Capital Region Special Surgery medical office Albany, NY

A multi-disciplinary practice dedicated to state-of-the-art care.

Medical specialists Albany New York

Ramez J. Awwad, MD, D,ABSM

ramez-awwad-bioDiplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine

Dr. Ramez Awwad is a native of Syracuse, NY. He has been practicing Otolaryngology in the Albany area since 2006. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from the University of Rochester. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He then went on to complete a five-year residency in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at SUNY-Syracuse.

Dr. Awwad’s personal experience suffering with sinus disease during his first year medical school is what led him to choose otolaryngology as his specialty. 

 “I had fairly extensive sinus disease and underwent endoscopic sinus surgery with a wonderful otolaryngologist in Syracuse, who would become one of my mentors.  I spent some time doing research in his voice disorders laboratory that summer and my passion for the field took off from there.”

Dr. Awwad is a Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine. He currently serves as President of the Medical Board of American Cancer Society HopeClub of the Capital Region.  Dr. Awwad offers traditional as well as minimally invasive options including balloon sinuplasty to treat sinus disease.

Dr. Ramez Awwad offers care for all adult and pediatric Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) disease including: pediatric and adult sinusitis, pediatric ear infections, nasal obstruction and allergy, tonsil and throat illness, chronic ear disease, thyroid and parathyroid disease, voice and swallowing problems, snoring and sleep apnea and, head and neck cancers.

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