Provider Info

Ramy A. Awad, M.D.

Ramy A. Awad, M.D.

Bariatric Surgery, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Surgery


  • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Medical School
  • University of California, Irvine, Residency General Surgery at UCI Medical
  • University of Florida, Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery/Bariatric Surgery


  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Bariatric Life Support
  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Felow ASMBS

Areas of Practice:

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professional Membership and Associations:

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Additional Information:

Dr. Awad is the Medical Director of the Desert Regional Medical Center Bariatric Program. He was named by Castle Connelly in the Palm Springs Life 2015 as one of the “Top Doctor” in Bariatric Surgery.  He believes in a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to ensure the best possible outcome and long term weight loss for the bariatric patient.  Weight loss surgery allows for resolution of many weight related comorbidities resulting  in improvement of health problems such as hypertension, diabetes or sleep apnea.  He also has maintained surgical expertise in general surgery including gallbladder, anti-reflux, hernia repair as well as gastrointestinal and colon cancer surgery.