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photo Dreema Zafar Awan, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Education and Training
MBBS, The Aga Khan University (PK), 2013
Internal Medicine Residency, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, 2019
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

Single-Site Pacing is Associated with Superior Atrial Mechanics Compared to Dual-Site Pacing in Dogs. Poster. Aurora Healthcare Annual Science & Research Symposium, 2014 (Milwaukee, WI). Authors: MN Ahmad, I Choudhuri, D Awan, BK Khandheria, KA Ammar.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Awan is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. She attended medical school at Aga Khan University before completing a residency in internal medicine at the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. Before joining the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2019, Dr. Awan served as a research associate in electrophysiology and cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, TX. She continues to research and present on current issues in cardiology.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Safavi-Naeini, P, Zafar-Awan, D, Zhu, H, Zablah, G, Ganapathy, AV, Rasekh, A, Saeed, M, Razavi, JE, Razavi, M. Accuracy of Voltage Signal Measurement During Radiofrequency Delivery Through the SMARTTOUCH Catheter. Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology. 2017; 28(1): 51-55.
Pervez, S, Haroon, S, Awan, D. Ki-67 Labeling Indices in 'Classic' versus 'Blastoid' Mantle Cell Lymphomas--Proposed Cutoff Values for Routine Diagnostic Workup. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2015; 16(15): 6951-4.
Phua, J, Joynt, G, Nishimura, M, Deng, Y, Myatra, S, Chan, YH, Bing, NG, Tan, CC, Faruq, MO, Arabi, YM, Wahjuprajitno, B, Liu, S, Hashemian, S, Kashif, W, Staworn, D, Palo, JE, Koh, Y, ACME Study Investigators and the Asian Critical Care Clinical Trials Group. Withholding and Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Treatments in Intensive Care Units in Asia. JAMA Internal Medicine. 2015; 175(3): 363-71.