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Dr. Herbert Awender, MD

General Surgery*
4.5 (16)
Map Pin Small Akron, OH
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Overview of Dr. Herbert Awender, MD

Dr. Herbert Awender, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Akron, OH. Patients rated Dr. Awender an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Awender works at Akron General in Akron, OH. They frequently treat conditions like Gallstones, Cholecystitis and Gallstones and Intestinal Obstruction along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Awender's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Akron General
    4125 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (330) 521-3273

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Gallstones
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Intestinal Obstruction
Abdominal Pain
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anorectal Fistula
Ascites
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Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Crohn's Disease
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Gastroparesis
Hemorrhoids
Ileus
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Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Pelvic Abscess
Small Intestine Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Colectomy
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Bladder Diverticulum
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bowel Strangulation
Brain Injury
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colon Cancer
Constipation
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Empyema
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Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Varices
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gastric Ulcer
Graft vs Host Disease
Gynecologic Cancer
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Fistula
Ischemic Colitis
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Primary Biliary Cholangitis
Proctoptosis
Pyloric Stenosis
Rectal Prolapse
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominal Surgery
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Appendectomy
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colostomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision
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Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastrectomy
Gastrotomy
Hepatectomy
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Port Placements or Replacements
Procetectomy With Robotic Assist
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Salpingectomy with Robotic Assist
Salpingo Oopherectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Thoracentesis
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wedge Resection Colon
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • AultCare
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Principal Life
    • The Health Plan of the Upper Ohio Valley
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.5
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    Based on 16 ratings
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    About Dr. Herbert Awender, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1245308055
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    Education & Certifications

    Internship
    • University Rochester
    Internship
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Cleveland Clinic

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Herbert Awender, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Awender is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Awender has seen patients for Gallstones, Cholecystitis and Gallstones and Intestinal Obstruction, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Awender on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    16 patients have reviewed Dr. Awender. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Awender.

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