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Dr. Saeed Awan, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Saeed Awan is board certified in general surgery and pediatric surgery by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is on staff at CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Awan attended medical school at Khyber Medical University in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. He served his residency training in general surgery at Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador and his residency training in pediatric surgery at King’s College Hospital, London, England.


CHOC Children’s Specialists – Pediatric Surgery
505 S. Main St. 225
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-364-4050
fax: 714-364-4051

CHOC Children’s Health Center in Corona
854 Magnolia Ave, Suite 101
Corona, CA 92879
phone: 714-364-4050
fax: 714-364-4051

Administrative Appointments

  • Pediatric Surgery, CHOC Children’s Specialists

Editorial Boards

  • International Journal of Surgery
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery


  • Medical School
    Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • General Surgery Residency
    Memorial University of Newfoundland & Labrador, St. John’s, Canada
  • General Surgery Fellowship
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • General Surgery Fellowship 
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada
  • Pediatric Surgery Certificate of Special Competence
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada

Lectures and Presentations

  • Approach to Lymphadenopathy in Children
  • Role of Ultrasound in Pediatric Surgery

Professional Organizations

  • Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America
  • Canadian Associations of Pediatric Surgeons
  • Pakistan Medical and Dental Council
  • Saskatchewan Medical Association

Our pediatric general and thoracic surgeons commonly perform the following surgeries: 

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Circumcision (not newborn)
  • Gall Stones (Cholecystectomy)
  • GERD (Fundoplications)
  • Hydrocele
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intussusception
  • Lumps & Bumps
  • Malrotation
  • Pectus Excavatum (Nuss procedure)
  • Precocious Puberty (Supprelin Implants)
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicle (Orchiopexy)

  • Saeed Awan MD
    • Appointments:
    • Office: 714-364-4050
    • Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
    • Board Certified: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
    • Additional Languages: Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi
    • On Staff at: CHOC Children's Hospital

Dr. Awan's Publications

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