Dr. Saeed Awan, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Saeed Awan, Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery

  • Saeed Awan MD
  • Appointments:
  • Office: 714-364-4050
  • Specialty: Pediatric Surgery
  • Board Certified: General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
  • Additional Languages: Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi

Dr. Saeed Awan is pediatric surgeon, board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgeons, and in pediatric surgery, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is on medical staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange. Prior to joining CHOC, 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. Dr. Awan’s clinical interests include pediatric laparoscopic surgery and hernia surgery.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric laparoscopic surgery and hernia surgery.

Saeed Awan MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange .


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

CHOC 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 Specialists

Editorial Boards

  • International Journal of Surgery
  • Journal of Pediatric Surgery


  • Medical School
    Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • General Surgery 
    PGMI Lady Reading, Peshwar, Pakistan
  • General Surgery
    Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan
  • General Surgery
    Hayat Shaheed Teaching Hospital, Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin, Dublin
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Sheffield’s Children’s Hospital, Sheffield, UK
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Alder Hey Liverpool Children’s Hospital, Liverpool, UK
  • Pediatric Surgery
    St. George’s Hospital, London, UK
  • Pediatric Surgery
    King’s College Hospital, London, UK
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Royal Alexandra Hospital for Sick Children, Brighton, UK

Lectures and Presentations

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


A.Vasquez, A.Hall, A.Schellenberg, S. Awan and G. Miller. Sutureless Gastroschisis Closure avoids neurotoxicity of General Anesthesia. Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons. 2014; Abstract Poster.

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: