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Michael M. Awad, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specialty Areas

Upper GI Surgery
GERD
Hiatal Hernia
Gallbladder Surgery
Esophageal Cancer

Board Certifications

Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Minimally invasive surgical techniques - laparoscopic, robotic, endoscopic - for GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease) paraesophageal hernia, hiatal hernias, achalasia, gastroparesis, peptic ulcer disease, gallbladder disease

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 8
Office Phone: 314-454-8877
Fax: 877-991-4780

Education

Education

Medical School: Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2001
Ph.D. (Pathobiology): Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 2001
Residency: Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital 2008
Visiting Registrar: The John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University 2006
Fellowship: Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery, Legacy Health Systems/Oregon Health Sciences 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Clinical activity of programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) blockade in never, light, and heavy smokers with non-small-cell lung cancer and PD-L1 expression ≥50.
Gainor JF, Rizvi H, Jimenez Aguilar E, Skoulidis F, Yeap BY, Naidoo J, Khosrowjerdi S, Mooradian M, Lydon C, Illei P, Zhang J, Peterson R, Ricciuti B, Nishino M, Zhang J, Roth JA, Grishman J, Anderson D, Little BP, Carter BW, Arbour K, Sauter JL, Mino-Kenudson M, Heymach JV, Digumarthy S, Shaw AT, Awad MM, Hellmann MD
Ann Oncol. 2020 Mar; 31(3)404-411. doi: 10.1016/j.annonc.2019.11.015.

PMID:
    32067682
    [PubMed - in process]
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Molecular mechanisms of acquired resistance to MET tyrosine kinase inhibitors in patients with MET exon 14 mutant NSCLC.
Recondo G, Bahcall M, Spurr LF, Che J, Ricciuti B, Leonardi GC, Lo YC, Li YY, Lamberti G, Nguyen T, Milan MSD, Venkatraman D, Umeton R, Paweletz CP, Albayrak A, Cherniack AD, Price KS, Fairclough SR, Nishino M, Sholl LM, Oxnard GR, Janne PA, Awad MM
Clin Cancer Res. 2020 Feb 7; pii: clincanres.3608.2019. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-3608.

PMID:
    32034073
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Treatment-Induced Tumor Dormancy through YAP-Mediated Transcriptional Reprogramming of the Apoptotic Pathway.
Kurppa KJ, Liu Y, To C, Zhang T, Fan M, Vajdi A, Knelson EH, Xie Y, Lim K, Cejas P, Portell A, Lizotte PH, Ficarro SB, Li S, Chen T, Haikala HM, Wang H, Bahcall M, Gao Y, Shalhout S, Boettcher S, Shin BH, Thai T, Wilkens MK, Tillgren ML, Mushajiang M, Xu M, Choi J, Bertram AA, Ebert BL, Beroukhim R, Bandopadhayay P, Awad MM, Gokhale PC, Kirschmeier PT, Marto JA, Camargo FD, Haq R, Paweletz CP, Wong KK, Barbie DA, Long HW, Gray NS, Jänne PA
Cancer Cell. 2020 Jan 13; 37(1)104-122.e12. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2019.12.006.

PMID:
    31935369
    [PubMed - in process]
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Antitumor activity of crizotinib in lung cancers harboring a MET exon 14 alteration.
Drilon A, Clark JW, Weiss J, Ou SI, Camidge DR, Solomon BJ, Otterson GA, Villaruz LC, Riely GJ, Heist RS, Awad MM, Shapiro GI, Satouchi M, Hida T, Hayashi H, Murphy DA, Wang SC, Li S, Usari T, Wilner KD, Paik PK
Nat Med. 2020 Jan; 26(1)47-51. doi: 10.1038/s41591-019-0716-8.

PMID:
    31932802
    [PubMed - in process]
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Harmonization of Tumor Mutational Burden Quantification and Association With Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer.
Vokes NI, Liu D, Ricciuti B, Jimenez-Aguilar E, Rizvi H, Dietlein F, He MX, Margolis CA, Elmarakeby HA, Girshman J, Adeni A, Sanchez-Vega F, Schultz N, Dahlberg S, Zehir A, Jänne PA, Nishino M, Umeton R, Sholl LM, Van Allen EM, Hellmann MD, Awad MM
JCO Precis Oncol. 2019; 3doi: 10.1200/PO.19.00171.

PMID:
    31832578
    [PubMed]
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy in Patients With Preexisting Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Abu-Sbeih H, Faleck DM, Ricciuti B, Mendelsohn RB, Naqash AR, Cohen JV, Sellers MC, Balaji A, Ben-Betzalel G, Hajir I, Zhang J, Awad MM, Leonardi GC, Johnson DB, Pinato DJ, Owen DH, Weiss SA, Lamberti G, Lythgoe MP, Manuzzi L, Arnold C, Qiao W, Naidoo J, Markel G, Powell N, Yeung SJ, Sharon E, Dougan M, Wang Y
J Clin Oncol. 2020 Feb 20; 38(6)576-583. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.01674.

PMID:
    31800340
    [PubMed - in process]
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Idiopathic Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis with Complete Ladd's Band: A Rare Association.
Abo Elyazeed AM, Shalaby MM, Awad MM, Effat AM, Abdella AE, Shehata SM
European J Pediatr Surg Rep. 2019 Jan; 7(1)e66-e68. doi: 10.1055/s-0039-1698400.

PMID:
    31763128
    [PubMed]
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Outcomes to first-line pembrolizumab in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and very high PD-L1 expression.
Aguilar EJ, Ricciuti B, Gainor JF, Kehl KL, Kravets S, Dahlberg S, Nishino M, Sholl LM, Adeni A, Subegdjo S, Khosrowjerdi S, Peterson RM, Digumarthy S, Liu C, Sauter J, Rizvi H, Arbour KC, Carter BW, Heymach JV, Altan M, Hellmann MD, Awad MM
Ann Oncol. 2019 Oct 1; 30(10)1653-1659. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz288.

PMID:
    31435660
    [PubMed - in process]
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Cephamycins inhibit pathogen sporulation and effectively treat recurrent Clostridioides difficile infection.
Srikhanta YN, Hutton ML, Awad MM, Drinkwater N, Singleton J, Day SL, Cunningham BA, McGowan S, Lyras D
Nat Microbiol. 2019 Dec; 4(12)2237-2245. doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0519-1.

PMID:
    31406331
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of universal adhesives on microtensile bond strength to hybrid ceramic.
Awad MM, Albedaiwi L, Almahdy A, Khan R, Silikas N, Hatamleh MM, Alkhtani FM, Alrahlah A
BMC Oral Health. 2019 Aug 6; 19(1)178. doi: 10.1186/s12903-019-0865-7.

PMID:
    31387557
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Imaging of Precision Therapy for Lung Cancer: Current State of the Art.
Park H, Sholl LM, Hatabu H, Awad MM, Nishino M
Radiology. 2019 Oct; 293(1)15-29. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2019190173.

PMID:
    31385753
    [PubMed - in process]
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Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Outcomes for Patients With Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Receiving Baseline Corticosteroids for Palliative Versus Nonpalliative Indications.
Ricciuti B, Dahlberg SE, Adeni A, Sholl LM, Nishino M, Awad MM
J Clin Oncol. 2019 Aug 1; 37(22)1927-1934. doi: 10.1200/JCO.19.00189.

PMID:
    31206316
    [PubMed - in process]
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Impact of MET inhibitors on survival among patients with non-small cell lung cancer harboring MET exon 14 mutations: a retrospective analysis.
Awad MM, Leonardi GC, Kravets S, Dahlberg SE, Drilon A, Noonan SA, Camidge DR, Ou SI, Costa DB, Gadgeel SM, Steuer CE, Forde PM, Zhu VW, Fukuda Y, Clark JW, Jänne PA, Mok T, Sholl LM, Heist RS
Lung Cancer. 2019 Jul; 13396-102. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2019.05.011.

PMID:
    31200835
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tranexamic Acid Influences the Immune Response, but not Bacterial Clearance in a Model of Post-Traumatic Brain Injury Pneumonia.
Draxler DF, Awad MM, Hanafi G, Daglas M, Ho H, Keragala C, Galle A, Roquilly A, Lyras D, Sashindranath M, Medcalf RL
J Neurotrauma. 2019 Dec 1; 36(23)3297-3308. doi: 10.1089/neu.2018.6030.

PMID:
    31140372
    [PubMed - in process]
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BRAF Mutation Class and Clinical Outcomes-Response.
Dagogo-Jack I, Awad MM, Shaw AT
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 May 15; 25(10)3189. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-19-0422.

PMID:
    31092613
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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EGFR mutation subtypes and response to immune checkpoint blockade treatment in non-small-cell lung cancer.
Hastings K, Yu HA, Wei W, Sanchez-Vega F, DeVeaux M, Choi J, Rizvi H, Lisberg A, Truini A, Lydon CA, Liu Z, Henick BS, Wurtz A, Cai G, Plodkowski AJ, Long NM, Halpenny DF, Killam J, Oliva I, Schultz N, Riely GJ, Arcila ME, Ladanyi M, Zelterman D, Herbst RS, Goldberg SB, Awad MM, Garon EB, Gettinger S, Hellmann MD, Politi K
Ann Oncol. 2019 Aug 1; 30(8)1311-1320. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdz141.

PMID:
    31086949
    [PubMed - in process]
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Poroid hidradenoma of the scalp in an immunosuppressed patient.
Grant MT, Awad MM
J Surg Case Rep. 2019 May; 2019(5)rjz146. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjz146.

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    31086655
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Structure-based design generated novel hydroxamic acid based preferential HDAC6 lead inhibitor with on-target cytotoxic activity against primary choroid plexus carcinoma.
Kassab SE, Mowafy S, Alserw AM, Seliem JA, El-Naggar SM, Omar NN, Awad MM
J Enzyme Inhib Med Chem. 2019 Dec; 34(1)1062-1077. doi: 10.1080/14756366.2019.1613987.

PMID:
    31072216
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumor Volume Analysis as a Predictive Marker for Prolonged Survival in Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase-rearranged Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated With Crizotinib.
Hida T, Dahlberg SE, Lydon CA, Hatabu H, Johnson BE, Awad MM, Nishino M
J Thorac Imaging. 2020 Mar; 35(2)101-107. doi: 10.1097/RTI.0000000000000413.

PMID:
    30985604
    [PubMed - in process]
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Palliative Radiation Therapy for Vertebral Metastases and Metastatic Cord Compression in Patients Treated With Anti-PD-1 Therapy.
Fareed MM, Pike LRG, Bang A, Huynh MA, Taylor A, Spektor A, Awad MM, Ott PA, Krishnan M, Balboni TA, Schoenfeld JD
Front Oncol. 2019; 9199. doi: 10.3389/fonc.2019.00199.

PMID:
    30984622
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Areas of Research Interest

The design and development of new surgical platforms for performing NOTES (natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery)