Ziad Simon Fawaz, MD

Ziad S. Fawaz, MD
  • Specialty:

    Radiation Oncology
  • Education:

    MD, University of Montreal, Montreal QC, Canada
  • Residency:

    McGill University Health Center, Montreal QC,
  • Affiliations:

    UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital UPMC Mercy UPMC Presbyterian UPMC McKeesport UPMC Shadyside UPMC St Margaret UPMC Passavant UPMC East


Ziad S. Fawaz, MD, MS, is the medical director of the department of radiation oncology at UPMC McKeesport and an assistant professor of radiation oncology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He sees all radiation oncology cases and has a research interest in quality improvement in health care.

Dr. Fawaz is board-eligible in radiation oncology. He received his medical degree from the University of Montreal and completed both an internal medicine internship, followed by a radiation oncology residency at McGill University Health Center in Montreal. He received a master's degree in experimental medicine from McGill University for the creation, review, and pilot testing of a clinical tool to assess awareness of incurable disease.

Dr. Fawaz is a member the American Society for Radiation Oncology and serves on editorial review panels for international and national scientific journals.