Hesham M. Awadh, MD

Assistant Professor


Clinical Interests



Dr. Awadh provides evaluation, treatment and follow-up care for patients with infectious diseases and infectious diseases in an immunocompromised host. He also assists in managing community-based epidemiology and infection control and prevention.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Jordan (Amman, Jordan)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Internal Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Member, Jordanian Medical Association


  • Certified: American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty certification in Infectious Disease

Additional Languages

  • Arabic

Marshall Internal Medicine

A provider-based department of Cabell Huntington Hospital
Erma Ora Byrd Clinical Center
1249 15th Street
2nd & 3rd Floor
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: 304.691.1000

Map & Directions

Desimmie BA, Raru YY, Awadh HM, He P, Teka S, Willenburg KS. 2021. Insights into SARS-CoV-2 Persistence and Its Relevance. Viruses. 2021 6 17;13(6).
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Ryan Carroll, MD,1 Courtney Nichols, MD,2 Hesham Awadh, MD,3 Haresh Visweshwar, MD,3 Derek Evans, Pharm.D,5 and Kara Willenburg, MD6. 2018. Three Cases of Neutropenic Enterocolitis Following Midostaurin Administration Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Nov; 5(Suppl 1): S337. Published online 2018 Nov 26. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy210.959

Hesham Awadh, Haresh Visweshwar, Jacob Kilgore, Kara Willenburg. 2017. Watch Out! Syphilis Is Back – Case Series of Four Cases of Ocular syphilis Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Fall; 4(Suppl 1): S106. Published online 2017 Oct 4. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx163.101

Awadh H, Mansour M, Aqtash O, Shweihat Y. 2017. Pneumonia due to a Rare Pathogen: Achromobacter xylosoxidans, Subspecies denitrificans. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2017 9 13;2017:3969682.
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Mansour M1, Abdel-Aziz Y1, Awadh H1, Shah N2, Ajmera A2. . 2017. Complete Esophageal Obstruction after Endoscopic Variceal Band Ligation in a Patient with a Sliding Hiatal Hernia. ACG Case Rep J. .
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Awadh H, Mansour M, Shorman M. 2016. Bacteremia with an Unusual Pathogen: Mycobacterium neoaurum. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2016 11 4;2016:5167874.
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