December 13, 2012, - 4:03 pm

Hussein “Sam” Awada: Shi’ite Muslim Doc w Millions in Medicare Fraud Has Hezbollah Ties, Sent $$$ to Lebanon

By Debbie Schlussel

If you don’t want your tax money going to Hezbollah, you should be happy that the feds finally caught Hussein “Sam” Awada, the the Shi’ite Muslim chief of Family Practice for St. John’s Hospital in suburban Detroit’s Macomb County–a position he obtained based solely on his ethnicity and religion. Dr. Awada, a drug dealer and Medicare defrauder to the tune of millions of dollars, was in federal court yesterday, where he was arraigned pursuant to a federal criminal complaint. And he sent many of the millions he scammed from you to Lebanon (stuffed inside furniture), where he has relatives who are Hezbollah terrorists. When he was questioned about his healthcare fraud crimes by a local reporter, Awada’s brother used it as an opportunity to attack America and America’s military, so typical of the “moderate,” “patriotic” Muslim community. Read the Federal Criminal Complaint, consisting of a 40-page affidavit by DEA Special Agent Edward Moore. And watch the video below of Dr. Awada and his family attacking America in response–the same America that gave him a great job despite the fact that his medical credentials are, um, less than stellar.


Drug Dealer & Medicare Defrauder Dr. Hussein “Sam” Awada Sent Millions Stuffed in Furniture to Lebanon, Comes From a Shi’ite Muslim Family of Hezbollah Terrorists (& Yes, He Has Girlieman “GuyBrows“)

Dr. Awada, a proud graduate of Ross University School of Medicine in the Commonwealth of Dominica in the Caribbean (when your doc went to med school in St. Kitts or Nevis, it’s a hint that he’s not among medicine’s best and brightest), is the perfect example of how affirmative action for Arab Muslims results in a culture of entitlements, scams, and flat out rip-offs of the American people. Yesterday, Awada was criminally charged in federal court for scamming millions of dollars in Medicare from the federal government for “services” he billed to dead patients. He also is a drug dealer, writing thousands of prescriptions in controlled substances to anyone who needed it . . . if the price was right. Dr. Awada sent piles and piles of cash stuffed in furniture to Lebanon. More on his Hezbo relatives later on. But note that Dr. Awada got away with this for so long because of his ethnicity and religion.

I’d heard for over a year about Dr. Awada’s Medicare fraud and other scams, but I didn’t have enough evidence to post it here without risking a lawsuit. And, by the way, if you know of someone who is ripping off the government, whether it’s Medicare or Medicaid fraud (Muslims and Arabs make up the lion’s share of those who get caught doing this) or something else, please e-mail me, because you could make a lot of money filing a sealed federal Qui Tam lawsuit under the False Claims Act, which forced the feds to investigate and gives the person who reports the fraud a percentage of the recovered money (I’ve filed such suits before and know how to do it).

Over the last three years, Awada billed at least $3 million to Medicare and that doesn’t even count the gazillions he made in drug dealing by writing illegal prescriptions. He was paid at least $50,000 a month in hundred-dollar bills for this by just one “runner” (a pusher who recruits fake patients). Incredibly, Dr. Awada, who is an obvious flight risk to Hezbollah-controlled Lebanon, is out on a $10,000 unsecured bond, and while he was required to surrender his U.S. passport, my sources say he still has a Lebanese passport that he can use to get out of America. He wouldn’t be the first Shi’ite Muslim with federal charges against him in Detroit to escape back to Lebanon (as Fawzi Mustapha Assi did by sneaking into Canada wearing a burqa) under the protection of the Hezbos.


Apparently, rip-offs run in the family. Awada is the brother of Turkia Awada Mullin, the woman I told you about months ago who scammed the people of Wayne County, Michigan (the home of Detroit) to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars and then got the short-lived position heading Detroit Metro Airport for which she wasn’t qualified. She is now under investigation by the FBI for public corruption and lives in a multi-million dollar home in swanky Birmingham, Michigan, where she daily works out at the Birmingham Powerhouse Gym.

There are also questions about the Awada brother and sis and how a deal was brokered for Dr. Awada’s medical building. Sources say that when she was a corrupt Wayne County official, Turkia Awada Mullin brokered the deal for several Wayne County government contractors to build her brother Dr. Awada’s new office building at below market rates in exchange for continued and increased county business.

And, as I mentioned, Awada’s family is well known not only to be supporters of Hezbollah, but he has relatives who are Hezbollah terrorists. The feds aren’t saying this publicly, but privately DEA and other federal law enforcement agents who worked on the case believe that’s where at least some of the money went. One of Awada’s cousins, Mohamed Sleiman Awada, a Hezbollah terrorist from Zifta in South Lebanon was killed in November 1984 trying to kill Israeli soldiers. He is revered as a martyr of the Islamic resistance by Hezbollah. Other Awada relatives who live different parts of Lebanon, including Khiam, Al-Bazourieh, Al Burj Al-Shimali, and so on, are also Hezbollah supporters and members and/or members of other related Islamic terrorist groups.

Below are photos of another relative, Alhajah Intisar Awada a/k/a Wafa’e Nasrallah, who is from Harakat Amal – the Shi’ite Amal Militia, which is now essentially Hezbollah. She was involved in many terror attacks against the Israeli Defense Forces and the South Lebanese Army. All of her attacks were under the code name “Alquabda Alhussainieh,” in reference to Imam Hussein. The code or logo was created by Mohamed Saad, who was killed for being a terrorist. Intisar Awada was captured once for 17 days by the South Lebanese Army General Security Services (SLA GSS) and was interrogated by Taleb Sablini, a Shi’ite member of the SLA GSS. But for some unknown reason, she was accidentally released. The boy in the photo is her son, who trained to become a terrorist and now is one.




Hussein “Sam” Awada wasn’t just a drug dealer and Medicare scammer, he took his “duty” as a Shi’ite Muslim very seriously . . . even trying to drum a Christian Lebanese Middle Eastern restaurant out of business. When Alexander’s Lebanese Cuisine–a Maronite Christian-owned restaurant with proprietors who were in the Lebanese Forces and support Israel–opened in the Detroit suburb of Warren, it was a success. (I recommend to all of my non-kosher friends in Detroit to patronize that establishment!) So, Dr. Awada opened a competing restaurant, Cafe Jole, down the street, to serve the same kind of food, undercut the prices, and try to put it “Alexander” out of business. Oh, and it was the perfect operation through which to launder some of his ill-gotten and illegal cash.

Another Awada sibling, a sister, is a plastic surgeon. Although most plastic surgery is cosmetic and not subject to scams, one wonders if she bills nose jobs to insurance companies–as several Arab Muslim plastic surgeons do for their fellow Arab Muslim patients–as “medically necessary” when they are not. There have been accusations that the multi-million dollar Birmingham home in her name was really a cover for Turkia Mullin and her ill-gotten cash.

Hussein “Sam” Awada–and his entire Shi’ite Muslim, Hezbollah-supporting family–got everywhere he is because of the ridiculous pro-Muslim, pro-Arab affirmative action we’ve put into place to repent for being victims of Islamic terrorism on 9/11 (and before and since) and briefly recognizing who the perpetrators were before apologizing and bending over endlessly.

It’s the reason he was elevated to a lofty position at a prominent hospital despite graduating from Club Med-ical School. It’s the reason his sister was allowed to scam for herself hundreds of thousands of dollars from Wayne County, Michigan and get a job running Metro Detroit’s airport despite no qualifications. It’s the reason Sam Awada was allowed to scam Medicare for years and openly operate as a drug dealer without anyone taking a look. That it took the DEA to stop his illegal activity speaks loudly. It tells me that the FBI and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, which normally would investigate and pursue such a case, declined. They’re politically correct agencies and probably didn’t want to go after a Shi’ite Muslim Lebanese doctor who supports Hezbollah. I’m glad the DEA made up for the other agencies’ self-inflicted plague of PC.

But, while Sam Awada may finally face justice, there are plenty more Sam Awadas–from the same background and community–who are getting away with it on American soil. And laughing all the way to the bank . . . or the stuffed Lebanon-destined furniture.

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56 Responses

Disgusting political correctness – a muslims best friend.

Oh, and “Club Med-ical School” – hilarious!

DS_ROCKS! on December 13, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Living on the same street as his old office I complained to the police and the mayor of Warren about the traffic problems and overabundance of traffic and congestion coming from this small office. Made no sense that a small office had 20-30 cars parked on our residential street at any one time. I complained about this 2 years ago! I hope it got some attention and was at least noticed…but no it continued on the same way until he built his new office and the traffic FINALLY left our street. It was quite obvious that these were not “typical” patients. I hope he ends up in jail where he belongs. Good riddance.

    Chris on December 14, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    I’ve been Dr. Awada’s patient for a few years running. I’ve run into some odd situations while at his office on 12 Mile Rd, which was always full, practically standing room only in a very cramped waiting room. It’s a very tiny place and only suitable for a doctor willing to see fewer patients than Dr. Awada was trying to stuff into his schedule. I’ve sat in that office for 4 hours at times while trying to be seen. My wife and I have been there a couple occasions for routine office visits when a woman would come out and offer to take us back to perform what to me seemed to be unnecessary studies — carotid ultrasound, x-rays, electrocardiograms — without first seeing or consulting me as to the reasons for and the medical necessity for these procedures and what they might be looking for. I thought it rather shady at the time as I type medical transcription for a living and know that no doctor wants to be caught ordering unnecessary tests for their patients. This article and a few others I’ve read leave me sick to my stomach while thinking that I’ve unwittingly been contributing to Dr. Awada’s shady deals. I’ll be looking for a new physician ASAP.

    Reverend Egg Plant on January 21, 2013 at 2:39 pm

I wish ANYONE (whether they come here and actually READ and comprehend the blog) who wants to be sooooooo tolerant and PC about Islam (all the while knowing NOTHING!) would put the time they put into ignorantly whinging about intolerance about and for Moooooslims into learning not only about ‘hawala’ and “zakat” but the many, many, many groups and sub-groups that finance jihad.

That would be time put to better use and perhaps they’d learn a thing or two to be placed in an empty brain!

And I am not shocked about how horribly useless the FBI & DHHS are. The Connecticut FBI are not shy about openly weeping about how they can no longer meet with CAIR. Are you listening, America?

I remember those columns on Turkia Mullin. I’m gonna re-read those links now.

Skunky on December 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm

Debbie, thanks for this link and story, the truth’s got be exposed, and I didn’t know that Ms. Turkia Awada-Mullins was related to this dude Hussein Awada?

And I’m really glad you got all of the information and/or evidence about these folks and their medicare scams and frauds by sending their patient’s money to hezbollah and other money-laundering scandals, etc. As you said DS, if you’d knee-jerk gave out the story with little facts and evidence about this situation, these folks, the Awada’s might’ve sued you for libel (even though you as a practicing lawyer have NEVER been sued for libel/defamation)!

“A nation is defined by its borders, language & culture!”

Sean R. on December 13, 2012 at 5:56 pm

Is that little bitch-boy in the camis a hamas boy scout? What’s with the salute?

I hope the feds, when they prove the amount of money sent illegally to our enemies, seize EVERY piece of furniture, vehicles, houses, clothes…everything that rat bastard owns, then ship his family back to whatever shithole country they came from. For you PC left-wingers, sorry for the grammatical error. Should read, ‘…whatever shithole country from which they came.”

WilliamMunny on December 13, 2012 at 6:50 pm

As far Dr. Awada’s beneficiaries in Lebanon are concerned he’s not a criminal because he’s defrauding the ultimate villain, the United Zionist States of America. A nice byproduct from their point of view is that he by spreads drug dependence along the way thus corrupting our culture.
They must have been laughing all the way to the nearest HSBC, assuming they have them in Lebanon.
Hard to tell if it’s his lawyer, handler or bodyguard that signals to the left for assistance by trying to blame the military complex of America. I think he meant the military industrial complex.
As if that has anything to do with being a Medicare pusher.
Nothing like a bit of divide and conquer though.
The left and radical Islam have been cheating off the same page for so long now they’re starting to sound like an old married couple.

Frankz on December 13, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Guess the religion:

A Nevada couple allegedly collected more than $219,000 in what Oregon officials say is the largest case of client welfare fraud in state history.

Donte Marquis Muhammad and his wife, Lakisha Emma Louise Muhammad, were indicted in Clackamas County on racketeering, theft and fraud charges. Investigators contend the Muhammads simultaneously received Oregon housing, welfare, food stamp and other assistance at multiple Portland-area addresses before scheming to collect even more state aid in Las Vegas, claiming the move was necessary for Lakisha Muhammad’s health.

ender on December 13, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Good God. Someone needs to tell the Mooooslim PIG WOMAN that she would be doing the WHOLE WORLD a favor by making sure she ALWAYS wear a FULL HIJAB. EVEN THE EYES!!

StinkyBird on December 14, 2012 at 1:12 am

So will there be incestifations into all muslim doctors in order to look for anomalies? This is most likely the tip of the iceberg. I hope the DEA find more, who knows how many billions are being scammed.

Canadian Steve on December 14, 2012 at 11:03 am

Oh my, I must apologize for the typo of investigations in my previous post!
I saw it just as I hit “send”.

Canadian Steve on December 14, 2012 at 11:05 am

Nice job DS!!!


GC on December 14, 2012 at 11:16 am

“What kind of medicine cures death?” Gotta love Leduff. If nothing else, he is truly entertaining. I missed this one. ThX,Deb!!!

Visteo on December 14, 2012 at 12:50 pm

debbie you need to find something better to live for you low life, quit down grading my family you wish u could have earned either of those positions my cousins had, your a scum bag and thats all your ever be one day your gonna fuck with the wrong person

hussien awada on December 14, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    you will do anything to attack a muslim no matter innocent or guilty. the truth will come out about you one day.

    hussien awada on December 14, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    I am glad you are exposed. You are non only a thieve but a traitor to this country. I hope you spend many, many years in jail. Debbie is right and very courageous to write this article.
    Down with Hezbollah and Hamas and all of you the terrorists. Long live America and Israel.

    Cassandra Clearwater on December 14, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    Enjoy your time in prison being every one’s girly man. You are far worse than a “regular” drug dealer who sells coke. They at least make no pretense as to what they are doing. You however masquerading as a doctor is beyond contemptable. Not only should you be sentenced for your drug crimes, you are an enemy to ALL Americans and should be tried as a traitor and a war criminal.
    Rot for the rest of your miserable life son of 6000 dogs.

    Canadian Steve on December 15, 2012 at 1:38 am

    Dr Masri the nose czar of Dearborn hiding behind his divorced wife deceived both myself and his Muslem victim Souad who was my late mothers caregiver.
    Sometimes it is difficult to tell the usual suspects involved in insurance rip offs from the terrorists funding our enemies.
    Hussein, you should come out and say what you really mean.
    Good Doctor my ass, Bashar is British trained opthomologist.
    The pc FBI and MI politicians who allow scum like your cuz to practice untouched is the problem. I notice you did not deny even one of Debbie’s accusations and facts, instead you threaten her life? Maybe someday your wide mouth will buy you exactly what you threaten.
    It is only a matter of time until the deportations of scum doctors working for Hezbollah and their supporters like yourself are given one way tickets back to your respective hells.

    Ronald Wolf on February 17, 2014 at 9:48 pm



Rick on December 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm

That is nothing. There is a I think a sister whos a plastic surgeon too. So millions going to kill us soldiers.

Yesman on December 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Let’s hope that all that $$$$ gets diverted to Syria to fight the civil war there, and gets all burnt up in Shias killing Sunnis, and vice versa. It would have done a wonderful job despite the money laundering!

Infidel on December 14, 2012 at 6:51 pm

wow i remember when awada was an understudy to my than family physician dr simmons…yep, located in same office i once ventured into as a kid for my weekly allergy shots…been to that office tons of times as a kid thankfully awada was just a drop of post sex juice scraped off the dirt floor and salvaged into the piece of feces he became…aint that somethin

n kaly on December 18, 2012 at 8:32 pm

There is so much corruption amongst the arab community. They lie and say they have no birth records, therefore allowing them to lie about their age and collect on our social security system 10+ years earlier than they should.

They own EVERY cash business in Michigan. If its a cash system, you better beleive, they pitch in with their stolen funds and pay cash for teh businesses…party stores, gas stations, tim hortons, papa romanos, and have recently acquired the entire se MI franchise for Dominos pizza. Basha diagnostics, all the portable MRI machinge…so they can drive around and collect money. Just try and buy something as an american…good luck…..they have ALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL the cash…and now we see how.

When is the US government going to crack down on this illegal activity. Break the law…..get deported…period.

Fake Id’s, different names/spellings, passports…we simply provide them all of this with no evidence of who they really are….all their id’s got burnt up in iraq…..likely story but we fall for it.

Anette on December 20, 2012 at 10:44 am

Anyone want to picket the court that let him off on bond !

lets start something ! ! !

this guy is gonna flee…just like all the others. he already has connections for fake passports, as they all do.

picketer on December 20, 2012 at 11:26 am

This article is all screwed up. There is more racism than facts. All allegations and the man is innocent till proven guilty. Dea and fbi are hating more because they can’t find anything! This debbie lady really has a hate against muslims that’s for sure. Don’t u have anything better to do? Go get laid. Unless ur too ugly to lol, which most who sit behind a screen and talk shit are. Anywho on the flip side, If he sent money back home to support terrosim via containers with furnitures, how the fuck did our American CUSTOMS not catch that? Are they really that stupid? They shouldve caught Awada then and there. Idk this all seems like a hate crime to me since they pressed no charges and let the man go on a 10k bond. I know people doing 10-20 years for stuff like this. Oh and also, you should really be careful who u write about, the next person may not take it as lightly. IP addresses are not difficult to track nowadays. If DEA and FBI can do it, so can anyone else. No threats, just saying.

Keep your head up Mr. Awada. God won’t take you to if he can’t take you thru. Let them talk, let them hate, its not ur fault they are at the bottom(small minded fucks), let them stay. Let them say whatever. Success comes with haters. You will get thru this!

Rabz on December 20, 2012 at 11:34 pm

Rabz – your comments are childish at best. Go get laid, unless your too ugly? What are you? 12?

Read the DEA report genius. The idiot was under investigation for over a year and was pill pushing narcotics on the streets which cost Medicare over 4 Million dollars! Before you jump on here to defend your “brother”…i say “cowardly bastard”…get the facts. The so-called storage container that was shipped with 20 Million in cash to Lebanon CAME DIRECTLY FROM AWADA’S MOUTH during the undercover investigation! Medicare fraud can take up to 3-4 years before they finally get a court date in place etc. He’s not the only one that is free (at the moment) and awaiting a trial. Spend some time doing a little research and read up on the facts before making childish comments.; for example, your last paragraph is by far the most ridiculous thing I have read in a long time. Success comes with haters? hmmmmm….Read the DEA report you dumb fuck and understand his so-called success came at the expense of innocent bums with Medicare cards! His so-called Healthcare Recruiter, is an ex-con who did time for Murder in the 2nd degree along with illegal possession of firearms!

Here’s another one for you: He’s been cheating on his wife for a long time now with one of his staff. She’s listed as a Medical Assistant/Manager….BUT, she has no school or training to work in any medical office whatsoever! LOL yea, Rabz, your boy Awada is such a great guy!! lol NO ONE, NOT EVEN HIS FAMILY, EVEN LIKE HIM!

Keep your HEad up AWADA….just long enough to see ALL of the witnesses the DEA will call against you….especially character witnesses. YOUR FUCKED

Jerry on January 3, 2013 at 10:09 am

    arab doctors hate america!! they just take our money$$$$$$ he went to a foreign caribean medical school..his isiter is filthy

    Dr. Bob on January 4, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    The statement about the MA is true. she has no certificate of training to be medically assistanting and treating patients. the rumor of them two sleeping together is definitely seeming true based on the events that are currently taking place at his office. i was a pt of his and all of his MA’s are gone but her. hmmmmm wonder why. He deserves everything he has coming to him.

    rottinhe$$ on January 20, 2013 at 11:22 am

all arabs doctors are billing medicare for treatment they dont do!!! those arab doctors tell me they bill ALL their relatives everyday even if theyare not in the office!!they are rippingoff the medicare they hate america!!

Dr. Bob on January 4, 2013 at 1:05 pm

Those arab doctors are ripping off Medicare daily…i work at a nursing hime nd this arab doctor never comes in but he tells me he bills “those old farts” anyways!!

joe richey on January 4, 2013 at 1:38 pm

You are as ignorant and racist as they come. It is amazing your stupidity is protected by free speech as the filth that spews from your nasty lips deserves nothing but soap! Your pathetic journalism and naive perception of other races other than the bastard family you come from is amazing! get a clue stulshell and get a real job BITCH!

You are a Dumb Racist Bitch on January 4, 2013 at 11:36 pm

Those Christians robed Enron and share holders out of millions and billions of dollars I did not see a picture of the church in the back ground on your web cite. How about the Christian terrorists shooting little boys in preschools I didn’t see a church in your blog. How about the mayors steeling city money where is the church there. I can go on for days. Bottom line is you are racist people.

Moe on January 16, 2013 at 5:31 pm

I am still dumbfounded by everything that sam has done. I have known his family my entire life, went through school with them. He was a family friend until he became my doctor- and it seemed like his practice was out of control. He seemed like a caring doctor, but there were always ten patients for every one appointment. I thought he was greedy, but did not think he was a terrorist. I am more pissed about the fact that his illgotten gains were sent to a foreign country than anything else! His whole family prospered because they lived in the USA- got a hell of a lot more from our country than my family ever did. Does not matter what race he is, they took from Americans that deserve it more than terrorists do. How can this family be out walking the streets when they have ties to terrorists groups??? Aren’t there laws to stop this? Feds had enough proof to close him down, but he should be allowed to go on with his life as an American?? Makes sense to all of us Americans that the money was taken from. How many of his patients still have bill collectors calling them because of their medical bills? Should we just wire that money to Lebanon and cut out the middle man? How about all the fake scripts he wrote to addicts? What are they gonna do to get their next fix? I am sure this will not affect the crime rate either. This definately deserves just a slap on the wrist to Dr Hussein!

Gerri on January 23, 2013 at 2:02 pm

His own family says he has another (lebanese) passport and that if he hasnt fled, he will be fleeing. WTH. Who is the prosecutor ? Shouldnt they be tipped off.

Is he still open for biz ?

concerned on February 5, 2013 at 10:04 am

    his office building is open but no cars are ever in the lot. he is trying to recruit nurse practitioners for his practice he can’t personally write any scripts. I know this as two nurse practitioners in my office were contacted by a man representing dr awada and offering immediate jobs to work for him

    cheryl on March 29, 2013 at 10:22 am

Any news or updates for his trial??!!

Rottinhe$$ on March 11, 2013 at 3:52 pm

I have known “Sam” and the entire Awada Family since Sam and I were in the 1st grade together and graduated High School. I have met his wife at gathering’s. This is so hard to believe because the Awada’s were good people. Mr. Awada was a very hard working man and went to work at a gas station every day. I went to school with three of his sister’s and his brother Rodney and they were all very well liked in school. Rodney was the one in the video with Sam walking while Charlie LeDuff was trying to interview them. I do not know why people are saying Sam’s family hate’s him? I am truly sadden by all of this, hope it all comes to a peaceful end because there are innocent children caught in the middle of all this.

Childhood Friend on April 29, 2013 at 12:14 am

He’s finally going to get what he deserves! Can not wait until Monday for court! He is a monster and has tried to make things hard for me and other ex employees..even after we quit there..karmas a bitch and I can’t wait!

ex employee on June 21, 2013 at 11:33 pm

Is Dr Awada’s brother a principal in Dearborn? It looked like him in the news video .

A: Yes. DS

Andrea on June 22, 2013 at 2:40 pm

Dr. Awada has never been anything but kind, professional & caring w/me in the 5+ years I’ve been a patient. He never ran unnecessary tests either. Since this happened, I’ve had to see specialists, who give me the same medicine Dr. Awada gave me. Many of those specialist’s ran unnecessary tests. Due to those doctors, my life has become a nightmare trying to straighten the billing out. Dr. Awada also Always took the time to explain things to me. Unlike many doctors I’ve dealt with in over 25 years. Also, perhaps Dr. Awada unknowingly hired shady recruiters, etc. Who’s to say? All I may truly say is that patients loved him, a lot. That’s why many waited so long to see him. I did too. St. John Macomb hired him as Chief of Family Medicine. Not because of his ethnic background but because he is a brilliant doctor. There were tons of letters displayed in his office from thankful families for the stellar care he gave. Whether he cured someone or had empathy & compassion w/a patient until they passed, it was all there in black & white. Keep your head held high Dr. Awada. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty. God bless you & your family.

Patient on June 24, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    I’d also like to add that the specialists I saw, Neurologists, etc., had nothing but the utmost respect for Dr. Awada after the 12-12-12 incident. That by itself speaks volumes to me. Many in the medical community had nothing but empathy for him. This alone should tell people that the media can take info or misinformation & turn it into something awful.

    Patient on June 24, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      Your comment is complete BS. That is not true, as being a former employee, Dr’s, specialist, etc. cut ties with him. Even the specialist that worked at metroplex, As Dr. A dragged his name through the mud, claiming all allegations were somebody else, not him. He is a liar, money hungry asshole that deserves everything he has coming to him. He cares nothing about his patients, employees or community. His side kick MA isn’t even certified to give patients care like shots etc. So I would advise to stay clear from this monster!!!

      Jess Heart on June 25, 2013 at 12:22 pm

It’s not BS. I have no reason to BS. I’m living it. As for the specialist who worked there. I saw him too. One of the most unprofessional doctors I’ve ever been to (25+ yr history). I couldn’t believe the way that doctor treated me & others!! Other doctors agree w/me about that. Other specialists are nervous because the DEA & FBI are involved & they want to stay clear of that. I assure you, behind closed doors many specialists think very highly of Dr. Awada. Patients were not forced to see him. They chose to see him & Waited to see him. Most patients said he was worth the wait because he was/is such a good doctor. We can all agree to disagree. I still believe you are innocent until proven guilty. Even then, some people are charged & are not guilty.. Anyway, I’m not looking to argue or anything. This is just my opinion. Also, his office was pretty busy today & has been for months. What I do find offensive is this racist article. None of us has all the facts! just what we read & journalists often blow things out of proportion. Even the weather! I don’t care what cultural background one comes from, there’s no excuse for this persons nastiness, period. This is America & everyone has a right to be here, live here peacefully, until proven otherwise.

Patient on June 25, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    He was busy because he made his patients hooked on drugs. Who in their right mind would pay $450 cash for ONE office visit!!!!! But the patients were so hooked, he kept them coming back. Its just like herion!! I am sure the DEA & FBI would open a case if they did not have facts to charge him. Think about it. If specialist that worked for him were so supportive, why cant he work in the hospitals anymore? All the Doctors that were credentialed under him, quit working with him. He defamed great Doctors to make himself look good, its pathetic. What does that tell you, that someone has to do that to try take focus off himself. SCUM! I have seen everything behind closed doors and he is not the man you think he is. He is a wolf in sheep clothing. Now if we were speaking of Dr. Collazo, that’s a different story. He is innocent. He tried to clean the 12 mile office up and Dr. A fired him because of that. He is a greedy man. Now I do feel sorry for his children. They don’t deserve what they are about to experience.

    Jess Heart on June 27, 2013 at 9:33 am

I cannot believe how hateful people are towards Dr. Awada on this sick forum, especially some of his terminated staff members. I worked for Dr. Awada and I can tell for sure that one of his sick minded employees Rick who he fired is behind alot of these “hate postings”. Rick stop posting under different peoples names on all of these forums! Its very obvious you hated Dr. Awada for firing you because you were not intelligent and couldn’t even do your job. Everyone knows it and we will all attest to that. The truth is that Dr. Awada has always been honest with us, patients love him and he will always be the caring physician to our community. I know he will get through this because of the overwhelming community support he still has which stands by him. Dr. Awada we stand by you and support you all the way. Nicole.

Nicole Domanski on July 13, 2013 at 12:04 am

    Thank you Nicole! So refreshing to see something nice for a change. In all this time, I never stopped seeing Dr Awada. He is busy everyday. A lot of his patients still go to him. Why? Because he’s a kind, compassionate & brilliant doctor. The community absolutely supports him. Can’t stand how others writing here call his patients drug addicts, etc. If they were, why would they still see Dr. Awada. All the hate & insults have got to stop. Peeps wonder why this world is So Crazy?! It’s the haters, the judges, the misinformed who believe they know it all. I remember you Nicole. You were always very professional too! Dr Awada only hires who he thinks will serve the same excellence he does. Keep your head up Dr Awada!! Too many peeps in the community do support you & kindness always wins in the end.

    Patient on July 15, 2013 at 8:58 am

As a patient of dr. Awada’s for 3 years I have to say that he was the first dr. After my stomach removal to start the proper monthly b 12 injections that I never knew were necessary. However from day one I seen the “recruiter” in and out of there at nearly every monthly appt I had. The “recruiters” patients made it no secret they were transported by him from great distances in groups. I blew it off a few times it was mentioned in the waiting room. After my wait times to see him increased to in excess of 3 hours I began asking questions to nurses, and p.a’s. Then bam I was released as a patient. I know for a fact there was a “recruiter” what his or his patients role was I don’t know. I found it odd, I found it suspicious. But I never would end it seeing a dr with such great potential on thwe news last December.

m. previous patient on August 17, 2013 at 9:51 am

The real crime is by DHS and the FBI who the tax payers employ to prevent and investigate crimes and fraud. DHS in Michigan receives $4-7 billion a year which essentially supports govenmental racketeering. The FBI stands for Federal Bureau of Incompetence. Tax payers need to stop paying taxes to support this corruption in government and cut off the real pipeline of embezzlement of the public by DHS and the FBI who are creating more problems than they are solving. And we pay for this govenmental racketeering. Dissolve the DHS and the FBI and hire all new people and start from scratch at half the budget and demand that they do their jobs or they lose them! You can’t stop crime if the real criminals are the DHS and the FBI! Look at all the damage that was done while they were “investigating.” But yet, so few people want to become polically active to change our system of corruption! It’s a shame!

David on August 29, 2013 at 3:47 pm

Dr awada is a good doctor fuck all you haters. Regardless to what he was doing every time I was in his office he showed me he cared and wasn’t just trying to get to the next patient. He took his time to find out what was wrong with me. Unlike some these doctors. TY DOCTOR AWADA.


J Aldridge on December 22, 2013 at 9:30 pm

don’t be talking about the doctor is the best doctor ever hater

Juliana Khammo on February 10, 2014 at 11:15 am

If he is a good guy, then why did he not pay the contractors
That worked on his new building.

Contractor on March 30, 2014 at 3:58 pm

What is wrong with St. John-Macomb from continuing to asscoiate with this clown? Are they indirectly profitting from kick-backs? I know they participated in kick-backs with other docotrs.

Lisa Porter-Grenn, M.D. on September 21, 2014 at 12:16 am

Since 2008 I have wondered if Dr. Awada deliberately misdiagnosed my husband’s cancer on purpose because of his Army tattoos. My husband had every symptom of cancer and Dr. Awada screamed at me in August, 2007 ‘He doesn’t have cancer and I’m the doctor’, in January 2008 my husband was admitted to St. John’s with pneumonia and his partner quickly discharged him with my sister and I begging to keep him in the hospital, nurses notes say how sick he was. Ten days later my husband woke up screaming and couldn’t talk, he was taken back to St. John’s and the ER doctor said it was a metastatic fit, my husband’s body was completely full of cancer with 16 malignant tumors in his brain. I hope he gets a very long time in jail because in my opinion he committed murder to a wonderful man and a father of 5.

Widow on January 6, 2015 at 11:50 am

Dr. Awada billed more than 30 hospital visits @ $275. each to Blue Cross while my husband was dying in 2008 after he was barred from my husbands room. I reported him to Blue Cross and they made him return the money.

Widow on January 6, 2015 at 12:03 pm

He was supposed to be sentenced yesterday have you heard anything about it?

puzzled on June 5, 2015 at 9:04 am

you all have something to say not knowing what your talking about. I was one who had my medicare billed on someones else’s visit. doc told gal in office to correct it. I contacted 3rd billing in the corse of two weeks, 3 communications and several hrs. to correct it to no avail. in short I payed the bill wiped out what saveings I had. It was the office that didn’t do their job. with a wife that was a drug user I’m very well aware how thay can con a doctor into getting what thay came for, sam got wise to it and made steps to screen them better but my guess is that it was to late. I can agree he is responsible for what happened and its to bad he didn’t watch over his office sooner. I know first hand what was going on yet I was never contacted in the investigation.

catman on November 27, 2015 at 7:46 am

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