Henry Ford pulmonary medicine doctor, Rana Awdish, MD

Rana L Awdish, MD

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Specialties: Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Services: Cardiogenic Shock, Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH), Portopulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Hypertension, Right Heart Failure

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease


  • Wayne State University, MI, 2002

Residencies & Internships

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Internal Medicine, NY, 2005


  • Henry Ford Hospital, Pulmonary Medicine, MI, 2008

About Me


  • Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Program Henry Ford Hospital
  • Medical Director of Care Experience, Henry Ford Health System

Care Philosophy

"I believe in a patient-centered approach to health and wellness. I believe in joint decision-making that is holistic and into account the whole patient."

Research Interests

  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Healthcare Communication
  • Narrative Medicine

Awards and Honors

  • Healthcare Hero, U.S. News & World Report (2020)
  • Ake Grenvik Honorary Award, Society for Critical Care Medicine (2019)
  • Physician of the Year, Press Ganey (2017)
  • National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year Award, Schwartz Center (2017)
  • Critical Care Teacher of the Year, Henry Ford Health System (2016)





Effective Physician Communication

Patient Testimonial of Rana Awdish, MD, National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year


Henry Ford Hospital
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48202

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