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Tarig Awan

Tariq M. Awan, D.O.

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Family Medicine/Sports Medicine
Tariq M. Awan, D.O., is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He completed his residency in Family Medicine at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, where he served as Chief Resident, and his fellowship training in Primary Care Sports Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Awan joined the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery faculty at the University of Michigan in July 2014. He has clinical experience in providing nonoperative orthopaedic care ranging to both recreational and professional athletes. Clinically, Dr. Awan treats multiple musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries of the extremities and pelvis in adolescents and adults. He has a particular clinical interest in chronic tendon disorders, musculoskeletal ultrasound for interventional procedures, and the use of biologic treatments/platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems and acute sports injuries.

Dr. Awan has also been active at the national level in teaching musculoskeletal ultrasound. He has been an invited lecturer and has been teaching faculty for multiple courses geared toward teaching physicians how to incorporate this technology within an orthopaedic and sports medicine practice.

Dr. Awan is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests:

  • Ultrasound-guided procedures
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections
  • Percutaneous Tenotomy (Tenex) procedures
  • Regenerative Medicine, including Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) procedures – a.k.a. “Stem Cell” procedures

Research Interests:

  • Platelet-Rich Plasma for musculoskeletal conditions
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Interventional treatments of tendinopathy
  • Stem cell/bone marrow aspirate concentration treatments in orthopaedics

Education and Training:

  • Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL
  • Residency: Henry Ford Hospital, Family Medicine, Detroit MI
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
  • Board Certification: Sports Medicine Family Medicine

Selected Publications:

Mead MP, Gumucio JP, Awan TM, Mendias CM, Sugg KB.  Pathogenesis and Management of Tendinopathies in Sports Medicine. Transl Sports Med 2017 Dec.

Oliver K, Awan T, Bayes M.  Single Site Versus Multiple Site Harvesting Techniques for Bone Marrow Concentrate:  Evaluation of Quality of Aspirate and Pain. Orthop J Sports Med 2017 Aug;5(8): 1–7

Mendias CM, Dueweke, Awan, TM.  Regeneration of Skeletal Muscle Following Eccentric Injury. J Sport Rehabil 2016 Dec 19:1–24

Griffin DR, Dickenson EJ, O’Donnell J, Agricola R, Awan T, Beck M, Clohisy JC, Dijkstra HP, Falvey E, Gimpel M, Hinman RS, Hölmich P, Kassarjian A, Martin HD, Martin R, Mather RC, Philippon MJ, Reiman MP, Takla A, Thorborg K, Walker S, Weir A, Bennell KL. The Warwick Agreement on femoroacetabular impingement syndrome (FAI syndrome): An International Consensus Statement. Br J Sports Med 2016 Oct;50(19):1169–76

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