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Issam Alawin, MBBS
Assistant Professor
Departments: Internal Medicine
Specialties: Hematology/Oncology
Languages: English
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Dr. Issam Alawin joined UTMB as faculty in 2015 and currently cares for patients at both the Galveston and League City campuses specializing in breast cancer.

Dr. Alawin received his medical degree from the University of Jordan, School of Medicine in Amman, Jordan. He trained at King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan for between 2008 and 2010 before coming to the Unites States.

Dr. Alawin completed three years of general internal medicine training at the University of Texas Medical Branch here in Galveston and earned his internal medicine certificate in 2013, he joined our hematology and medical oncology fellowship training program and received his American Board of Medical Oncology in 2015, currently he is devoted exclusively to cancer care, research, education and prevention.

Dr. Alawin was recognized for his gifted teaching skills by receiving the honorary membership at the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society, he is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Outside work he enjoys his time with his wife and two daughters.

Medical/Professional School:

University of Jordan Medical School - Amman, Jordan, MD, 2007


Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2013


Medical Oncology, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2015

UTMB Health Hematology and Oncology - Galveston
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550
Fax: (409) 774-0777

UTMB Health Cancer Center and Infusion Center - League City Campus Clinics
2240 Gulf Freeway South
League City, TX 77573
Fax: (281) 309-0147

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Very knowledgeable of my condition - very courtesy and concerned for my well being - I'm so happy he is my doctor.Feb 07,2017
Dr. Alawain is extremely courteous and professional, and I am very comfortable having him as my oncologist. I don't think I could get better care anywhere!Jan 17,2017
I have never experienced a doctor as concerned & caring than *Dr. Alawin. Would never see anyone else.Dec 20,2016
He ours always very attentive and very compassionate about what I have to say. He is a very good listener and always provides some type of advise to make my symptoms better!!Aug 26,2016
*Dr. Alawin cared for you as a person not just a patient. Gave me his personal phone # for anytime I need him. That should tell you a lot. 1. 1000%.Aug 16,2016
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