Omar Afandi, MD

PL-3 Resident

Hometown: Damascus, Syria; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Mississauga, Canada

College/Medical School: Gulf Medical University UAE

Hobbies/Interests: Soccer, hiking, biking, snowboarding, trampoline jumping!

Travels/Languages: I’ve traveled around most of the Middle East, Turkey, France, Cyprus, Canada, and the US.

Arabic and English

Interesting Fact: I was born on Christmas Eve and I liked to believe the whole world celebrates the day with me.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: I loved the individualized curriculum and mentoring program CHP provides to each resident.  The environment is friendly and I felt very welcomed during my interview.  Also, Pittsburgh has one of the best Shawarma places in the US!