Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

18225 Brookhurst St Ste 5
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Hospital Quality

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Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
17100 Euclid St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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New Life Surgery, Fountain Valley, CA
New Life Surgery
18225 Brookhurst St Ste 5
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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    Dr. Iqbal's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Bariatric Surgery
    • Gastroenterological Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
    • Colectomy
    • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
    • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • LINX® Reflux Management System
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
    • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
    • Sleeve Gastrectomy
    • Stomach Surgery
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    • Achalasia
    • Appendicitis
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Obesity
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Iqbal

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Graduated in 1994

    Internship Hospital

    Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Complete in 2001

    Residency Hospital

    Wayne State University
    Complete in 2006

    Fellowship Hospital

    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Complete in 2007

    Undergraduate Schools

    Forman Christian College
    Graduated in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Iqbal & Staff

    • English
    • Punjabi
    • Spanish
    • Urdu
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    Dr. Iqbal's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Chapman Global Medical Center

    • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

    • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

    • South Coast Global Medical Center

    • Anaheim Global Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 4 reviews

    4.2 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    -Huntington Beach, CA |

    Dr. Iqbal is an excellent surgeon with the kindest personality and a fabulous sense of humor to make anyone feel at ease when having to discuss such intimate medical issues. I had a double hernia for which doctor performed a type of surgery that only required 3 small incisions through my belly button and lower area. Only because is he highly trained in his field, was he able to do this type of surgery on a hernia and not have to cut me open with a long recovery.I highly recommend Dr. Iqbal

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    5 out of 5
    - in Garden Grove, CA |

    Dr. Iqbal is a breath of fresh air---a doctor/surgeon with a visible heart for his patients. I have had no acid symptoms since surgery (thus no need for OTC meds), grateful I went through with the procedure and blessed to have Dr. Iqbal in my health corner!

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    5 out of 5
    - in Irvine, CA |

    I had gallbladder surgery in September 2015 and Dr. Iqbal was the referred surgeon to do the procedure and like most people I was freaked out about having surgery and also is this surgeon going to get it done correctly with no complications.My pre-op meeting with Dr, Iqbal was great! he went step by step about the procedure and was able to calm my nerves about being panicked and freaked out and I could tell he really does care for his patients. I have no post issues and would reccomend Dr Iqbal

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    5 out of 5
    - in Huntington Beach, CA |

    I was referred to Dr Iqbal for a possible hernia. I visited him on August 24th. He exam-ed me, and said I had a slight hernia, but he also discussed the possibility of weight loss surgery. He showed me all 3 surgeries that he performs and explained how each one works. He recommended the Gastric Sleeve for me. I was really excited about this, as I have been battling Obesity for many years. I weighed 304lbs at the time I first started the whole process. I went to the Fountain Valley Surgical Weigh

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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Greater Newport Physicians
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    • HealthCare Partners
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    • Memorial Healthcare System
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    Office Locations

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    New Life Surgery, Fountain Valley, CA
    New Life Surgery
    18225 Brookhurst St Ste 5
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 599-8222 (Office)
    (714) 599-8223 (Fax)
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