Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD

Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD

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49 y/o
(69)

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Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

New Life Surgery, Fountain Valley, CA

18225 Brookhurst St Ste 5

Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Greater Newport Physicians
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Humana
  • Memorial Healthcare System
  • Monarch Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Iqbal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iqbal treats Obesity more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Iqbal treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iqbal performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Iqbal performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Iqbal performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Iqbal performs this procedure more than 65% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic

Dr. Iqbal's conditions and procedures:

Achalasia
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Barrett's Esophagus
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Colorectal Cancer
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
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
LINX® Reflux Management System
Lipomas
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Obesity
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2007
    University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2007
  • 2006
    Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital
    2006
  • 2001
    Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    2001
  • 1994
    Allama Iqbal Medical College, University Of Health Sciences Lahore
    Medical School
    1994
  • 1989
    Forman Christian College
    Undergraduate School
    1989

Languages

  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu
  • English

Awards

Dr. Iqbal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Iqbal

4.2

Based on 69 reviews

5 Stars
79.71014492753623%
(55)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.4492753623188406%
(1)
2 Stars
1.4492753623188406%
(1)
1 Star
17.391304347826086%
(12)

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I had achalasia and suffered for 4 years. Dr. Iqbal performed my surgery. He was there with me the entire time and checked up on me before & after the surgery to make sure i was doing well. I am now recovering and he is still checking up on me and is very compassionate. I would highly recommend...Read More
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Great surgeon dr.iqbal treats you like family hes there to answer all your questions. I got the gastric sleeve dine on feb.7 and I have lost 110 pounds in just 6 months very happy with my results. Dr iqbal did a amazing job I am very happy I got to experience this with the best surgeon ever.
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I was refer to Dr Iqbal by my insurance and I thank God that he put me in good hands. Dr Iqbal made me feel comfortable since first day..he truly cares of his patients. I had my surgery on 9/7/16 I'm 9 months out and lost 136lbs I just had my 9 month Check up today and Dr Iqbal was surprised...Read More
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I am extremely thankful for Dr. Iqbal. I had bariactric surgery done on 7/12/2016 I have lost 100 pounds. I have had a great experience with him throughout the whole process. He also has great bedside manner. If you are considering having bariatric surgery I recommend Dr. Iqbal he will be right by...Read More
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My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in January 2017 and we came to Dr. Iqbal to obtain second opinion about her mastectomy. Dr. Iqbal is very friendly, professionally and explained to us very clear about the process and ordered all the tests needed for my mom's surgery. He even fought with...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Choice Fund
Choice Fund PPO
Commercial EPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
Greater Newport Physicians
Health Net
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Advantage Platinum PPO
Health Net EPO
Health Net POS
Health Net PPO
HealthNet
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Medicare EPO
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Tricare
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HealthCare Partners
Humana
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Choice
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Choice Care Network PPO
Choice PPO
Dental HMO
Freedom HMO
Freedom PPO
Gold Plus Choice PPO
Humana Choice Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana EPO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Narrow "X" Network PPO
Preferred PPO
Tricare
Memorial Healthcare System
Monarch Healthcare
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
PacifiCare
PacifiCare California
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare PPO
United Healthcare HMO
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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