Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD

Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
48 y/o
(67)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Atif Iqbal, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Fountain Valley, CA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

New Life Surgery, Fountain Valley, CA

18225 Brookhurst St Ste 5

Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 89% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 88% of peers
Obesity
normal
more than 56% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
18

Conditions Treated

  • 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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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colectomy
  • 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
  • LINX® Reflux Management System
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • 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
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Iqbal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Iqbal does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Iqbal and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

St. Mary Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Iqbal is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Iqbal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iqbal to family and friends
4.3
based on 67 total reviews (17 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (67)

  • 5
    (54)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Iqbal's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (17)

in Huntington Park, CA |
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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in Anaheim, Calif |
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...more
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in Buena Park, CA |
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...more
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in Fountain Valley, CA |
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...more
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in Anaheim, CA |
I was operated by dr iqbal And was amazing I'm on perfect conditions And he did a wonderful job. Hats off for dr atif iqbal
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Iqbal accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Commercial EPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Indemnity EPO
  • Greater Newport Physicians
  • Health Net
    Advantage Platinum POS
    Advantage Platinum PPO
    Health Net EPO
    Health Net POS
    Health Net PPO
    HealthNet
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare EPO
    Medicare HMO
    Medicare POS
    Medicare PPO
    Tricare
    Tricare EPO
    Tricare PPO
    Universal Care
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Humana
    Advantage Plus
    Care Plus
    Choice
    Choice Care HMO
    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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St. Mary Medical Center
1050 Linden Ave
Long Beach, CA 90813
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Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
17100 Euclid St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Anaheim Global Medical Center
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Anaheim, CA 92805
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Chapman Global Medical Center
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