Dr. Shams Iqbal, MD

Dr. Shams Iqbal, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Shams Iqbal, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Riverside, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences in 1987 and specializes in allergy & immunology.

3600 Lime St Ste 516

Riverside, CA 92501

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Iqbal performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patch Testing
very high
more than 92% of peers
Allergic Reaction
high
more than 87% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Iqbal's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Iqbal "At the Asthma & Allergy Medical Group we value the importance of an empathetic and professional relationship between our patients and the staff and doctors. We look forward to providing our patients with top quality specialty care."

1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

28  Conditions Treated

8  Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Breath Testing
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Patch Testing

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

  • Dow Medical College, Dow University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Civil Hosp Karachi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Monmouth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Montefiore Med Center Albert Einstein College Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Teaching Award (Resident) Montmouth Medical Center New Jersey, 1999
Media & Publications
  • Candidacies, Treatment with high dose of fluconozole (Abstract), Jan 1996
  • Analysis of a family containing three member's with Common Variable Immune-deficiency, June 1996
  • HIV Pathogenesis, Aug 1997

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Iqbal's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Iqbal to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Iqbal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Iqbal is very personable and really cares about my health.
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We arrived at 10:30am to fill out paperwork; an hour after our appointment start time of 11:00am we still had one more patient ahead of us. We got called in at 12:05pm and continued to wait until 12:30pm to see the doctor. We finally left at 1:15pm. I called my insurance company to verify what...more
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