Syma Iqbal

Assistant Professor of Medicine Assistant Program Director Oncology Fellowship Program

Areas of treatment:

Pancreatic Cancer
Stomach Cancer


  • Oncology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English
  • Hindi
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Syma Iqbal, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Program Director
Oncology Fellowship Program

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Born in London and raised in California, Dr. Iqbal graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 1995 and completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology in 2001. She is currently an assistant professor in the Division of Oncology and assistant program director the Oncology Department’s Fellowship Program. Additional clinical administrative appointments include the Division of Oncology’s Educational Officer and Co-Director of the Liver Cancer Program at USC. Dr. Iqbal also serves as an assistant editor for Women’s Oncology Review and sits on the Clinical Investigations Committee and the Pharmacy Review Committee at the Keck School of Medicine. She has several research activities in progress and has received grants for fifteen studies. In addition to her numerous authored articles, book chapters and abstracts, that have published in medical journals and texts, she has been an invited lecturer at conferences across California, as well as cities including Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Dallas and Maui.


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, B.S. (Biochemistry), 1991
Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1991 - 1993
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.D., 1993 - 1995


Cedars Sinai Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Los Angeles, CA, 1995 - 1998


Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (Hematology/Oncology), Los Angeles, CA, 1998 - 2001


Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Professional society memberships:

California Medical Association
American Medical Association
American Society of Clinical Oncology
American Society of Hematology
Southwest Oncology Group
Southwest Oncology Group
Gastrointestinal Committee