Syma Iqbal, MD

Medical Oncology, Colorectal Cancer
Accepting New Patients


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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
7 days a week, 24 hours a day

Provider Details

Languages Spoken
Urdu, English
About Syma Iqbal, MD

Dr. Syma Iqbal graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 1995 and completed a Hematology and Oncology Fellowship in 2001. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Oncology at the Keck School of Medicine/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Section Chief of Gastrointestinal Oncology. She is the Associate Cancer Physician in Chief for USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Keck Medicine of USC and serves as Medical Director of both Ambulatory/Infusion and Inpatient Services for Norris Cancer Hospital. Currently, Dr. Iqbal Chairs the Norris Clinical Investigations Committee. Dr. Iqbal is also an accomplished clinical researcher and has led and participated in trials for gastrointestinal malignancies. She is a national thought leader in the systemic therapy of esophageal and gastric cancer, and her national leadership posts include serving as co-Chair of the Southwest Oncology Group Esophago-Gastric Committee and Chair of the National Cancer Institute’s Esophago-Gastric Task Force.


  • Medical Oncology
  • Colorectal Cancer
Academic Title
Medical Director, Inpatient Services, Norris Cancer Hospital

Insurances Accepted

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  • Medicare
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Interplan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • GEHA
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • United Healthcare
  • Aetna
  • Watchtower
  • NEXT
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Health Net
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • Brand New Day
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Marian Health Services
  • USC Network
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Pacificare
  • Kern Health Systems
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • Health Plans of Nevada

Ratings and Reviews

  • Provider Explanations Easy to Understand
  • Provider Gave Easy to Understand Instructions
  • Provider Showed Respect
  • Provider Listened Carefully
  • Provider Knew Medical History
  • Provider Spent Enough Time

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