Gastroenterologists are doctors who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive system, such as hepatitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, celiac sprue/gluten sensitivity, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), GERD and colon or rectal cancer. They also treat conditions such as abdominal pain, acid reflux, chronic diarrhea, food sensitivities, lactose intolerance, ulcers and vitamin deficiencies. Common tests performed by our gastroenterologists include colonoscopies, endoscopies, upper/lower GI's and Pill Cam.
Nuzhat Iqbal, MD
Dr. Nuzhat Iqbal is a board certified gastroenterologist. She received her
M.D. from the Aga Khan University
Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, in
1991. She then came to the United
States and completed an internal medicine internship and residency, as
well as a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of New York at
Stony Brook. Dr. Iqbal completed a
second fellowship in gastoenterology in
1999 at the University of Alabama in
Birmingham, then went on to become
Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology
at the University. She is a diplomat of
the American Board of Internal Medicine
and certifed by the American Board of
Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr.
Iqbal maintains a special clinical
interest in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. She is also on the advisory board for the Celiac Sprue Association and has been recognized by this national organization for her work and devotion in detecting Celiac disease in patients and her extensive knowledge on this condition. Dr. Iqbal works frequently with patients to help educate them and make dietary modifications that can dramatically improve their lives. Dr. Iqbal has been named a Top Doctor in Gastroenterology by 5280 Magazine in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. She was selected for this honor by peer review. She began
practicing at Longmont Clinic in
Dr. Iqbal can be reached at 720.494.3123.
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