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Dr. Bader Iqbal, M.D. - Medical Director

Doctor Bader Iqbal, Medical Director for South Valley Hospice ServicesDr. Bader Iqbal’s compassion, expertise, and dedication to quality of care fortify South Valley Hospice’s mission to provide the best possible environment for end-of-life patients and their families.  His particular skillset exemplifies the qualities essential in ensuring a comfortable hospice experience.

Dr. Iqbal graduated with honors from both the University of Illinois and Rush Medical College.  He has been practicing medicine in Southern California for over twenty years, including prior experience as a Medical Director.  During his residency at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, he worked as an Emergency Physician and completed his training in family medicine including an emphasis on end-of-life care issues such as terminal illness, comfort care, and pain management.  His outstanding abilities as a teacher resulted in his being elected Chief Resident in his final year of residency.  In that role he was responsible for resident education and training in addition to serving as liaison between residents and faculty.

Since 1992 Dr. Iqbal has provided Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Pain Management services to patients at his Westlake Village practice.  He integrates his special interest in end-of-life care, palliative medicine, spiritual healing, and a holistic approach with his extensive medical experience and Board Certifications in Family Practice, Pain Management, and Bioelectric Medicine.

Dr. Iqbal is keenly aware of the importance of family.  He is at peace with the concepts of dying and recognizes the importance of supporting caregivers and family members.  Dr. Iqbal is an essential and dedicated member of the South Valley Hospice team.