Musarrat Iqbal, MD, an Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist with Long Island Community Hospital

Get to know Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist Dr. Musarrat Iqbal, who serves patients in East Patchogue, New York.

Dr. Iqbal, an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist, has more than three decades of experience under his belt. In addition to having admitting privileges at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center and Southside Hospital, he is affiliated with Long Island Community Hospital in East Patchogue, New York.

Long Island Community Hospital served this richly diverse region as a community hospital for more than 60 years. And as the area has grown, so have they. But as Long Island doctors, nurses, and healthcare professionals, they’ve never outgrown our devotion to the health of the community we all call home. That commitment can be seen in the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, a new surgical pavilion, their level III trauma center, their women’s imaging, breast health, orthopedics, bariatrics, and so much more. 

Pertaining to his educational background, Dr. Iqbal earned his medical degree from the Jinnah Sindh Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan in 1987. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his internship at Nassau University Medical Center, followed by his residency in anesthesiology and his fellowship in pain medicine at State University of New York Upstate Medical University in New York.

Throughout his fruitful career, he has earned several awards and recognitions, including the Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2018 and the Patients’ Choice Award in 2015, 2017, and 2018. He is fluent in both English and Urdu. 

Anesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the total perioperative care of patients before, during, and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine. Anesthesiologists have the primary responsibility of monitoring the patient’s vital signs during surgery. In addition to basic measurements such as pulse, blood pressure and temperature, anesthesiologists also measure the patient’s respiration. Pain medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain. 

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