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|Atlanta Surgeon||Iqbal Garcha, M.D., FACS|
Appendectomy, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Colon Surgery, Gallbladder Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Liver Surgery, Melanoma Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Rectal Surgery, Reflux Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Spleen Surgery, Stomach Surgery, Thyroid Surgery
|Board Certification||American Board of Surgery|
|Hospitals||Northside Hospital, Northside Hospital-Forsyth, St. Joseph's Hospital|
|Medical School & Year||Medical College of Georgia, 1991; residency at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, 1992.|
|Practice Name||Ruben, Luke and Garcha|
|Phone||404-847-0664 (Atlanta), 678-297-9707 (Alpharetta)|
|Office(s)||5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE Suite 920, Atlanta, GA 30342
3400 Old Milton Pkwy Suite C440, Alpharetta, GA 30005
Dr. Iqbal Garcha attended the University of Georgia in Athens on a Georgia Alumni Academic Scholarship, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1986. Dr. Garcha received his Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta in 1991, and completed an internship at the Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta in 1992. Dr. Garcha served as general resident surgeon at Georgia Baptist until 1997.
Dr. Garcha has a wide range of professional experience, having held the following positions: research assistant for the department of Cellular and Molecular Biology at the Medical College of Georgia; surgical instructor at Georgia Baptist Medical Center; NASCAR field/ trauma physician at the Atlanta Motor Speedway; surgical instructor at the Advanced Laparoscopic Training Center in Marietta, Georgia; surgical instructor at the First Annual International Meeting on Laparo-Thoracoscopic Surgery in Athens, Greece; moderator at a round-table discussion at the Endo Expo 93 in Orlando, Florida; moderator for a discussion entitled "Video Conferencing Techniques in Medical Training and Education,"at TelConIV in Anaheim, California; surgical proctor at Georgia Baptist Medical Center; and curently vice chief of staff at Northside Hospital.
He has a large body of published work, and has given numerous presentations on endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery. He received 2nd place (1991) and 3rd place (1996) for his oral presentations at the American College of Surgeons, Georgia, Chapter meetings. Dr. Garcha is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Garcha has performed numerous robotic surgery procedures including the first single site robotic cholecystectomy in Georgia.
Dr. Garcha is an accomplished long-distance runner. He enjoys fresh and saltwater fly fishing, snow skiing, hiking, bicycling, and competing in triathlons. Dr. Garcha is also a certified private pilot. Dr. Garcha currently resides in Midtown with his wife Stephanie and their two sons Andrew and Alex.