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Winthrop University Hospital

Shahzad Iqbal, MD

Interventional GI Attending


Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy


Area of Clinical Expertise:

Biliary Obstruction, Choledocholithiasis, Pancreatobiliary Malignancy, Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Barrett’s Esophagus

Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Cholangiopancreatoscopy, Small Bowel Enteroscopy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection,

Program for Advanced GI Endoscopy (P.A.G.E.)

Practice Locations:


Winthrop Gastroenterology Associates, PC

222 Station Plaza North, Suite 428

Mineola, NY 11501

(516) 663-2066

Gastroenterology – Endoscopy Center

Winthrop University Hospital

259 First St., First Floor

Mineola, NY 11501

To schedule a procedure, please call (516) 663-2066


Internal Medicine 2004

Gastroenterology, 2008

Educational Background:

Medical School: Allama Iqbal Medical College
Internship: Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Residency: Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship: New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn NY
Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY



American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

New York Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

American College of Gastroenterology

American Gastoenterology Association

American College of Physicians

Research Interests:

Cholangiopancreatoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound Assisted Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Relevant Publications:

S. Iqbal, T.C. Pitea, S.N. Stavropoulos. Intact removal of seven metal stents from the bile duct in a single endoscopic session. Accepted for publication in Endoscopy.

S. Iqbal, P. D. Stevens. ‘Peroral Pancreatoscopy: Removal of a Foreign Body From the Pancreatic Duct’. The DAVE Project. Retrieved Sep, 15, 2010, from

S. Iqbal, P.D. Stevens. Endoscopic Technique for the treatment of Pancreas Divisum. The DAVE Project. Retrieved Jul, 12, 2010, from

S. Iqbal, S. Shah , V. Dhar, S.N. Stavropoulos, P.D. Stevens. Is there any difference in outcomes between long pigtail and short flanged prophylactic pancreatic duct stents? Dig Dis Sci 2010 May13.

S. Iqbal, V. Browne-McDonald, M.A. Cerulli. Recent Trends for Colorectal Cancer Screening in HIV-infected Patients. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Mar;55(3):761-6.

S. Iqbal, P.D. Stevens. ‘Side-by-Side Multiple Sectoral Metallic Biliary Stent Placement for Hilar Tumors’. Accepted for ASGE Video Library; DDW 2009

P. Brar P, S.Iqbal. A Review of Endoscopic Antegrade-Retrograde (EAR) Rendezvous Technique for Complete Esophageal Obstruction. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2010; volume 71 (No. 5): AB184.

S. Gonzalez, S.Iqbal, A. Sethi, J.M. Poneros, V. Dhar, P.D. Stevens. Prevention of Post ERCP Pancreatitis: Does Stent Size Really Matter? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2010; volume 71 (No. 5): AB230.

S. Iqbal, P.D. Stevens. ‘Peroral Cholangioscopy: Removal of Foreign Body From Biliary Tree’. Presented during ASGE Video Forum; DDW 2009 Meeting. Iqbal, S. (Jun 01 2009). Peroral Cholangioscopy: Removal of Foreign Body From Biliary Tree. The DAVE Project. Retrieved Jun, 20, 2009, from

S. Iqbal, P.D. Stevens. Cholangiopancreatoscopy for targeted biopsies of the bile and pancreatic ducts. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 2009;19(4):567-77.

S. Iqbal, R.N. Mir, W. Sohn. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration using 22- and 25-gauge needles alternately. Endoscopy 2009;41:E87-E87.

Iqbal S, Kapoor A, Oberoi GS, Stevens PD. Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration: Single vs. Combined Needle Approach. Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:S518.

M. Glick, T. Gonda, S. Iqbal, S. Nandula, J.U. Kang, V. Murty, P.D. Stevens. Fluorescent in situ hybridization in the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures. Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:S70.

V. Tewari, D, Tewari, S. Iqbal, G. Posner. A Large Reaccumulating Cystic Lesion in a Gastric Bypass Patient. ,Am J Gastroenterol 2009;104:S265.

S. Iqbal, A. Kapoor, P.D. Stevens. Failure Rate of Peroral Cholangiopancreatoscopy in Clinical Practice. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2009; vol. 69 (issue 5): AB272-AB273.

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