OUR Specialty

"Internists are physicians specializing in internal medicine, a discipline focused on the care of adults emphasizing use of the best medical science available in caring for patients in the context of thoughtful, meaningful doctor-patient relationships..." [1]


Dr. Omer Iqbal


About Us

The Internal Medicine Clinic (IM Clinic) was established in 2018 by Dr. Omer Iqbal. Dr. Iqbal grew up in Scottsboro, Alabama and is passionate about establishing long lasting relationships with his patients. His primary focus is on the health and well-being of each individual through care, compassion, and personalized medical care.

Dr Iqbal graduated from Scottsboro High School in 2006. He went on to complete his bachelors of science from UAB in 2009. Thereafter, he enrolled in the UAB School of Public Health obtaining a Masters in Public Health (MPH) degree in 2011. His area of interest and degree focus was in Health Behavior and Global Health. He matriculated to medical school and graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine  Georgia Campus in 2015. Finally, he completed his post-graduate medical training in internal medicine through the UAB Internal Medicine Residency Program - Huntsville Regional Medical Campus in 2018.

Dr. Iqbal is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. Click here to verify current certification status on the official ABIM website. He also maintains his priveleges at Huntsville Hospital as well as Encompass Health Rehab Hospital.

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Primary Care

Our focus is on adult medicine. An internists' training is focused towards both prevention and treatment of adult illnesses including diabetes, hypertension, arthritis, asthma, COPD along with acute illnesses such as the common cold.

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Now certain visits can be had from the comfort of your home, via telephone or videoconference.

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Preventive Care

Our annual exams are geared towards developing a customized plan for you. Sometimes, the best treatment is prevention! Our primary focus is on your overall wellness.

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Consultative Referrals

Often times a particular illness requires an interdisciplinary approach. We coordinate your referrals to specialists such as cardiologist and pulmonologist to ensure you receive the best treatment options available.

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Urgent Care

Occasionally you get the flu or strep throat, can't shake the cold, or need to be seen quicker. We work our patients in the same day or the next for urgent care visits.

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Direct Primary Care

No insurance? No problem. We have options for being seen regularly with upfront service fees along with upfront costs for labs and in house services. For more information call the office for more information.


Number of patients hospitalized who can name the doctor taking care of them. [1]


World Health Organaization has revealed that one third of all cancers can actually be prevented by careful lifestyle choices. [2]


Serious medical errors involving miscommunication during care transitions (to different care settings). [3]


Your primary care doctor.