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Dr. Iqbal Rashid was born in Karachi, Pakistan and spent his early childhood in different parts of the world. He spent 6 years in Kano, Nigeria and 2 years in Luxembourg before returning to Pakistan to complete his O' Levels, A' Levels and medical school. His time in different countries and cultures has enriched him with an understanding of people with diverse backgrounds, which is one of his biggest assets.
After completing his medical school, Dr. Rashid moved to the US to participate in general pediatrics residency. He completed his general pediatrics residency at Schneider Children's Hospital (now Cohen Children's Hospital) in 2007. He subsequently relocated to Southwestern Arizona to work in a critical access hospital where he practiced general pediatrics for 4 years. During this time he was part of the leadership team of the hospital and was elected to be the Vice Chief of Staff and briefly also served as the Chief of Staff of the Hospital.
In 2011, he decided to move to Madison, Wisconsin to pursue pediatric pulmonology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. He was in fellowship from 2011 to 2014 and after completion worked as faculty briefly, before participating in an additional year of training in sleep medicine.
Dr. Rashid is now proud to be working as a UCLA physician. He is providing comprehensive sleep medicine care to members of his community. Dr. Rashid’s area of expertise includes sleep disordered breathing, snoring, central and/or obstructive sleep apnea; obesity-hypoventilation / Pickwickian syndrome; narcolepsy; insomnia; night terrors; nightmares; restless leg syndrome / nighttime movement disorders; circadian rhythm disorders; CPAP or BIPAP management and neuromuscular disease related hypoventilation syndrome. He has hospital privileges at Mattel Children's Hospital-UCLA and Santa Monica Hospital.
Dr. Rashid is a family oriented person. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 beautiful daughters. His love for his daughters propels him to be a good physician and he takes immense interest in exploring his knowledge and experience for the treatment of little angels.