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Dr. Wiqar Sheikh, MD

Family Medicine*
3.8 (38)
Map Pin Small Margate, FL
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Wiqar Sheikh, MD

Dr. Wiqar Sheikh, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Margate, FL. They specialize in Family Medicine, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from University of Karachi and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northwest Hospital and HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital. Dr. Sheikh, completed a residency at University of Florida. Patients rated Dr. Sheikh an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Sheikh works at Rock Island Medical Center in Margate, FL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Sheikh's Office Locations

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    Rock Island Medical Center
    400 N Rock Island Rd, Margate, FL 33063 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    • Aetna
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.8
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    Based on 38 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Family Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1891978334
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • St Joseph Hospital and Medical Center Program
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    Residency
    • University of Florida
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    Medical Education
    • University of Karachi
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northwest Hospital
    • HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital

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    Dr. Sheikh has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Sheikh works at Rock Island Medical Center in Margate, FL. View the full address on Dr. Sheikh’s profile.

    38 patients have reviewed Dr. Sheikh. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Sheikh.

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