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Mahboob Alikhan, MD, FACP

Mahboob Alikhan, MD, FACP

Gastroenterology Hospitalist

  • Education

  • Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine
  • Residency

  • Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL

Mahboob Alikhan, MD, FACP, is a Board-certified Gastroenterologist who joined Health First Physicians in 2007. He specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases of the digestive system. His primary career focus is educating the community about Colorectal Cancer prevention, which is the second-leading cancer killer in the United States. He is very proud of the fact that he sees all of his patients himself in his Palm Bay office. He states that his practice " not a factory where patients are rushed in and out. We are a compassionate group and we truly listen to our patients and make sure we are meeting all of their healthcare needs."

After graduating from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor's of Science Degree, Dr. Alikhan received his Doctorate of Medicine from Loyola University - Stritch School of Medicine. He then trained in Internal Medicine at Loyola University of Chicago, and decided to sub specialize in Gastroenterology by pursuing a Fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He chose the specialty because he loves the "detective work needed for this particular profession."

Dr. Alikhan resides in Central Florida and enjoys relaxing with his family and watching sports in his spare time.

Practice Information

Board Certification

  • American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) - Gastroenterology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) - Internal Medicine


  • Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis


  • Monday through Friday
  • 8 am to 4:30 pm

Hospitalist Program Office

  • Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center
  • 1350 South Hickory St.
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.434.1771
  • Fax: 321.4341775

Hospital Privileges

  • Health First's Holmes Regional Medical Center
    1350 South Hickory St.
    Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Phone: 321.434.7000


  • New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures will not take place during the first visit.


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