Dr Iqbal Master graduated from the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in 1986.
He currently holds the position of Clinical Manager and Head of Department of the MDR TB Unit at King Dinuzulu Hospital, Durban. (previously King George V Hospital) King Dinuzulu Hospital functions as the provincial center for the Management of Drug Resistant TB in Kwazulu Natal.
He has 19 years of experience in the management of MDR and XDR TB. Dr Master does training in the management of MDR TB in KZN for doctors, nurses and students.
He is a member of both the Provincial and National Drug Resistant TB Advisory Committee. He is involved in multiple research projects on MDR TB in KZN. He is current KZN PI for both the Stream Study and the Bedaquiline Expanded access program.