Dr Farooq Rahman

Dr Farooq Rahman

BSc(Hons) PhD FRCP

Gastroenterology

Recommended by 10 specialists
24 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.92

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4.93

Explanation

4.92

Top feedback

“Very friendly and caring. Focused totally on my care and getting to the right answers. Has also put a future care plan in place “
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Subspecialties

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative Colitis or Crohn's Disease
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG): BSG62369
  • General Medical Council: 4415819
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £210

    Practices worked at

    London Digestive Centre

    41 Welbeck Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 8DU
    69 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
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    Wed
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    Thu
    14:00 - 19:00
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    About

    Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing in the heart of London at University College Hospital. In addition to this he is an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London, allowing him to pursue his interest in research and undergraduate/postgraduate education. Dr Rahman qualified from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997. Subsequently, he completed his Gastroenterology specialist training on the North East London Rotation and went on to obtain a PhD from UCL investigating the immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

    Dr Farooq Rahman is a luminal Gastroenterologist, that is, a gastroenterologist concerned with conditions affecting the lining of the GI tract (e.g. gastric ulcers, coeliac disease, IBD etc.). His interests include inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, and endoscopy. In addition to this, he is regularly consulted by patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, bile acid malabsorption, and radiation enteropathy as well as a whole host of other conditions.

    As well as Dr Rahman’s clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology through conducting research into conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel diseases) and intestinal failure, which has lead to many high impact peer-reviewed publications in renowned scientific journals, such as The Lancet, Gut, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Crohn's & Colitis and Inflammatory bowel disease.

    This combination of education, research and clinical practice ensures Dr Rahman has the skills to provide the highest level of treatment and an excellent standard of care to his patients.

    Procedures

    • Colonoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Parenteral Nutrition
    • Bowel Cancer Screening
    • Coloproctology
    • Endoscopy (OGD)
    • Enteral Feeding
    • Enteroscopy
    • Liver Function Tests
    • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Sigmoidoscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Bloating
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Acid Reflux
    • Constipation
    • Gallstones
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Dyspepsia (Indigestion)
    • Fatty Liver Disease
    • Food Intolerance
    • Functional Bowel Disease
    • Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers
    • Gastritis
    • Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD) or Reflux
    • Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD)
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heart Burn
    • Hiatus Hernia
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophagitis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    Education

    BSc(Hons) Immunopathology with Basic Medical Sciences 1994 University of London

    MB BS 1997 University of London

    Gastroenterology From 17 Nov 2010

    General (internal) medicine From 17 Nov 2010

    PhD in immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease 2010 University College London

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