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, 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.
Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)
Short bowel syndrome & intestinal failure
Irritable bowel syndrome
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
Dr Rahman is a very knowledgable doctor. He is internationally renowned for his work in inflammatory bowel disease and nutritional problems. I have the highest regard for his skills and personal integrity. I am delighted to recommend Dr Rahman.
Dr Rahman is an expert in his field with a real depth of knowledge in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. He offers patients a very personal touch and I have no hesitation in recommending him.
An excellent doctor and endoscopist. Great feedback from patients and family. Would recommend
An excellent colleague with great endoscopic skills. Farooq's approach to complex gastroenterological problems is to make things simple and understandable for the patient.