Dr Farooq Rahman

Dr Farooq Rahman

BSc(Hons) PhD FRCP


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24 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

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“I am very grateful to Dr Rahman for the way he has managed the investigation of my condition. I have felt very reassured.“
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  • 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
    66 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

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    14:00 - 19:00
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    Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at a number of private clinics in London. His NHS post is at University College Hospital in central London. Dr Rahman is a luminal gastroenterologist, which means he specialises in problems affecting the GI tract lining such as gastric ulcers and coeliac disease. His areas of interest include inflammatory bowel disease, colonic polyps, colon cancer, bile acid malabsorption, and irritable bowel syndrome.

    Dr Rahman graduated from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997 before undertaking specialist gastroenterology training. He went on to obtain a PhD from UCL, where he studied the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

    In addition to his clinical and teaching responsibilities, Dr Rahman is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology and has spent time researching conditions including Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and intestinal failure. His work has been published in a number of renowned scientific journals including The Lancet and the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis. Dr Rahman also has a passion for medical education and is also an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London. His experience in education, research, and clinical practice allows him to provide his patients with the best possible treatment and care.


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

    • Bloating
    • Colitis (Ulcerative Colitis)
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Crohn’s Disease
    • Diarrhoea
    • Acid Reflux
    • Constipation
    • Gallstones
    • 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
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Iron Deficiency Anaemia
    • Nausea and Vomiting
    • Oesophagitis
    • Rectal Bleeding
    • Stomach / Abdominal Pain
    • Swollen Stomach
    • Upper Gastrointestinal Conditions (Oesophagus & Stomach)
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    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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