Dr Mark Furman

Dr Mark Furman

MBChB DCH MRCP FRCPCH

Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

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1 specialist

28 years of experience
17 years as a specialist
Video consultation
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Subspecialty

  • Paediatric (Pediatric) Gastroenterology
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4041429
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £200

    Practices worked at

    The Portland Hospital

    234 Great Portland Street, London, United Kingdom, W1W 5QT
    1281 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    292 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tue
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wed
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thu
    09:00 - 17:00
    Fri
    08:30 - 17:00
    Sat
    09:00 - 17:00
    Sun
    09:00 - 17:00

    About

    Dr Mark Furman is a consulant who specialises in paediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. He is currently based at the private practices The Portland Hospital for Women and Children, Wellington (HCA) Diagnostic and Outpatient Centre in Golders Green and Elstree. His current NHS post is Royal Free London Foundation Trust in network with Great Ormond Street Hospital. His areas of interest include General Paediatric Gastroenterology; Gastro-oesophageal Reflux; Food Allergy and Intolerance; Coeliac Disease, Eosinophilic Oeaophagitis, Constipation and IBD (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis).

    He is Clincial Lead of the Centre for Paediatric Gastroenterology at Royal Free Hospital and also holds the post of Chief Medical Information Officer there, with a special interest in digital transformation. 

    Dr Furman qualified from University of Cape Town in 1991 with Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degrees. He became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians in 1997 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 1997. He completed a Diploma in Child Health at University of Cape Town in 1991.

    In addition, Dr Furman is actively involved in clinical research particularly on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis), Eosinophilic Oesophagitis, and Coeliac Disease. He also lectures frequently at many national and international conferences and sits on several specialist committees in UK and in Europe.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy 
    • Gastroscopy 
    • Allergies
    • Food Intolerance
    • Reflux And Colic
    • Eosinophilic Oesophagitis
    • Coeliac Disease
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Paediatric Endoscopy
    • Constipation
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    Procedures

    • Capsule Endoscopy
    • Colonoscopy
    • Endoscopy
    • Gastroscopy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Acid Reflux
    • Allergies
    • Blood in Stool
    • Blood in Vomit
    • Colic
    • Constipation
    • Cow's Milk Protein Allergy
    • Diarrhoea
    • Food Intolerance
    • Lactose Intolerance
    • Reflux and Colic
    • Weight Loss
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    Education

    • MBChB University of Cape Town 1991
    • DCH College of Medicine of South Africa 1993
    • MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1997
    • FRCPCH Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 1997
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    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Dr Benjamin Jacobs
    Dr Benjamin Jacobs
    Paediatrics (Pediatrics)

    13-05-2021

    Dr Furman is a great paediatrician and expert in Children's Gastroenterology Medicine. I have referred many patients to him and he has helped every patient, each of whom has given postive feedback

    For specialty: Paediatrics (Pediatrics)
    For conditions: Blood in Vomit, Blood in Stool, Weight Gain, Lactose Intolerance, Weight Loss
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Paediatric (Pediatric) Consultation
    Connection: Is a colleague

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