Farooq Rahman

Farooq Rahman

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Honorary Associate Professor

Nikki Cutting

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Farooq Rahman


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Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing at University College London Hospital and an Honorary Associate Professor at University College London.

Areas of expertise:

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis) | Clinical nutrition | Short bowel syndrome & intestinal failure | Endoscopy | Irritable bowel syndrome | Bile acid malabsorption | Pelvic radiation disease | Coeliac disease | Gastrointestinal cancers | Anaemia | Gastroscopy, colonoscopy and polypectomy

In practice:

  • Dr Rahman is a luminal gastroenterologist specialising in conditions affecting the lining of the GI tract such as inflammatory bowel disease, peptic ulcers and coeliac disease.
  • His subspecialty interests include inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, and endoscopy. In addition to this, he regularly sees patients suffering with irritable bowel syndrome, bile acid malabsorption and pelvic radiation disease, as well as a whole host of other general bowel symptoms.


Dr Rahman qualified from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997. He went on to complete his gastroenterology specialist training on the prestigious North East London Rotation. He completed his PhD at UCL investigating the immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

Research, publications & awards:

As well as Dr Rahman’s clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology through conducting research into diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel diseases), which have 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 extensive clinical experience, high quality medical education and ground-breaking research ensures the highest standard of care for patients.

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