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Dr Farooq Rahman


Consultant Gastroenterologist & Honorary Associate Professor

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

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Dr Rahman really listened to my symptoms. Dr Rahman tried a number of things, including Colonoscopy, and decided to try bile acid medication – within 6 weeks my symptoms had completely gone! I had been misdiagnosed for 11 years and in 6 weeks Dr Rahman found it.”

GMC Number: 4415819
Secretary: Zoe Dines

Telephone: 0203 841 0820

Surgery Locations:

The London Clinic
116 Harley St, Marylebone,
London W1G 7JL
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London Digestive Centre
41 Welbeck St,
Marylebone, London W1G 8EA
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One Welbeck
1 Welbeck St,
Marylebone, London W1G 0AR
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Princess Grace Hospital
42-52 Nottingham Pl,
Marylebone, London W1U 5NY
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The London Clinic,
20 Devonshire Place,
London W1G 6BW
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Dr Rahman is one of the founders of GI doctors and is dedicated to providing the best in care. He has extensive experience in general gastroenterology and hepatology. He obtained his PhD investigating the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease and remains actively involved in undergraduate/postgraduate teaching and clinical research at UCLH/UCL.

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.

Research and publications

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 ensure the highest standard of care for patients.

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