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Farooq Rahman

BSc (Hons) PhD FRCP

Special Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns, ulcerative colitis), clinical nutrition and intestinal failure, IBS, Coeliac disease, gastrointestinal cancers, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bile salt malabsorption, gastroscopy/ileo-colonoscopy




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Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College Hospital and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London. He studied medicine at The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in London and completed his Gastroenterology specialist training on the North East London rotation. He obtained his PhD studying the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. He remains actively involved in undergraduate/postgraduate teaching and research at UCLH/UCL, regularly presents at national and international meetings, and has multiple high impact peer-reviewed publications.

He is a luminal Gastroenterologist with extensive experience in general gastroenterology and hepatology. His subspecialty interests include inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition and intestinal failure and endoscopy. He also regularly sees patients with irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bile salt malabsorption, and radiation enteritis, and conditions such as dyspepsia and reflux, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, anaemia, and food intolerances