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Dr

Farooq Rahman

BSc (Hons) PhD FRCP

Special Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns, ulcerative colitis), clinical nutrition and intestinal failure, short bowel syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, Coeliac disease, gastrointestinal cancers, radiation enteropathy, bile acid malabsorption, gastroscopy/colo

Languages

English

Phone

020 7183 7965

Biography

Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at University College London Hospital and Honorary Clinical 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, during which he obtained his PhD studying the immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. He remains actively involved in undergraduate/postgraduate teaching and clinical 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 therapeutic colonoscopy. He also regularly sees patients with irritable bowel syndrome, bile acid malabsorption, radiation enteropathy and conditions such as dyspepsia and reflux, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, and anaemia.