Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist practicing in the heart of London at University College Hospital. In addition to this he is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London, allowing him to pursue his interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education. Dr Rahman qualified from the Royal Free School of Medicine in 1997. Subsequently, he completed his Gastroenterology specialist training on the North East London Rotation and went on to obtain a PhD from UCL in the immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.
Dr Farooq Rahman is a luminal Gastroenterologist, that is, a gastroenterologist concerned with conditions affecting the lining of the GI tract (e.g. gastric ulcers, celiac disease, etc.). His interests include inflammatory bowel disease, clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, and endoscopy; in addition to this, he is regularly consulted by patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome, bile salt malabsorption, and radiation enteritis as well as a whole host of other conditions.
As well as Dr Rahman’s clinical and teaching responsibilities, he is committed to furthering the field of gastroenterology through conducting extensive research into diseases such as Crohn’s disease (inflammation of the lining of the GI tract), which has lead to many high impact peer-reviewed publications in renowned scientific journals, such as the Lancet and Cell Biology.
This combination of education, research and clinical practice ensures Dr Rahman has the skills to provide the highest level of treatment and an excellent standard of care to his patients.
Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerativecolitis)
Clinical nutrition & intestinal failure
Irritable bowel syndrome
MB BS 1997 University of London
Gastroenterology From 17 Nov 2010
General (internal) medicine From 17 Nov 2010
PhD in immunopathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease(UCL)