Dr Farooq Rahman

BSc(Hons) PhD MRCP

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer


0207 183 7965







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 prestigious 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, intestinal failure & clinical nutrition and endoscopy/polypectomy. He also regularly sees patients with irritable bowel syndrome, diverticular disease, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, bile salt malabsorption, radiation enteritis, and conditions such as dyspepsia, acid reflux, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal pain, bloating, anaemia, and food intolerances.

Sub-specialty interests

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohns disease, ulcerative colitis), clinical nutrition & intestinal failure, irritable bowel syndrome, Coeliac disease, gastrointestinal cancers. Gastroscopy/colonoscopy/polypectomy.

Procedures & Sub-specialties

  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)

  • Clinical nutrition & intestinal failure

  • Irritable bowel syndrome, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

  • Coeliac disease

  • Gastrointestinal cancers

  • Endsocopy: Gastroscopy/colonoscopy/polypectomy.

Clinic locations and times

  • London Gastroenterology Centre
    Wednesday & Thursday afternoons

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  • Parkside Hospital
    Alternate Saturday mornings



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