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About Dr Farooq Rahman

Dr Farooq Rahman is a Consultant Gastroenterologist practising at OneWelbeck. As a luminal Gastroenterologist,  Dr Farooq Rahman is concerned with conditions affecting the lining of the GI tract (e.g. gastric ulcers, coeliac 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 acid malabsorption, and radiation enteropathy as well as a whole host of other conditions.

 

Areas of Expertise

Dr Farooq Rahman is an experienced gastroenterologist who treats a range of conditions including:

  •  Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis)
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Intestinal Failure
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Coeliac disease
  • Gastrointestinal cancer

Dr Farooq Rahman also performs a range of treatments including:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Polypectomy

 

 

Career Highlights

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 investigating the immuno-pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease.

His Education included:

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)

Research highlights

Dr Rahman conducts extensive research into diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel diseases). This has lead to extensive publication in many high impact peer-reviewed scientific journals, such as The Lancet, Gut, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Crohn’s & Colitis and Inflammatory bowel disease.