Dr Mark Furman

Job title

Consultant paediatric gastroenterologist
(Clinical lead for paediatric gastroenterology)



GMC Number


Contact details

Phone number: 020 7830 2782

PA/secretary email address: sue.hempstead@nhs.net

Fax: 020 7830 2146

Private practice phone number: 07788 444 046

Related services

Children's services, Gastroenterology


Dr Furman is a paediatric gastroenterology consultant, who joined the centre for paediatric gastroenterology at Royal Free from Great Ormond Street in April 2008 and is the clinical lead for the service. He maintains a close working relationship with the team at GOSH. His main areas of interest are IBD, coeliac disease, food allergy and eosinophilic oesophagitis and his research interests are concentrated in these areas. He also runs the IBD adolescent transition clinic at the Royal Free. He is currently working with NHS England to develop clinical pathways for paediatric gastroenterology in London.


  • Paneth cell metaplasia in newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease in children, BMC Gastroenterology 2014, 14:93
  • Standard versus rapid food reintroduction after exclusive enteral nutritional therapy in paediatric Crohn’s disease, European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology 2014, Vol 26 No 3
  • Joint BSPGHAN and Coeliac UK guidelines for the diagnosis and management of coeliac disease in children, Arch Dis Child 2013;98:806–811
  • Oesophagitis dissecans in a child with vomiting, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Dec 2013, Vol 57; no 26; e33
  • G6PC3 mutations are associated with a major defect of glycosylation: a novel mechanism for  neutrophil dysfunction, Glycobiology vol. 21 no. 7 pp. 914–924, 2011