Andrew Wang

Wang, Andrew Y.

Primary Appointment

Professor, Medicine: Gastroenterology and Hepatology


  • Clinical Fellowship, Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University of Virginia
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • MD, , University of Virginia
  • Residency, , McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University

Contact Information

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908
Telephone: 434.924.1653
Fax: 434.244.7590

Research Interests

Clinical effectiveness and safety of advanced endoscopic procedures, techniques and technologies

Research Description

Dr. Wang's research includes investigating the clinical effectiveness and safety of endoscopic techniques and technologies in the management of gastrointestinal diseases.

Current clinical areas of interest and investigation include:

1) Endoluminal resection techniques including underwater endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for the treatment of GI neoplasia and early malignancies

2) Advanced techniques and technologies in the endoscopic treatment of pancreatico-biliary disease via ERCP and EUS, including endobiliary ablation (by PDT and RFA)

3) Per-oral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of esophageal motility disorders

4) Diagnosis and management of premalignant gastric lesions, as they relate to endoscopic treatment

Selected Publications