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Clinical Fellowship, Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, University of Virginia
Residency, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Andrew Wang, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist and Tenured Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology who serves as the Director of Interventional Endoscopy at in the UVA Health System. Dr. Wang specializes in interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy and helping patients with problems in the luminal GI tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum and colon), the pancreas and biliary tract. He diagnoses and endoscopically treats patients with bile duct stones and strictures, pancreatic diseases, and polyps and early cancers in the GI tract. Dr. Wang routinely performs procedures such as endsoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for pancreaticobiliary strictures, stones, masses, cysts and other disorders. He also offers specialized ERCP procedures, including choledochoscopy, intraductal EUS, biliary radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and photodynamic therapy (PDT), laser lithotripsy and complex perihilar stenting.
Dr. Wang has received specialized training and certification in the identification and endoluminal resection of precancerous and early GI cancers. He routinely performs endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) to remove large lesions in the GI tract. Dr. Wang also performs peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for patients with esophageal achalasia.
Dr. Wang is an active member of various GI societies, and he is a fellow of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). He is currently President of the Virginia Gastroenterological Society (2019-2021). Dr. Wang's career has focused on endoscopic education and clinical research, and he has participated in multicenter, national and international studies to foster innovation and to advance patient outcomes in the field of interventional endoscopy. He is an NIH-funded clinical investigator.
Dr. Wang and his colleagues in interventional endoscopy work closely with UVA surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, oncologists and referring physicians to provide specialized multidisciplinary care to patients.
Section of Interventional Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine
Interventional Endoscopy Unit
Clinical Radiation Safety Committee
UVA Endoscopy Unit
Clinical Practice Updates Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
DDW International Clinical Symposia Committee, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Video Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Virginia Gastroenterological Society
2020 - ASGEVideo Plenary Best of the Best Award in the Category of ERCP, Digestive DiseaseWeek 2020
2020 - TopDoctor, Selected by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. (8th consecutive year)
2019 - Recognitionof Outstanding Patient Experience, University of Virginia Health System
2017 - ACGEdgar Achkar Visiting Professorship at the University of Michigan, awarded bythe ACG Institute for Clinical Research & Education
2017 - Departmentof Medicine Outstanding Mentorship Award, University of Virginia
2014 - EndoscopyTeacher of the Year Award, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,University of Virginia
2013 - Elected Member, Academy ofDistinguished Educators, University of Virginia
2013 - ACG Governors’ Award forExcellence in Clinical Research
2012 - Dean’s Awardfor Clinical Excellence, University of Virginia School of Medicine
2012 - ASGE Ambassador to Taiwan