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Past President (2014-2016)


Kenneth K. Wang
Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Minnesota, USA


Dr. Kenneth Wang received his BS from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI and his MD from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. He completed his residency and fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester where he has been appointed director of Advanced Endoscopy.  Dr. Wang is the Kathy and Russ Van Cleve Professor of Gastroenterology Research.

Dr. Wang is recognized for his expertise and research in the field of Barrett’s esophagus and early esophageal cancer which is funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is director of Advanced Endoscopy, the Esophageal Neoplasia Clinic, the Barrett’s Esophagus Research Unit and co-director of the GI Program Mayo Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mayo Clinic Rochester. He has authored over 285 journal articles, book chapters and editorials related to Barrett’s Esophagus and early esophageal cancer.

Dr. Wang built his research foundation on aspects of Barrett’s Esophagus and early esophageal carcinomas. His work in the field has been recognized by his appointment on review panels for the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and National Cancer Institute. Dr. Wang has served on multiple extramural committees for the NIH and NCI. He is Past President for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). 



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