Dr. Andrew Y Wang MD
Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology1215 Lee St West Complex 2nd Flo Charlottesville VA, 22908
Dr. Andrew Wang is a gastroenterologist practicing in Charlottesville, VA. Dr. Wang specializes in the digestive system and its diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract, which include organs from the mouth to the anus as well as liver disorders. Gastroenterology includes conditions such as hepatitis, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, nutritional problems and irritable bowel syndrome. Dr. Wang performs colonoscopy and endoscopy procedures and provides accurate and thorough care for patients suffering from digestive issues.
Education and Training
University of Virginia School of Medicine 2001
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- 2004
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Gastroenterology- 2007
- Effectiveness of esophageal dilation for symptomatic cricopharyngeal bar.
- Oxidative modification of M-type K(+) channels as a mechanism of cytoprotective neuronal silencing.
- Electronic images of the month. Duodenal ulceration following variceal embolization with coils and vascular plugs.
- Meshed capillary vessels found on narrow-band imaging without optical magnification effectively identifies colorectal neoplasia: a North American validation of the Japanese experience.
- Microwave Synthesis of Nearly Monodisperse Core/Multishell Quantum Dots with Cell Imaging Applications.
- Study on Growth Kinetics of CdSe Nanocrystals with a New Model.
- Endoscopic submucosal dissection with electrosurgical knives in a patient on aspirin therapy (with video).
- The international emergence of endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancer.
- Bleeding after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is linked to serotonin reuptake inhibitors, not aspirin or clopidogrel.
- Inflamed leukocyte-mimetic nanoparticles for molecular imaging of inflammation.
- Noninvasive monitoring of orthotopic glioblastoma therapy response using RGD-conjugated iron oxide nanoparticles.
- Quantum dot-based, quantitative, and multiplexed assay for tissue staining.
- Efficient quantum dot light-emitting diodes with solution-processable molybdenum oxide as the anode buffer layer.
- Casein-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for high MRI contrast enhancement and efficient cell targeting.
- Colonic diverticulosis is associated with an increased adenoma detection rate in patients undergoing first-time screening colonoscopy.
- Department of Medicine, McGaw Medical Center, Northwestern University 2002-2003 Excellence in Teaching Award
- Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Editorial Review Board 2009 Top Reviewer Award
- Colon Polyps
- McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University 2004
- NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
- Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA 2007
- Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA USA 2008
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- Why Each Colitis Treatment Is Different for Everyone
To endure Colitis is to be tougher than nails. Nobody wants their strength tested in this way. The good news is that many people diagnosed can achieve remission with the variety of treatments available.The not-as-great news is that it can take some juggling by doctors to achieve the exact...
- What Causes Jaundice?
Jaundice is triggered by excessive bilirubin levels in the blood. This is sometimes referred to as hyperbilirubinaemia. An abnormal level of bilirubin in the bloodstream and body tissues causes a yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes and sclera.Bilirubin is a yellowish substance...
- How Is Hepatitis C Transmitted?
Hepatitis CHepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. The incubation period of the hepatitis C virus is 6-7 weeks. After the incubation period, symptoms begin to show. However, approximately 80 percent of people with acute hepatitis may show no symptoms. Other types of hepatitis are hepatitis A...
- Gluten Enzyme Pills: Do They Actually Work?
Some years have passed since the first time gluten enzyme pills showed up in the news. Alternative treatments to a gluten-free diet have been under research since the first time the condition was diagnosed. It is important to keep researching possible solutions and ways to counter or simply stop...
- The Tell-Tale Signs of Gallstones
We have all heard stories; both happy and painful ones. Most people who have experienced the symptoms of gallstones, especially belly pain say it is unbearable and worse than labor pain!Gallstones are stones of different sizes that are created from bilirubin and cholesterol within the gallbladder....
- Why Men Need a Colonoscopy
The Colon is the last organ of the digestive system. It can also be referred to as the large intestine, and it runs from the small intestine to the back passage. A colonoscopy is a procedure used to inspect the colon. The colon is a cancer prone area, and a colonoscopy is used to detect ulcers,...
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