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Dr Yeng Ang - Gastroenterology

Based at: Oaklands Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

- Acid reflux and indigestion

- Inflammatory bowel disease

- Irritable bowel syndrome

- Liver disease

- Endoscopy 

- Gastrointestinal cancer

Academic background


Dr Yeng is on the Specialist Register as a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist.  He has been a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust since 2002.

Dr Ang was the recipient of the prestigious British Society of Gasroenteology Paul Brown endoscopy fellowship in November 2007 and is a keen teacher, dedicated to teaching and training medical students and junior doctors. 

He is the undergraduate tutor at WWL for the University of Manchester (Honorary Lecturer) and the University year three OSCE Examination academic lead. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Salford leading the upper GI module of the MSc. in Gastroenterology of Northwest Deanery and sits on the Examiners Board.

Dr Yeng has published well over 30 publications including original articles, review articles, book chapters, research letters and abstracts. He is also the recipient of several grants for conducting high quality research (from sources such as Health Research Board, Ireland; Cancer Research UK and the National Institute of Health Research Network). 

He is the Northwest regional lead for the largest chemoprevention trial of Barrett’s adenocarcinoma (in the top 10 recruitment centres).  He also supervises MD fellows in the University of Manchester and is a member of the Gene Expression and Cell Signalling group and part of the research group of the recently established Manchester Cancer Research Centre and Academic Department of Radiation Oncology, The Christie.

He is the Associate Clinical Director of Cancer Services of WWL. He sits on the Trust Research and Development Committee, Clinical Trial Committee and Trust Education Committee.

NHS base

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

01612 410 136