About Wang Yu Tien
Dr Wang Yu Tien is a gastroenterologist at Gleneagles Hospital and Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, Singapore.He specialises in digestive, bowel and liver diseases, and in treating digestive disorders such as heartburn, gastroesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), liver conditions like cirrhosis, hepatitis A, B and C, and fatty liver disease.Dr Wang has been practising medicine for more than 20 years. He is experienced in performing advanced endoscopies such as gastroscopy, colonoscopy and polypectomy.
He served as a senior consultant at the gastroenterology and hepatology department at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH), where he started the irritable bowel syndrome service, a multidisciplinary service to manage digestive function disorders which integrates medical, dietary and psychological therapy. During his time at SGH, he was also the director of the gastrointestinal function laboratory, and the core faculty and co-chairperson of the SingHealth gastroenterology training programme.Dr Wang graduated from the University of Sydney in 2001 and completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine and advanced training in gastroenterology and hepatology at SGH in 2010. To further his interest in digestive function disorders, he completed a 1-year fellowship at the Centre for Digestive Diseases at Barts Health and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK.He was an adjunct assistant professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. He currently sits on the executive committee of the Gastroenterology Society of Singapore.He is the current gastroenterology specialty editor for the Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ). His research in the fields of gastroesophageal reflux disease, IBS, clinical nutrition and digestive function disorders has been recognised by the New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch. He has also won several awards including the SMJ Best Research Paper Award 2015.