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“Theory and Practice of Barrett’s Ablation” By Kenneth K. Wang, MD Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Auditorium E, Rubin Building, DHMC

Friday, August 8, 2014
8:00am-9:00am
Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
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Theory and Practice of Barrett’s Ablation

By

Kenneth K. Wang, MD

Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

       8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

 

Co-sponsored by Section of Gastroenterology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

 

Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the indication for ablative therapy
  2. State the possible etiologies of intestinal metaplasia
  3. Describe the ramifications of stromal activation on recurrence

Kenneth Wang, MD

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 235 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. Dr Wang is Vice President for International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. He is Past President for the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). He is Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

Kenneth Wang, MD has stated that he does have financial interests or arrangements (Nine point Medical, CSA Medical, CDX diagnostics, Fujinon, Covidien) in association with this presentation.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Kenneth Wang to Medicine Grand Rounds.

For more information, contact:
Daphne Ellis

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