Past President

Timothy Wang, MD, AGAF

Past President, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Timothy Wang, MD, AGAF, received his BA from Williams College, Williamstown, MA, and his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. Dr. Wang completed his residency in internal medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, and his research fellowship in medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Dr. Wang has served as chief, division of digestive and liver diseases, and the Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center since 2005.

Dr. Wang has won numerous awards for his work, including the AGA senior research fellow award, AGA Robert & Sally Funderburg Gastric Cancer Award and Steven Krane Lectureship for Outstanding Young Investor. He has served as associate editor for Gastroenterology and GI & Hepatology News as well as editor-in-chief for Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology.

Dr. Wang has been an active AGA member since 1986, serving on several boards including AGA By-Laws Committee, AGA Public Policy Committee and most recently as chair of the AGA Institute Research Policy Committee. Dr. Wang served as president of the AGA Institute from May 2016 to May 2017, and currently holds the position of past president on the AGA Institute Governing Board.