A/Prof Ang Tiing Leong

A/Prof Ang Tiing Leong

Biography

A/Prof Ang Tiing Leong

Chief and Senior Consultant
Director, Endoscopy Centre
Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Changi General Hospital
Singapore


A/Prof Ang Tiing Leong completed his specialty training in Gastroenterology in 2004, and underwent further training in advanced therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and interventional endoscopic ultrasound in Hamburg, Germany, under the mentorship of Professor Nib Soehendra, from 2004 to December 2005.

He is currently the Chief and Senior Consultant at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Director of the Endoscopy Centre at Changi General Hospital, Singapore. He is the Adjunct Associate Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore.  A/Prof Ang is a member of the Residency Advisory Committee for Gastroenterology Training and chair the Gastroenterology Exit Examination Committee.  He is also a Member of the National Colorectal Cancer Screening Program Steering Committee as well as the Ministry of Health Technology Advisory Committee.

A/Prof Ang has subspecialty clinical interests in pancreaticobiliary diseases, early GI cancers and advanced therapeutic endoscopy, in particular image enhanced endoscopy, endoscopic resection, therapeutic ERCP and interventional EUS. He is the immediate past President of the Gastroenterological Society of Singapore.  He is also a council member of the Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) and a member Endoscopy Interest Group, World Gastroenterology Organization (WGO).

His research interests include acid-related disorders, H. pylori infection, pancreatico-biliary diseases, image enhanced endoscopy, therapeutic ERCP and interventional EUS.  He sits on sever Editorial board, including Editor of Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Deputy Editor of the Singapore Medical Journal, Associate Editor of the Journal of Digestive Diseases and Member of the Editorial Board of Endoscopic Ultrasound.