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Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology

Jean S. Wang, MD, PhD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology

Specialty Areas
Women's Health

Patients Seen At
Center for Advanced Medicine
GI Center
4921 Parkview Place, C, 8
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-5005
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
660 South Euclid Avenue
Campus Box 8124
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
General gastroenterology, gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett's esophagus, colorectal cancer screening

Areas of Research Interest
Risk factors and early detection of gastrointestinal cancers

Board Certification
Internal Medicine -- Certified
Gastroenterology -- Certified

Medical Education
BA: Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1994
Medical Degree: Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, 1998
Residency: Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2001
Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, 2004
PhD: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore Maryland, 2009
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards
National Institutes of Health Career Development Award, 2006

Graduate Training Program in Clinical Investigation Junior Faculty Clinical Research Scholars Award, 2005

Johns Hopkins University Department of Medicine Junior Faculty Clinical Research Award, 2005

Editorial Responsibilities
American Gastroenterological Association’s Research Awards Panel

Editorial reviewer for U.S. News & World Report’s website on Digestive Disorders

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Chokshi RV, Hovis CE, Colditz GA, Early DS, Wang JS. Physician recommendations and patient adherence after inadequate bowel preparation on screening colonoscopy. Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Aug;58(8):2151-5.

James AS, Richardson V, Wang JS, Proctor EK, Colditz GA. Systems intervention to promote colon cancer screening in safety net settings: protocol for a community-based participatory randomized controlled trial. Implement Sci. 2013 Jun 3;8:58.

Chokshi RV, Hovis CE, Hollander T, Early DS, Wang JS. Prevalence of missed adenomas in patients with inadequate bowel preparation on screening colonoscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Jun.

Gray DM, To K, Wang JS. Toothpick perforation of the small bowel. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Nov.

Wang JS, Canto MI. Predicting Neoplastic Progression in Barrett's Esophagus. Ann Gastroentol Hepatol. 2010 Jun.

Wang JS, Guo MZ, Montgomery EA, Herman JG, Canto MI. p16 and APC DNA promoter hypermethylation predicts progression to cancer in Barrett’s esophagus. Am J of Gastro 2009.

Jin Z, Cheng Y, Gu W, Zheng Y, Sato F, Mori Y, Olaru AV, Paun BC, Yang J, Kan T, Ito T, Hamilton JP, Selaru FM, Agarwal R, David S, Abraham JM, Wolfsen HC, Wallace MB, Shaheen NJ, Washington K, Wang J, Canto MI, Bhattacharyya A, Nelson MA, Wagner PD, Romero Y, Wang KK, Feng Z, Sampliner RE, Meltzer SJ. A multicenter, double-blinded validation study of methylation biomarkers for progression prediction in Barrett’s esophagus. Cancer Res. 2009.

Wang JS and Awad MM. Gastroenterology. In: Kahan S and Miller R, ed. In a Page Signs and Symptoms, second edition. Philadelphia: 2008; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Alvarez H, Young KT, Roy I, Xu G, Prasad PN, Wang J, Canto M, Eshleman JR, Montgomery E, Maitra A. Mesothelin is a specific biomarker of invasive cancer in the Barrett-associated adenocarcinoma progression model. Nanomedicine 2008 Dec.

Sato F, Jin Z, Schulmann K, Wang J, Ito T, Kan T, Hamilton JP, Yang J, Paun B, David S, Olaru A, Cheng Y, Mori Y, Abraham JM, Fredericksen M, Wang KK, Canto M, Romero Y, Feng Z, Meltzer SJ. Three-tiered risk stratification method to predict neoplastic progression in Barrett’s esophagus using epigenetic and clinical features. PLoS ONE. 2008 Apr 2.

Daniels JA, Gibson MK, Xu L, Sun S, Canto MI, Heath E, Wang J, Brock M, Montgomery E. Gastrointestinal tract epithelial changes associated with taxanes: marker of drug toxicity versus effect. Am J Surg Pathol 2008.

Sui G, Zhou S, Wang J, Canto M, Lee EE, Eshleman JR, Montgomery EA, Sidransky D, Califano JA, Maitra A. Mitochondrial DNA mutations in preneoplastic lesions of the gastrointestinal tract: a biomarker for the early detection of cancer. Molecular Cancer 2006.

Powell E, Leoni LM, Canto MI, Forastiere AA, Iacobuzio-Donahue CA, Wang JS, Maitra A, Montgomery E. Concordant loss of MTAP and p16/CDKN2A expression in gastroesophageal carcinogenesis: evidence of homozygous deletion in esophageal non-invasive precursor lesions and therapeutic implications. Am J Surg Pathol 2005.

Wang J and Donowitz M. Irritable bowel syndrome. In: Peipert J and Leppert P, ed. Primary Care for Women. Philadelphia: 2004.

Wang JS, Cromwell DM. Upper gastrointestinal bleed. In: Cheng A, Zaas A, eds. The Osler Medical Handbook. Philadelphia: 2003.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Jean Wang.

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