Name: Wah Yang

Country: China


The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University

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613 Huangpu Avenue West,
Tianhe District, Guangzhou,
Guangdong Province (Postal Code: 510630).

Research Interests:

Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Anorectal Surgery, General Surgery


  • Dr. Wah Yang is currently a surgical specialist in the Department of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery of the First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, which is one of the largest bariatric centres in China. 
  • He trained as a laparoscopic general and bariatric surgeon under the supervision of Prof. Cunchuan Wang, a pioneer of laparoscopic surgery in China and the current President of Chinese Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (CSMBS). 
  • Dr. Yang is also currently undertaking a PhD at the State Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong. 
  • He has authored articles in peer-reviewed journals both in general surgery and bariatric surgery as well as written book chapters in obesity surgery, laparoscopic surgery and thyroid surgery. 
  • He has been invited to present, moderate and do live surgery demonstrations at national and international conferences. 
  • He organised the 24th IBC Symposium that was held at the CSMBS Annual Congress in Guanghzhou, China on September 15t, 2017, the first IBC event in China. 
  • He also has patents of medical equipment which is widely applied in clinical practice.