Prof Jin-Yong Kang

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Practising at

Spire St Anthony's Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Prof Jin-Yong Kang at Spire include:


Other treatments

Professor Kang’s clinical interests include dysphagia, dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, other oesophageal conditions, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer screening. He performs gastroscopy, colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy and oesophageal physiological studies. He is actively involved in research in gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, including Barrett’s oesophagus and laryngopharyngeal reflux, eosinophilic oesophagitis, diverticular disease of the colon, inflammatory bowel disease, coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome

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Professional profile

Professor Kang studied medicine in Birmingham University, coming top in his year and graduating with an honours degree in 1973. He trained in gastroenterology at the General Hospital, Birmingham and the Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. In 1981 he joined the National University of Singapore as lecturer in medicine and subsequently became consultant gastroenterologist, Head of the Division of Gastroenterology and Associate Professor of Medicine. He emigrated back to Britain in 1995, and was consultant gastroenterologist at the James Paget Hospital, Norfolk. Since 1999 he has been consultant gastroenterologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s Hospital and Queen Mary’s University Hospital, Roehampton. He was appointed Visiting Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore in 2011. From 2008 Professor Kang has been carrying out his private practice within the London Gastroenterology Partnership.

Private contact details

Telephone Insured: 020 8335 4678/9 or Self-Pay: 020 8335 4646
Private secretary Susan Kang
Private secretary fax 020 8390 0344
Private secretary email
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London

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Current NHS posts

Consultant gastroenterologist, St George's Hospital

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