Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus
Dr Jason Yan-Lin Huang is an Australian trained gastroenterologist with extensive post graduate fellowship experience in advanced endoscopy. He graduated from the University of Melbourne with a double degree in medicine and biomedical science. His general gastroenterology training took place at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Gold Coast Hospital.
Jason was admitted as a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and subsequently underwent intensive postgraduate training in procedural gastroenterology. He completed his first advanced endoscopic fellowship year at the Royal Brisbane Hospital which was followed by a second and third fellowship year at the world renowned H.H Chao Comprehensive Digestive Diseases Center at University of California, where he held a faculty position as a clinical instructor.
In California, Jason performed in high volume, specialised endoscopic procedures such as Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) and Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) of pre-cancerous and early cancerous lesions of the digestive tract.
Jason is also experienced with the use of the overstitch device for endoscopic suturing in bariatric endoscopy (Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and revisions) and novel endoscopic anti reflux treatment yet to be available in Australia. He was also involved in the development and innovation of novel endoscopic devices/technologies and diagnostic/therapeutic endoscopic techniques.
Jason also has extensive experience in colonoscopy, polyp detection and removal of large or difficult polyps.
Jason has published in areas of colonoscopy, GORD, pancreatic and biliary diseases, bariatric endoscopy and have also written book chapters. He has presented at multiple national and international conferences and is currently nearing completion of a Master of Philosophy through the University of Queensland, School of Medicine. He is also a reviewer for World Journal of Gastroenterology and has reviewed journal articles for GIE.
Jason holds a position at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital as a procedural gastroenterologist and a member of the Bariatric Working Group for Metro North. He is also a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland.
Jason returned to Brisbane his home town in 2014 from the United States and is a Brisbane State High old boy.
Jason covers the full spectrum in diagnostic and therapeutic gastroenterology procedures including colonic, oesophageal and gastric cancer prevention, comprehensive management of reflux, pancreatic/biliary diseases and bariatric endoscopy.