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Iris Wang, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Xiao Jing (Iris) Wang, M.D., is a general gastroenterologist. Her clinical focus includes:

  • Management of general gastrointestinal disorders, such as acid reflux (GERD), constipation, and diarrhea
  • Disorders of the Brain-Gut Axis (previously known as functional bowel disorders), including Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), functional constipation, functional dyspepsia, and abdominal pain
  • Diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Promoting patient understanding of the interaction between the central and enteric nervous systems and how this interplay contributes to gastrointestinal symptoms
  • Studying and implementing cross-discipline techniques for the treatment of bowel symptoms and disorders, such as gut hypnotherapy, virtual reality, positive psychology, mindfulness, and biofeedback

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Wang is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. She is the associate program director of the GI fellowship, and has authored multiple publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and continues to conduct clinical studies to understand mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders.

  1. Constipation
  2. Functional bowel disorder
  3. Gastroesophageal reflux disease
  4. Gastrointestinal disorder
  5. Pelvic floor defecatory dysfunction
  6. Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Abdominal pain
  • Functional gastrointestinal disorders
  • Disorders of the brain-gut axis
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  1. 2020
    Chief FellowDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  2. 2020
    Fellow - Gastroenterology and HepatologyDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  3. 2020
    FellowGastroenterology, Programs in Rochester, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. 2017
    Chief ResidentDepartment of Medicine, Emory University
  5. 2016
    ResidentEmory University School of Medicine
  6. 2013
    MDNew York University School of Medicine
  7. 2009
    BA - Biology (GPA: 3.978) East Asian Studies (GPA: 4.000 with Honors) Honors Thesis: Traditional Chinese Medicine in Modern China New York University


  1. 2020
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 2016
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2023
    Teacher of the Year, Outpatient Subspecialty Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency
  2. 2020
    Edward C. Rosenow III, Fellow Teaching Award For Internal Medicine ResidencyDepartment of Internal Medicine
  3. 2016
    Distinction in Teaching/Medical EducationDepartment of Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine
  4. 2013
    Honor Medical Society, Alpha Omega Alpha
  5. 2013
    Excellence in Medical School for Resident of NY area NYU School of Medicine, North Shore University Hospital
  6. 2010
    Phi Beta Kappa
  7. 2009
    Merage Foundation for the American Dream Fellow Merage Foundation

Professional memberships

  1. 2022 - present
    Educational Affairs CommitteeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  2. 2022 - present
    Training CommitteeAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  3. 2022 - present
    Education and Training Practice and Research NetworkAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  4. 2022 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology Institute Center for Leadership, Ethics & Equity Early Career Leadership Program 2022 Cohort
  5. 2022 - present
    Advisory Board MemberProfessional Advisory Board Member, National Marfan Foundation
  6. 2022 - present
    MemberGIH Clinical Practice Committee
  7. 2022 - present
    MemberDiversity & Inclusion Committee
  8. 2021 - present
    ChairGIH Social Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2021 - present
    Abstract ReviewerAMA
  10. 2021 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Clinic Hypnosis
  11. 2021 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  12. 2020 - present
    MemberRome Foundation
  13. 2018 - present
    MemberGIH Education Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2018 - 2021
    MemberGastroenterology & Hepatobiliary (GIH), Department of Internal Medicine
  15. 2018 - 2021
    MemberGIH Marketing Committee
  16. 2017 - 2021
    Trainee MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  17. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  18. 2017 - present
    Trainee MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  19. 2017 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  20. 2016 - 2018
    MemberMidtown, Emory University Hospital
  21. 2016 - 2017
    MemberEmory University School of Medicine
  22. 2016 - 2017
    Member/RepresentativeEmory University School of Medicine - Clinical competency Committee
  23. 2013 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


Research activities

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