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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
Dr Tim Wang is Consultant in Clinical Biochemistry and Visiting Senior Fellow in Metabolic, Endocrine and Nutritional Medicine at the University of Surrey in Guildford. He studied Medicine at the University of Sheffield, UK and was a awarded a PhD following his work on cholesterol metabolism at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. After post-graduate training he was appointed as a Consultant to the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford and Frimley Park Hospital.
He is actively engaged in local and multi-centre research projects and enjoys teaching postgraduate students and trained doctors. He currently sits on the Steering Group for the National Audit of the Management of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia at the Clinical Effectiveness and Evaluation Unit at the Royal College of Physicians in London. He is the Specialty Lead for the Clinical Biochemistry laboratory in Guildford and Frimley, and directs the Cardiovascular Risk Factor Supra-regional Assay Service in Guildford. His clinical interests are in Metabolic Medicine in general, but he has particular interests in hyperlipidaemia (abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride), renal (kidney) stone disease and calcium metabolism.
Areas of interest
Cholesterol and lipids, Lipidology; Metabolic medicine; High Cholesterol; renal stone disease
Current NHS consultant posts held
Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Most recent publications:
Borai A, Livingstone C, Farzal A, Kholeif M, Wang T, Ferns G. (2010) Reproducibility of HOMA and QUICKI among individuals with variable glucose tolerance. Diabetes 36; 247-249
Seed M, Roughton M, Pedersen K, Nair D, Wang T, Neil A, Humphries S. (2012) Current statin treatment, DNA testing and cascade testing of UK patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia. Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal 5; 181-185
Ncube V, Starkey B, Wang T. The effect of fibrate treatment for hyperlipidaemia on serum creatinine and cystatin C. (2012) Ann Clin Biochem 49; 491-493
Kyaw Y, Tringham J, Wang T, Bingham E. An Unusual Case of hypocalcaemia. Endocrine Abstracts (2012) 28 P31
Kurera I, Beebeejaun M, Bosworth J, Coyle F, Tringham J, Wang T, Bingham E. Novel Treatment of Refractory hypercalcaemia: a serendipitous discovery. Endocrine Abstracts (2015) 38 P42
Hannan FM, Rogers A, Howles SA, Cranston T, McKenna M, Richardson T, Babinsky VN, Reed AA, Thakker CE, Bockenhauer D, Brown R, Cook J, Darzi K, Ehtisham S, Graham U, Hulse T, Hunter SJ, Kumar D, McKnight J, Morrison PJ, Mughal Z, Pearce SH, Scheers I, Wang T, Whyte MP, Nesbit MA, Thakker RV.
Adaptor protein-2 sigma subunit mutations in hypercalcemic patients. (2015) Human Molecular Genetics 24 (18); 5079-5092
Hilbert R, Wang T. An Audit and Re-audit to Assess Levels of Lipid Reduction on Discharge from the Lipid Clinic at Royal Surrey County Hospital. Proceedings of the ACB National Meeting 2016
McKibbin C, Wang T, Wark G. (2017) Tryptic peptide LC-MS/MS: What analytical goals can be achieved in the clinical laboratory? Proceedings of the ACB National Meeting 2017
M Pericleous, C Kelly T Wang, C Livingstone, A Ala. (2017) What is the meaning of low lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) levels in the hepatology and metabolic clinic? Gut 66:A164-A165
M Pericleous, C Kelly T Wang, C Livingstone, A Ala. (2017) Wolman’s disease and cholesteryl ester storage disorder: the phenotypic spectrum of lysosomal acid lipase deficiency. The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2 (9); 670 - 679
Courses offered to GPs
Regularly and frequently gives talks/lectures to GP's.
- MB, CHB University of Sheffield 1983
- PhD Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge 1996
- FRCPath Royal College of Pathologists 1998
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 2017
Reference number 2823601
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST Chemical Pathology, 1998
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Physicians
Royal College of Pathologists
Association for Clinical Biochemistry
- Frimley Park Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01428 712195
- Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital
- 18:00 - 20:00
- 01428 712195
- Surrey Cardiovascular Clinic, Guildford
- 12:30 - 14:00
- 01428 712195
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
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01276 604604 (page Dr Wang)