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Dr. Hyon Kang
Gastroenterologist Katy TXGastroenterology Consultants of West Houston
Dr Kang has a wealth of life experience outside medicine. After graduating from Colorado College with a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry, Dr. Kang joined the United States Air Force as an officer. He served in Japan, Korea, and California before pursuing a medical career. He received an Air Force Health Professions Scholarship to attend Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internal medicine residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base and a gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Virginia with an emphasis in liver, and advanced therapeutic procedures. He served as chief of gastroenterology at Kessler Air Force Base. Since leaving the Air Force he worked in El Paso for 3 years before making Houston home for the last 9 years.
Dr. Kang specializes in treating acid reflux, difficulty with swallowing, ulcers, liver and pancreatic disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, and hemorrhoids. He performs upper endoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, and hemorrhoid banding. He takes pride in taking care of complex patients.
When off work he enjoys golfing, fishing, and reading. He and his wife have been on several medical mission trips with their church.