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Elias Wehbi, MD





Dr. Wehbi is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

CHOC Children's Urology Center
505 S Main St
Suite 100
Orange, California 92868
phone: 714-509-3919
fax: 855-529-9704
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Physician Bio

An expert in the field of urology, Dr. Elias Wehbi’s clinical interests include complex reconstruction, urologic malignancies, renal transplantation and minimally invasive treatment for pediatric urology. In Canada, he helped perform the first laparoendoscopic single site (scarless) urologic surgeries for children.

An internationally-recognized urologist, Dr. Wehbi has published numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals, given presentations at national and international meetings, and received several awards for his novel clinical research. He has been an invited speaker and lecturer at various residency training programs.

Dr. Wehbi is board certified in urology. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Wehbi received his Royal College certification and medical doctorate at the University of Toronto. He completed his residency training in urology at the University Health Network in Toronto, and conducted his fellowship in pediatric urology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario.

Dr. Wehbi has an interest in international health, and has completed more than a dozen medical missions to Central America; service that has been recognized by his predecessors with humanitarian and patient care awards. He speaks fluent Arabic, French, Portuguese, and Spanish.


  • Medical School
    University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Urology Residency
    University Health Network, Canada
  • Pediatric Urology Fellowship
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada

Honors and Awards

  • Amgen Canada Fellows alliance 2012 AUA Winner
  • Patrick Hardy Award department of Surgery Award for Excellence in Patient Care

Professional Organizations

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Society of Pediatric Urology
  • American Association of Pediatricians
  • Canadian Medical Association
  • American Urological Association
  • Canadian Urological Association
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association

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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine