In this extended episode and Season 1 finale of The PedSpace, Dr. Elias Wehbi discusses the different treatment options for VUR. These options include antibiotics therapies, endoscopic treatment, open reimplantation and robotic open reimplantation. Dr. Wehbi weighs the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment.
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.