Ghassan T Wahbeh, MD

Ghassan T Wahbeh, MD


  • Children's Title: Clinical Medical Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
  • Academic Title: Professor
  • Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research
  • On Staff Since: August 2004
"As a member of a unique center and care team, I feel that we owe our children and their families the best advanced, comprehensive and compassionate care they deserve. In a rapidly advancing field in the world of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Disease, I am proud to lead a team of passionate providers from different disciplines whose one goal is to make life better for our patients."
  • Biography

    Ghassan Wahbeh, MD, is the director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Seattle Children's Hospital. He is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Gastroenterology at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

    Dr. Wahbeh's clinical focus is in advanced care for children with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, including advanced therapeutics and pre and post surgery IBD management. Dr. Wahbeh's research interests include advanced management of moderate and severe colitis in the outpatient and inpatient setting, managing complicated Crohn's disease including fistulizing and stricturing phenotyples, mucosal healing in IBD, navigating surgical options in IBD and novel therapies.
    Dr. Wahbeh is actively involved as teaching faculty in medical student education, resident training and fellow physician specialty training. He is the honored recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, as well as the Family Choice Award, and the Northwest Crohn's and Colitis Foundation service award. He continues to serve as a member of the National Professional Education Committee and the Northwest Medical Advisory Committee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America.

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatric Gastroenterology


    University of Jordan, Amman 11942


    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH


    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

    Research Focus Area

    Translational Research

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