Ghassan Wahbeh

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Ghassan Wahbeh, MD

Director of IBD Center Seattle Children's Hospital

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. His clinical focus is in pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Wahbeh's research interests include early diagnostic tools in pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, predictive tools for disease behavior, imaging in complicated Crohns and Colitis, and advanced therapies for Crohns disease.

He also has clinical interests in upper gastrointestinal inammatory conditions in children and interventional endoscopy. Dr. Wahbeh is actively involved as teaching faculty in medical student education, resident and fellow physician training. He has received the outstanding teaching faculty and family choice awards. He continues to serve as the chair of the Medical Advisory Committee and on the board of trustees for the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, Northwest chapter.