Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive treatments of pelvic organ prolapse including robotic or laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy and hysterectomy. Therapies for urinary incontinence including slings, neuromodulation (Interstim), and botox injections.
Research Interests: Surgical outcomes of robotic sacrocolpopexy. Slings outcome, mesh related complications, and bladder outlet obstruction. Interstim therapy for urinary incontinence, interstitial cystitis and fecal incontinence. Perineal reconstructive surgery for the treatment of severe vulvodynia.
Philosophy of Care: Dr. Wehbe believes in complete, patient centered care. A comprehensive and individualized care that offers several treatment options which are guided by the patient’s expectations and preferences with an ultimate goal of improving her quality of life.
2521 Stockton Blvd., Suite 4200
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.S., Lebanese University, Beirut, 1993
American Urogynecologic Society
Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
International Urogynecological Association
Select Honors and Awards:
Best scientific research award for fellows, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2012
AUGS Foundation grant recipient, 2011
Best scientific research award for fellows, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2011
Award of excellence in endoscopic/laparoscopic surgery, AAGL, 2005
Select Recent Publications:
El-Khawand D, Montgomery OC, Wehbe SA, Whitmore KE. Sacral Nerve Stimulation During Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Female Pelvic Medicine Reconstructive Surgery. 2012;18(2):127-12.
Wehbe SA, Kellogg S, Whitmore K. Urogenital complaints and female sexual Dysfunction. Part 2. J Sex Med. 2010; 7(7):2304-17; quiz 2318-9.
Wehbe SA, Whitmore K, Ho M. Sacral neuromodulations for female lower urinary tract, pelvic floor, and bowel disorders. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010;22(5):414-9.
Wehbe SA, Whitmore K, Kellogg S. Urogenital disorders and female sexual dysfunction (part 1). J Sex Med. 2010;7(5):1704-13; quiz 1703, 1714-5.
Wehbe SA, Fariello JY, Whitmore K. Minimally invasive therapies for chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Curr Urol Rep. 2010;11(4):276-85.
Sills ES, Genton MG, Walsh AP, Wehbe SA. Who's asking? Patients may under-report postoperative pain scores to nurses (or over-report to surgeons) following surgery of the female reproductive tract. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2009;279(5):771-4
Wehbe SA, Ghulmiyyah LM, Dominique el-KH, Hosford SL, Ehleben CM, Saltzman SL, Sills ES. Prospective randomized trial of iliohypogastric-ilioinguinal nerve block on post-operative morphine use after inpatient surgery of the female reproductive tract. J Negat Results Biomed. 2008;7:11.
Ghulmiyyah LM, Wehbe SA, Saltzman SL, Ehleben C, Sibai BM. Intraumbilical vein injection of oxytocin and the third stage of labor: randomized double-blind placebo trial. AmJ Perinatol. 2007;24(6):347-52.
Ghulmiyyah LM, Wehbe SA, Schwartz SA, Sills ES. Successful obstetrical management of 110-day intertwin delivery interval without cerclage: counseling and conservative management approach to extreme asynchronous twin birth. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2004;4(1):23.
Sills ES, Ghulmiyyah LM, Wehbe SA, Atkinson PF, Perloe M, Tucker MJ. Microstructural observations of villous and membrane histology in monochorionic triplet placenta after in vitro fertilization. Histol Histopathol. 2004;19(4):1241-1244.