Dr. Antoine Khoury
Dr. Khoury is a professor of Urology at University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the Walter R. Schmid Endowed Chair in Pediatric Urology at UCI. He is chief of pediatric urology at Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Dr. Khoury completed his urology residency training at the University of Toronto and did his fellowship training in pediatric urology at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, under Dr. B. Churchill. Dr. Khoury then completed a 1-year research fellowship at the University of Calgary studying the basic science of biomaterial related infections. His work there resulted in several publications and a patent award on the bioelectric mechanism to eliminate bacterial biofilms. He then joined the faculty in the division of urology at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto and was promoted to division head from 1995-2008 before moving to the US. Dr. Khoury has published more than 250 peer-reviewed publications and 60 book chapters in addition to editing the standard textbook of Pediatric Urology and Clinical Pediatric Urology. He has delivered over 160 lectures as a visiting professor or invited speaker at both international and national levels. Dr. Khoury has also won many teaching awards, and was elected to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS) and the Society for Pediatric Urological Surgeons (SPUS).