Elaheh Vahabnezhad, MD

Elaheh Vahabnezhad, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Primary Location
Santa Monica Pediatric Specialty Care
1260 15th Street
Suite 1024
Santa Monica, California 90404


Dr. Vahabnezhad is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. After earning a B.S. in Neuroscience from UCLA, she attended medical school in New York at the albert Einstein College of MEdicine. She then returned to UCLA for her pediatric residencey and gastroenterology fellowship. Dr. Vahabnezhad is board-certified in Pediatric Gastroenerology and General Pediatrics.

She primarily sees patients at the UCLA subspecialty clinic in Santa Monica and serves as the medical director of the clinic. She works with other subspecialty providers to continue to expand access to care to patients in the community. Dr. Vahabnezhad has an interest in celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition and various general gastrointestinal disorders.

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Medical Board Certifications

Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics, 2013
Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2009


UCLA School of Medicine, 2013


UCLA School of Medicine, 2009


UCLA School of Medicine, 2007


Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD, 2006

Hospital Affiliations


  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021