Kai-Wen Chuang, M.D.

Kai-Wen Chuang, M.D.

Kai-Wen Chuang, M.D., is a pediatric urologist at UC Irvine Health and CHOC Children’s Hospital of Orange County. Dr. Chuang’s clinical interests include hypospadias, prenatal hydronephrosis, undescended testes, bladder and bowel dysfunction, spina bifida and conditions affecting sex development. Her research interests focus on long-term outcomes of congenital renal conditions and complex urogenital reconstruction.

Programs + Specialties Pediatric Urology

Faculty Title HS Assistant Clinical Professor

Undergraduate Studies University of California, Berkeley

Medical School School of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco

Medical Residency Arthur Smith Institute for Urology, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, New Hyde Park, NY

Fellowship Training Fellow in Pediatric Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


Honors + Awards


In addition to quality patient care, Dr. Chuang is committed to medical education and scholarly work. She was the first resident physician at the Smith Institute for Urology to receive a departmental award for her dedication to teaching. More recently, she was named the recipient of the Great People Award, recognizing her contributions to the UCSF School of Medicine Community. Dr. Chuang has published in peer-reviewed journals and is an invited author for several urology textbooks.

  • Genitourinary Trauma
  • Genitourinary Tumors
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Prenatal Counseling
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Bladder
  • Ureter
  • Kidney
  • Male and Female Genitalia
  • Neurology
  • Voiding Dysfunction/Bedwetting
  • Differences of Sexual Development
  • English

CHOC Children’s Hospital
505 S. Main Street, Suite 100
Orange, CA 92868

CHOC Children’s Hospital
19582 Beach Blvd., Suite 380
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

CHOC’s Children’s Health Center Mission Viejo
26691 Plaza, Suite 130
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Children’s Village
2701 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806

  • HS Assistant Clinical Professor of Urology