Benjamin K. Rhee, MD, FACS, is a pediatric urologist with Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children and board certified by the American Board of Urology. Prior to joining Orlando Health Arnold Palmer, he served as director of robotic pediatric surgery at Children’s Hospital of Illinois for the last 10 years. He specializes in robotic pediatric urology surgery using the da Vinci® Surgical System.
Dr. Rhee performs complex minimally invasive procedures for children with congenital or acquired urological conditions affecting the kidney, ureter, bladder and genitourinary system. This sophisticated surgical technology typically results in patients experiencing reduced pain, shorter recovery times and hospital stays, and less scaring.
After graduating with distinction with a bachelor’s degree in anatomical sciences from the University of Illinois in Urbana, Dr. Rhee earned his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. He completed a surgical internship at the Navy Medical Center in San Diego and then served as a battalion surgeon with the First Armored Assault Battalion, Third Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan. When he returned to California, he completed residencies in general surgery at the University of California, Davis-East Bay and in urology at the Naval Medical Center in Oakland and the University of California, San Francisco.