Faculty and Staff
Fred A. Weaver, MD, MMM
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy
Co-Director, USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute
Co-Director, USC Comprehensive Aortic Center
Chief, Vascular Surgery, Keck Hospital of USC
USC Healthcare Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo St., Suite 4300
Los Angeles, CA 90033-5330
Phone: (323) 442-5988
Fax: (323) 442-5735
Areas of Treatment
- Thoracic and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
- Renal/Visceral Artery Disease
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Endovascular and Surgical Management of Takayasu’s Arteritis
Dr. Fred Arthur Weaver holds the title of Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Weaver's education includes a Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the University of Southern California. Following graduation from medical school in 1979, he began his surgical residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee where he served as a resident in General Surgery from 1979-82, 1983-84, a Chief resident in General Surgery 1984-85, a research fellow in transplantation 1982-83 and a Vascular Surgery fellow 1985-86. He then returned to USC in 1986 as an Assistant Professor of Surgery, and was promoted to Professor of Surgery in 1999. In 1990 and again, in 1993, he received the C.J. Berne Award for Teaching Excellence from the USC surgical residents. He served as Program Director for General Surgery from 1996-2000, and has served as Program Director for Vascular Surgery at USC from 2000-2012. Dr. Weaver is also credentialed with a Masters in Medical Management which he received from USC in 2005. He currently serves as the Associate Program Director for Vascular Surgery. He is also the Co-Director of the Max R. Gaspar Symposium, an annual meeting which highlights advances in the treatment of vascular disease. He is currently Co-Director of the CardioVascular Thoracic Institute, the Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy and Chief of Vascular Surgery at Keck Hospital of USC.
Dr. Weaver is certified by the American Board of Surgery with added qualifications in Vascular Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He is a member of the American Surgical Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Past President of the Western Vascular Society. He is President of both the Pacific Coast Surgical Association, and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.
Dr. Weaver is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery and is an Associate Editor of Rutherford's Vascular Surgery. He was recognized as one of the Best Doctors of America, 2005-2013, US News/Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2000-2013, Southern California Super Doctors, 2008-2014, Pasadena Magazine’s Top Doctors, 2009, 2011-2013. His scholarly contributions include over 175 articles, 38 textbook chapters, and numerous oral presentations at local, regional and national surgical meetings. His major research interest concerns the diagnosis and management of diseases which affect the aorta and its major branches with an emphasis on aortic and renal artery disease. These research efforts are complimented by an active and diverse clinical practice at Keck Hospital of USC where he performs both endovascular and open reconstructive aortic procedures.