biopic-fredweaver-orFred A. Weaver, MD, MMM
Co-Director, Comprehensive Aortic Center
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Division of
Vascular Surgery

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. He also has a master’s degree in Medical Management which he received from USC in 2005. Dr. Weaver received his general and vascular surgery training at  Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Weaver has been a USC faculty member since 1986 and has served as USC program director for General Surgery from 1996-2000 and program director for Vascular Surgery from 2000-2012. Currently, he is the chief of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy and director of the Max R. Gaspar Symposium, an annual meeting which highlights advances in the treatment of vascular disease. Dr. Weaver is distinguished fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and current president of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Pacific Coast Surgical Association.

His scholarly contributions include 175 articles, 35 textbook chapters and oral presentations at numerous 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 the Keck Hospital of USC where he performs both endovascular and open reconstructive aortic procedures

Expanded bio:
Fred A. Weaver, MD, MMM