Dr. Fred Weaver, MD

Dr. Fred Weaver, MD

Vascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
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Dr. Fred Weaver, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc in 1979 and specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

1520 San Pablo St Ste 4300

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Aneurysm
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more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Weaver's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Weaver "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 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 is currently Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Chief of Vascular Surgery at Keck Hospital of USC, Co-Director of the USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute, and Co-Director of the USC Comprehensive Aortic Center. Dr. Weaver also serves on various Keck Hospital committees, and is Chair of the Integrated Executive Peer Review Committee. He is also the Director of the Max R. Gaspar M.D. Symposium, an annual meeting which highlights advances in the treatment of vascular disease. Dr. Weaver is certified by the American Board of Surgery with added qualification in Vascular Surgery. 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, among others. In 2014, he was President of both the Pacific Coast Surgical Association and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. In 2015, he was honored with the Society for Vascular Surgery's Presidential Citation Award. Dr. Weaver is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery and on the Editorial Board of Annals of Vascular Surgery. He serves on the SVS PSO Vascular Quality Initiative Executive Committee, since 2013. He was recognized as one of the Best Doctors of America, 2005-2016, US News/Castle Connolly Top Doctors, 2000-2015, Southern California Super Doctors, 2008-2017, Pasadena Magazine's Top Doctors, 2009, 2011-2017, Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2015, 2016, and America's Top Surgeons, 2007,2014. His scholarly contributions include over 210 articles, 43 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 complemented by an active and diverse clinical practice at Keck Hospital of USC where he performs both endovascular and open reconstructive aortic procedures."

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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Southern California
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Keck Sch Of Med Of The Usc
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Vanderbilt University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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