Alexander E Weber, MD

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Dr. Alexander Weber is a specialist in the field of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine at USC. Dr. Weber’s practice has an emphasis on arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He also has specialized training in all types of shoulder replacement. He has research and clinical interests in the treatment of the athlete’s hip and biologic solutions to cartilage restoration. He has lectured nationally and internationally on hip arthroscopy for the treatment of FAI and cartilage preservation/restoration of the knee and has authored scientific articles and book chapters that advance the clinical practice of orthopaedics and sports medicine. Dr. Weber has a keen interest in caring for athletes across the spectrum from youth football to collegiate hockey to professional baseball (Chicago White Sox) and basketball (Chicago Bulls). Currently, Dr. Weber serves as a team physician for the USC Trojans.

Restoring form and function is always his primary objective, whether his patients are a competitive athlete or suffering from a nagging injury. He firmly believes that the key component to achieving this primary objective is listening to the patient. Each patient knows his or her body best! As a team, he and his patients formulate treatment plans that incorporates their individual goals and objectives. He is well-trained in the most modern biologic and surgical treatment modalities, but he promises to exhaust all non-surgical options before considering surgery as part of the treatment plan.

Academic Title

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Department

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Provider Gender

  • Male

Language

  • English

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Care Medical Group, Inc.
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital

Expertise

Education and Training

  • Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Fellowship, Sports Medicine
  • University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI - Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI - Internship, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, NY - Doctor of Medicine
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY - Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience and Chemistry

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • Anthem Blue Cross Prudent Buyer
  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Brand New Day
  • CIGNA
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health
  • GEHA
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Health Net
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Interplan
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Laundry and Dry Cleaning Workers Health & Welfare
  • Marian Health Services
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • NEXT
  • Pacificare
  • Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • TakeCare (GUAM)
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)
  • USC Network
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • United Healthcare
  • Watchtower

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