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    Alexander E. Weber, MD

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    DepartmentOrthopaedic Surgery
    AddressHCT 2000
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90089
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      Alexander Weber, M.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. His focus is on the management of patients with sports medicine injuries and general orthopaedic surgery. He has a special interest in hip arthroscopy and the treatment of labral pathology around the hip joint. He also treats injuries of the knee and shoulder including: anterior cruciate ligament and meniscal injuries of the knee, and rotator cuff tears and degenerative arthritis of the shoulder joint.

      Dr. Weber attended the University of Buffalo School of Medicine in Buffalo, New York. He served as a resident physician at the University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He subsequently did his fellowship in sports medicine at the prestigious Rush Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Weber has been the Assistant Team Physician for the University of Michigan men’s basketball team, the Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Bulls. At the present time, he participates in the care of USC intercollegiate athletes.

      Dr. Weber is actively engaged in scientific research and to date he has published 20 peer reviewed articles. He has presented his research work at a variety of national and international meetings. His areas of research interest include treatment of disorders of the hip, shoulder and knee.

      Dr. Weber is a member of a number of national organizations including: the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.


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      1. McCarthy MA, Meyer MA, Weber A, Levy DM, Tilton AK, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. Can Competitive Athletes Return to High-Level Play After Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Knee? Arthroscopy. 2017 Sep; 33(9):1712-1717. PMID: 28865574.
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      2. Riff AJ, Luchetti TJ, Weber A, Chahal J, Bach BR. Thirty-Year Experience With ACL Reconstruction Using Patellar Tendon: A Critical Evaluation of Revision and Reoperation. Orthop J Sports Med. 2017 Aug; 5(8):2325967117724345. PMID: 28890904.
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      3. Kuhns BD, Weber A, Batko B, Nho SJ, Stegemann C. A FOUR-PHASE PHYSICAL THERAPY REGIMEN FOR RETURNING ATHLETES TO SPORT FOLLOWING HIP ARTHROSCOPY FOR FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT WITH ROUTINE CAPSULAR CLOSURE. Int J Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Aug; 12(4):683-696. PMID: 28900574.
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      4. Cvetanovich GL, Levy DM, Weber A, Kuhns BD, Mather RC, Salata MJ, Nho SJ. Do Patients With Borderline Dysplasia Have Inferior Outcomes After Hip Arthroscopic Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement Compared With Patients With Normal Acetabular Coverage? Am J Sports Med. 2017 Jul; 45(9):2116-2124. PMID: 28441511.
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      5. Lewis PB, Weber A, Nho SJ. Imaging for Nonarthritic Hip Pathology. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Jan/Feb; 46(1):17-22. PMID: 28235108.
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      6. Weber A, Kuhns BD, Cvetanovich GL, Grzybowski JS, Salata MJ, Nho SJ. Amateur and Recreational Athletes Return to Sport at a High Rate Following Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Arthroscopy. 2017 Apr; 33(4):748-755. PMID: 28049597.
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      7. Siontis KC, Kim HM, Stevenson WG, Fujii A, Bella PD, Vergara P, Shivkumar K, Tung R, Do DH, Daoud EG, Okabe T, Zeppenfeld K, Riva Silva M, Hindricks G, Arya A, Weber A, Kuck KH, Metzner A, Mathew S, Riedl J, Yokokawa M, Jongnarangsin K, Latchamsetty R, Morady F, Bogun FM. Prognostic Impact of the Timing of Recurrence of Infarct-Related Ventricular Tachycardia After Catheter Ablation. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2016 Dec; 9(12). PMID: 27923805.
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      8. Saltzman BM, Meyer MA, Weber A, Poland SG, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. Prospective Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes After Concomitant Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Meniscal Allograft Transplantation at a Mean 5-Year Follow-up. Am J Sports Med. 2017 Mar; 45(3):550-562. PMID: 28272928.
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      9. Weber A, Kuhns BD, Cvetanovich GL, Lewis PB, Mather RC, Salata MJ, Nho SJ. Does the Hip Capsule Remain Closed After Hip Arthroscopy With Routine Capsular Closure for Femoroacetabular Impingement? A Magnetic Resonance Imaging Analysis in Symptomatic Postoperative Patients. Arthroscopy. 2017 Jan; 33(1):108-115. PMID: 27720303.
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      10. Cvetanovich GL, Weber A, Kuhns BD, Hannon CP, D'Souza D, Harris J, Mather RC, Nho SJ. Clinically Meaningful Improvements After Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement in Adolescent and Young Adult Patients Regardless of Gender. J Pediatr Orthop. 2016 Aug 29. PMID: 27574954.
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      11. Weber A, Cole BJ. Editorial Commentary: The Search for the Cartilage "Holy Grail": Are We There Yet? Arthroscopy. 2016 Jul; 32(7):1451-2. PMID: 27373184.
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      12. Saltzman BM, Kuhns BD, Weber A, Yanke A, Nho SJ. Stem Cells in Orthopedics: A Comprehensive Guide for the General Orthopedist. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2016 Jul-Aug; 45(5):280-326. PMID: 27552451.
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      13. Weber A, Gitelis ME, McCarthy MA, Yanke AB, Cole BJ. Malalignment: A Requirement for Cartilage and Organ Restoration. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2016 Jun; 24(2):e14-22. PMID: 27135294.
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      14. Garbis NG, Weber A, Shewman EF, Cole BJ, Romeo AA, Verma NN. Glenohumeral kinematics after soft tissue interposition graft and glenoid reaming: A cadaveric study. Indian J Orthop. 2016 May-Jun; 50(3):303-10. PMID: 27293292; PMCID: PMC4885300.
      15. Kuhns BD, Weber A, Levy DM, Bedi A, Mather RC, Salata MJ, Nho SJ. Capsular Management in Hip Arthroscopy: An Anatomic, Biomechanical, and Technical Review. Front Surg. 2016; 3:13. PMID: 26973840; PMCID: PMC4778552.
      16. Weber A, Nathani A, Dines JS, Allen AA, Shubin-Stein BE, Arendt EA, Bedi A. An Algorithmic Approach to the Management of Recurrent Lateral Patellar Dislocation. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2016 Mar 02; 98(5):417-27. PMID: 26935465.
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      17. Morris JK, Weber A, Morris MS. Adolescent Femoral Chondral Fragment Fixation With Poly-L-Lactic Acid Chondral Darts. Orthopedics. 2016 Mar-Apr; 39(2):e362-6. PMID: 26840696.
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      18. Weber A, Harris JD, Nho SJ. Complications in Hip Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review and Strategies for Prevention. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2015 Dec; 23(4):187-93. PMID: 26524553.
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      19. Kuhns BD, Weber A, Levy DM, Wuerz TH. The Natural History of Femoroacetabular Impingement. Front Surg. 2015; 2:58. PMID: 26636088; PMCID: PMC4644807.
      20. Weber A, Bedi A, Tibor LM, Zaltz I, Larson CM. The Hyperflexible Hip: Managing Hip Pain in the Dancer and Gymnast. Sports Health. 2015 Jul; 7(4):346-58. PMID: 26137181; PMCID: PMC4481673.
      21. Weber A, Kopydlowski NJ, Sekiya JK. Nonsurgical management and postoperative rehabilitation of medial instability of the knee. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2015 Jun; 23(2):104-9. PMID: 25932880.
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      22. Weber A, Delos D, Oltean HN, Vadasdi K, Cavanaugh J, Potter HG, Rodeo SA. Tibial and Femoral Tunnel Changes After ACL Reconstruction: A Prospective 2-Year Longitudinal MRI Study. Am J Sports Med. 2015 May; 43(5):1147-56. PMID: 25681503.
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      23. Nathani A, Weber A, Wahlquist TC, Graziano GP, Park P, Patel RD. Delayed presentation of pharyngeal erosion after anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Case Rep Orthop. 2015; 2015:173687. PMID: 25699193; PMCID: PMC4325201.
      24. Morag Y, Yablon CM, Weber A, Brandon C, Blaha DJ. Aseptic hip pneumarthrosis following modular total hip arthroplasty: a potential mimic of hip infection. Emerg Radiol. 2015 Apr; 22(2):211-4. PMID: 25491939.
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      25. Weber A, Bissell B, Wojtys EM, Sekiya JK. Is the all-arthroscopic tibial inlay double-bundle PCL reconstruction a viable option in multiligament knee injuries? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2014 Sep; 472(9):2667-79. PMID: 25048278; PMCID: PMC4117873.
      26. Weber A, Kontaxis A, O'Brien SJ, Bedi A. The biomechanics of throwing: simplified and cogent. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2014 Jun; 22(2):72-9. PMID: 24787720.
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      27. Weber A, Criado E. Relevance of bone anomalies in patients with thoracic outlet syndrome. Ann Vasc Surg. 2014 May; 28(4):924-32. PMID: 24316293.
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      28. Skendzel JG, Weber A, Ross JR, Larson CM, Leunig M, Kelly BT, Bedi A. The approach to the evaluation and surgical treatment of mechanical hip pain in the young patient: AAOS exhibit selection. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 18; 95(18):e133. PMID: 24048564.
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      29. Weber A, Jacobson JA, Bedi A. A review of imaging modalities for the hip. Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2013 Sep; 6(3):226-34. PMID: 23784063; PMCID: PMC4094014.
      30. Maratt JD, Weber A, Knesek M, Lien JR, Urquhart AG. Novel method for ensuring leg length in total hip arthroplasty. Orthopedics. 2013 Apr; 36(4):e401-3. PMID: 23590776.
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      31. Bisson LJ, de Perio JG, Weber A, Ehrensberger MT, Buyea C. Is it safe to perform aggressive rehabilitation after distal biceps tendon repair using the modified 2-incision approach? A biomechanical study. Am J Sports Med. 2007 Dec; 35(12):2045-50. PMID: 17702997.
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