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Brian Weeks MD
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Brian Weeks MD

(619) 810-1000
Primary Specialties
  • Otolaryngology (Board Certified)
  • Affiliations
  • Alvarado Hospital
  • Senta Clinic
  • Primary Office

    Address:
    3590 Camino Del Rio North
    Suite 100
    San Diego, CA 92108
    Web Page:
    www.drbrianweeks.com

    Education

    Medical School: University of Michigan in Ann Arbor
    Residency: Baylor College of Medicine in the Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences in Houston, Texas
    Research Fellowship: MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas

    Other Specialties/Certifications

    American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Member
    American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery Member
    American College of Surgeons, Candidate Member
    North American Skull Base Society, Candidate Member
    Galens Medical Society Member
    Professional Certification & Courses
    Diplomate, American Board of Otolaryngology, Board Certification
    Comprehensive Thyroplasty Course, Baylor College of Medicine
    AO-Synthes Comprehensive Craniofacial Plating Course, Baylor College of Medi

    Awards

    San Diego Magazine “Top Doctors”
    Castle Connolly's Top Doctor
    San Diego County Medical Society (SDCMS) peer selected outstanding physicians
    Alvarado Hospital Scientific Advancement of Medicine Award
    Texas Association of Otolaryngology Research Award
    Synthes/AO Research Award, 2002 Outstanding Clinical Research Paper

    Areas of Interest

    Dr. Brian Weeks specializes in diseases of the ear, nose, throat, as well as tumors of the head and neck region, including, diseases of the paranasal sinuses, thyroid, parathyroid, and skull base tumors. Dr. Weeks has advanced specialty training in endoscopic sinus surgery, balloon
    sinuplasty, and minimally invasive surgeries of the head and neck, as well
    as expertise in head and neck reconstruction.

    Treatment and Conditions:

    • Inspire Therapy for Sleep Apnea
    • Balloon Sinuplasty™ Surgery
    • Ear Surgery
    • Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
    • Head and Neck Cancer Surgery
    • Salivary Gland Surgery
    • Sinus Evaluation/Treatment
    • Sleep Apnea/Snoring/Sleep Disorders
    • Swallowing Difficulties/Disorders
    • Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorder
    • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery / Cancer
    • Voice Evaluation/Treatment
    • Skull Base Surgery

    For more extensive information, visit the Senta Clinic website.

    Physician Bio

    I specialize in diseases of the ear, nose, throat, as well as tumors of the head and neck region, including thyroid, parathyroid and skull-base tumors. I have advanced specialty training in endoscopic sinus surgery, and helped develop balloon sinuplasty surgery.

    I also have expertise in minimally invasive surgeries of the head and neck, as well ashead and neck reconstruction. His role in reconstruction of the head and neck includes management of skin cancers, facial defects and blemishes, and cosmetic imperfections. He also provides extensive knowledge in skin care, facial peels, and facial care products.

    Dr. Weeks was born in Chicago and grew up in San Diego. He received his bachelor's degree in animal physiology, with emphasis in neurosciences as an honors graduate at UCSD. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed his otolaryngology/head and neck surgery training at The Baylor College of Medicine in The Bobby R. Alford Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences in Houston. His training included intensive clinical work at The Ben Taub General Hospital, The Methodist Hospital, St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Texas Children's Hospital. He also completed extensive training at The MD Anderson Cancer Center, in the division of head and neck oncologic surgery. During his training, he completed a six-month research fellowship in the department of cellular and molecular biology, studying the biologic behavior of skin cancers, and how and why they develop.

    Dr. Weeks is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, and is a candidate member of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and the American Academy of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery. He is also an active member of the San Diego Society of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.

    He has authored or presented numerous scientific works focused on head and neck tumors, skull base disorders, and head and neck reconstruction. He is actively involved in technology advances in the field of head and neck surgery, and serves as an expert consultant and advisor for numerous medical device companies. He also serves as a consultant for numerous professional musicians and recording artists, as well as professional athletes in a variety of sports.