Sam Weber

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Sam C. Weber, MD, F.A.C.S. is currently the Chief of Otolaryngology and the Past President of the medical staff at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. Dr. Weber is also a Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, head and neck surgery with the University of Texas Houston, and University of texas Medical Branch, galveston. He trained at the University of Tennessee and Baylor College of Medicine. While Dr. Weber treats the gamut of Otolaryngology, he has a special interest in the surgical management of thyroid and parathyroid disorders, sinus disease, and obstructive sleep apnea. He is also a Clinical Professor with Baylor College of Medicine.

Education

Undergraduate

  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, 1959-1960
  • University of Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee 1960-1962

Medical

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, 1962-1965

Internship

  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, 1966 General Surgery

Residency

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 1967-1971 Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Military

  • Navy Medical Center, San Diego, California, 1971-1973 Lieutenant Commander with Letter of Commendation Director of Otolaryngology Research

Board Certification

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, 1972

Awards

  • “Best Doctors in America” – Central Region Woodward and White, 1996-1997, 1998-1999, 1999-2007, 2001-2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008.
  • Guide to Top Doctors 1st place Houston, Texas for Otolaryngology, 1999
  • “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer” Southwest Region. A Castle Connolly Guide, 2007-2009
  • “America’s Top Physicians” Consumers Research Council of America, 2003-2006, 2008, 2009
  • “Best Doctors in America” Woodward and White
  • “Guide to Top Doctors” 1st Place Houston, Texas for Otolaryngology
  • “Houston Top Docs” Inside Houston Magazine
  • “Houston’s Top M.D.s” Metropolitan Houston
  • “Texas Super Docs” Texas Monthly Magazine, 2004-2009
  • “Top Doc” H Texas Magazine, 2007, 2009

Publications and Presentations

  • “Could it Be My Thyroid? – Thyroid Surgery” Weber SC; St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital CME Lecture, Wyndham Hotel, January 2001
  • “Modern Management of Common ENT Problems – Thyroid Nodules.” Weber SC; St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital CME Lecture, January 2000
  • “Acute Otitis Media” Weber SC Medical Interface 1994;7:144-150
  • “Clinical Restoration of Voice Junction After Loss of Vagus Nerve” Weber R, Neumayer L, Alford BR, Weber SC Head and Neck Surgery 1985;7:449-457
  • “Leukemia Infiltrates of the Maxilla and Temporal Bone” Weber SC; Candidate Thesis Texas Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, 1985
  • “Fracture of the Frontal Sinus in Children” Weber SC, Cohn AM Archives of Otolaryngology 1977;103:241-244
  • “Temporal Bone Findings in Cryptococcal Meningitis” Igarashi M, Weber SC, Alford BR, Coates Ac, Jerger JF Archives of Otolaryngology 1975;101
  • “Neurophysiology of Facial Nerve Testing” Alford BR, Jerger JF, Coates AC, Peterson CR, Weber SC Archives of Otolaryngology 1973;97
  • “Indications for Surgical Decompression of the Facial Nerve” Alford BR, Sessions RB, Weber SC Laryngoscope 197;81:620-635
  • “Neuro-Diagnostic Studies in Facial Paralysis” Alford BR, Weber SC, Sessions RB Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 1970:2:227

Academic Appointments

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Associate Clinical Professor
  • University of Texas at Houston and galveston, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Clinical Professor

Professional Organizations

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology, 1972
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Head and Neck Surgeons
  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
  • Texas Association of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Harris County Medical Society
  • Houston Otolaryngological,1990, Head and Neck Society – Past President
  • Thyroid Society for Education and Research – Board, 1992-2000; Vice President, 1997
  • Houston Surgical Society
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Doctors Club of Houston – Past President
  • Centurion Club
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (while in US Navy)

Hospital Affiliations