Robert A. Weber, MD

Plastic Surgeon
Scott & White Healthcare

Vice-Chair of Education, Department of Surgery
Chief, Section of Hand Surgery
Director, Plastic Surgery Residency Program


Specialties
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery


Patient Care Emphasis
Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Congenital Hand Anomalies, General Hand and Wrist Surgery, Hand Anthroplasty, Hand Fractures, Hand Surgery, Peripheral Nerve, Traumatic Injuries


Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery of the Hand
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Scott & White Appointment
    August 3, 1994


    Education
  • Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, TX, MD, 1988
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, BSE, 1984

  • Specialty Training
  • Hand Surgery, The Hand Center, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
  • Plastic Surgery, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX
  • General Surgery, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Professor of Surgery


    Publications and Research
  • Weber RA, Dellon, AL. Nerve laceration: repair of acute injuries in Berger RA, Weiss AC, eds. Hand Surgery, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2004.
  • Weber RA, Boyer KM. Consecutive versus simultaneous bilateral carpal tunnel release. Ann Plast.Surg. 2005; 54[1]:15-19.
  • Weber RA, Rude MJ. Clinical outcomes of carpal tunnel release in patients 65 and older. J.Hand Surg.[Am.] 2005; 30[1]:75-80.
  • Weber RA, Dellon AL. Synthetic nerve conduits: indications and technique. Seminars in Neurosurgery 2001; 12[1]:65-79.
  • Weber RA. The role of conduits in the repair of peripheral nerve injuries. In: Habal MB, Himel HN, Lineaweaver WC, Colon GA, Parsons RW, Woods JE, eds. Key issues in plastic and cosmetic surgery, v. v.17. Basel: Karger, 2001;80-93. Ref ID: 1702
  • Weber RA, Schuchmann JA, Albers JH, Ortiz J. A prospective blinded evaluation of nerve conduction velocity versus pressure-specified sensory testing in carpal tunnel syndrome. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2000; 45[3]:252-257.
  • Weber RA, Breidenbach WC, Brown RE, Jabaley ME, Mass DP. A randomized prospective study of polyglycolic acid conduits for digital nerve reconstruction in humans. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2000; 106[5]:1036-1045.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Senior Award, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation, Clinic Investigators
  • Sarnat Junior Award, Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Basic Science Category
  • Cronin Award, Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons, Clinical Scholar Award
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Scott & White Hospital, 2009

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
  • American Association of Plastic Surgeons
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • American Council of Graduate Medical Education

  • Languages Spoken
    English


    Locations


    Scott & White Roney Bone & Joint Institute
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    254-724-2663

    Appointments