S. Samuel Weigt, MD

S. Samuel Weigt, MD

  • Interstitial Lung Disease
Average rating: 5.0
| 40 ratings
Pulmonology | 200 Medical Plaza, Suite 365, Los Angeles, CA 90095


Preferred Name: S. Samuel Weigt

Dr. Sam Weigt is a Professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. He is the director of the Interstitial Lung Disease Center and Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center at UCLA, and the director of clinical research for the Lung Transplant Program at UCLA.

After earning his M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Weigt did his residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at UCLA. He earned his Master of Science in Clinical Research through the Specialty Training and Advanced Research (STAR) Program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Weigt joined the faculty at UCLA in 2008. He is an attending physician in the Interstitial Lung Disease Center, the Lung Transplant Program, and on the Advanced Lung Disease inpatient consult service at UCLA. Dr. Weigt is also an active researcher who studies interstitial lung disease and lung transplant rejection.

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Pulmonary Disease, UCLA School of Medicine, 2007


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004


Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2002


MD, Creighton University School of Medicine, 2001


West Los Angeles


Pulmonology| Critical Care Medicine| Interstitial Lung Disease +3 more specialties

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



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