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.