Dr. Brian Weeks specializes in diseases of the ear, nose, throat, as well as tumors of the head and neck region, including thyroid, parathyroid, and skull base tumors. He has advanced specialty training in endoscopic sinus surgery, and is a national/international leader in balloon sinuplasty surgery. Additionally, Dr. Weeks has expertise in minimally invasive surgeries of the head and neck, as well as head 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 received his bachelor’s degree in animal physiology, with emphasis in neurosciences as an Honors graduate of the UCSD. He received his medical degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed his otolaryngology/head and neck surgery training at Baylor College of Medicine 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.
Dr. Brian Weeks performs a follow-up nasal endoscopy procedure on Michelle King Robson, the founder and chairman of EmpowHER, after they discuss the many causes associated with trigeminal neuralgia.
February 25, 2010 - 3:26pm
Dr. Weeks introduces himself, describes Balloon Sinuplasty™ and discusses how it differs from traditional sinus surgery.
October 15, 2009 - 10:55am
Dr. Brian Weeks discusses three ways a woman can prevent skin cancer.
October 15, 2009 - 10:48am
Dr. Brian Weeks discusses tips to prevent sinus and allergy problems.
October 15, 2009 - 10:42am
Dr. Brian Weeks explains what women should know about the thyroid gland.
October 15, 2009 - 10:37am
Dr. Weeks explains what a woman should do if she thinks she might have trigeminal neuralgia.
October 15, 2009 - 10:33am
Dr. Weeks describes trigeminal neuralgia.
October 15, 2009 - 10:28am
Dr. Weeks shares the latest research on nasal and sinus problems.
October 15, 2009 - 10:23am
Dr. Weeks discusses the connection between smoking and head and neck cancers.
October 15, 2009 - 10:15am
Dr. Weeks shares the warning signs associated with head and neck cancers.
October 15, 2009 - 10:02am
Dr. Weeks explains how intravenous antibiotics serve as a treatment for sinusitis.
October 15, 2009 - 9:58am
Dr. Weeks shares the effects dairy can have on sinus symptoms.
October 15, 2009 - 9:52am
Dr. Weeks describes chronic sinusitis and explains how it can be prevented.
October 15, 2009 - 9:46am
Dr. Weeks shares if it is possible for a doctor to remove a brain tumor through a patient's nose.
October 15, 2009 - 9:40am
Dr. Weeks shares the connection between allergies and sinus infections.
October 15, 2009 - 9:35am