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.