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About Akilah Weber, MD
Akilah Weber, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN who specializes in managing the gynecologic needs of children and teenagers. She has a special interest in treating children born with reproductive defects, people with adrenogenital disorders (which cause an abnormal secretion of hormones) and amenorrhea (the absence of menstruation in women of reproductive age).
Dr. Weber leads the adolescent gynecology program at UC San Diego Health. The program provides medical and surgical management of female reproductive health problems for women of reproductive age.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Weber served as an assistant professor in the Department of OB/GYN at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and was the principal pediatric and adolescent gynecologist for Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Her work has been published in several journals, including the Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and The Female Patient. Dr. Weber also co-authored a chapter on pediatric and adolescent gynecology in the second edition of Operative Pediatric Surgery.
Dr. Weber volunteers her time giving talks to various churches and community organizations on issues such as puberty, contraception and making healthy choices for adolescent females. She traveled to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the World Surgical Foundation where she participated in both basic gynecologic and reconstructive surgical procedures for adults and children.
She completed a pediatric and adolescent gynecology fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio and her residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago, Ill. She earned her medical degree at University of Rochester Medical and Dental School in New York.
Dr. Weber is a native San Diegan and graduated from Gompers Secondary School in 1996. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology.
When not at work, Dr. Weber enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends. She is married and has two young sons.
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- University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
- John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Conditions and Treatments
- Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
- Adolescent Gynecology
- Birth Control
- Family Planning
- Intrauterine Device (IUD)