Matthew J Weiner, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery,
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Harper University Hospital
4190 John R
Detroit, MI 48201
Matthew Weiner, M.D. is board certified in general surgery and serves as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is an active laparoscopic surgeon who specializes in bariatric surgery. Bariatric procedures include laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (Lap Band and REALIZE Banding Solutions), Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass, and Gastric Bypass. He also has extensive experience with minimally invasive hernia repair procedures.
Dr. Weiner belongs to several surgical societies, is an active researcher in the field of surgical simulation and also developed software which is now being used by bariatric surgeons nationally.
PRIMARY SPECIALTY: Minimally Invasive Surgery
PRIMARY SITE: Harper University Hospital
CLINICAL INTERESTS: Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Advanced Technology, Education
– American Board of Surgery
– MD, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI
– General Surgery, New York University, New York, NY
Discovery and phylogenetic analysis of novel members of class b enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli adhesive fimbriae.
Nada RA, Shaheen HI, Khalil SB, Mansour A, El-Sayed N, Touni I, Weiner M, Armstrong AW, Klena JD.
J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Apr;49(4):1403-10. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02006-10. Epub 2011 Feb 2.
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the efficacy and safety of rifaximin for the prevention of travelers’ diarrhea in US military personnel deployed to Incirlik Air Base, Incirlik, Turkey.
Armstrong AW, Ulukan S, Weiner M, Mostafa M, Shaheen H, Nakhla I, Tribble DR, Riddle MS.
J Travel Med. 2010 Nov-Dec;17(6):392-4. doi: 10.1111/j.1708-8305.2010.00462.x.
Design and validation of a multiplex polymerase chain reaction for the identification of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and associated colonization factor antigens.
Nada RA, Shaheen HI, Touni I, Fahmy D, Armstrong AW, Weiner M, Klena JD.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2010 Jun;67(2):134-42. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2010.01.011. Epub 2010 Mar 31.
Routine postoperative gastrografin studies are not necessary after laparoscopic gastric banding.
Edelman DA, Laker S, Weiner M, Webber JD.
Arch Surg. 2010 Feb;145(2):211-2; author reply 212. doi: 10.1001/archsurg.2009.274. No abstract available.
Conversion of intestinal bypass to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case report and brief review.
Amin PB, Weiner M.
Obes Surg. 2010 Jun;20(6):804-7. doi: 10.1007/s11695-009-9822-x. Epub 2009 Mar 16. Review.
Using a field quantitative real-time PCR test to rapidly identify highly viremic rift valley fever cases.
Njenga MK, Paweska J, Wanjala R, Rao CY, Weiner M, Omballa V, Luman ET, Mutonga D, Sharif S, Panning M, Drosten C, Feikin DR, Breiman RF.
J Clin Microbiol. 2009 Apr;47(4):1166-71. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01905-08. Epub 2009 Jan 26.
Murine macrophages kill the vegetative form of Bacillus anthracis.
Kang TJ, Fenton MJ, Weiner MA, Hibbs S, Basu S, Baillie L, Cross AS.
Infect Immun. 2005 Nov;73(11):7495-501.
Macrophage-mediated germination of Bacillus anthracis endospores requires the gerH operon.
Weiner MA, Hanna PC.
Infect Immun. 2003 Jul;71(7):3954-9.
Identification and characterization of the gerH operon of Bacillus anthracis endospores: a differential role for purine nucleosides in germination.
Weiner MA, Read TD, Hanna PC.
J Bacteriol. 2003 Feb;185(4):1462-4.Back to Top