Ellen Weber, MD

Emergency medicine specialist


Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1037
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1238

Conditions & Treatments

  • Emergency Care

Board Certification

Emergency Medicine

More about Ellen Weber


Harvard University 1983


UCSF, Internal Medicine 1986


UCSF, Emergency Medicine

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Weber EJ. Finding value in 'inappropriate' visits: A new study demonstrates how variation in ED use for preventable visits can be used to detect problems with access to healthcare in our communities. Emerg Med J. 2017 Jul 13.
  2. Weber EJ. Abstracts from international Emergency Medicine journals. Emerg Med J. 2017 Jul; 34(7):485-486.
  3. Weber EJ. Author's reply to Hill-Smith. BMJ. 2017 Jun 28; 357:j3035.
  4. Weber EJ. Abstracts from international Emergency Medicine journals. Emerg Med J. 2017 Apr; 34(4):267.
  5. Weber EJ. Abstracts from international Emergency Medicine Journals. Emerg Med J. 2017 Mar; 34(3):193-194.
  6. Weber EJ. Correlation and crowding measures: the fundamental lesson behind complex statistics. Emerg Med J. 2016 May; 33(5):306.
  7. Wang RC, Bent S, Weber E, Neilson J, Smith-Bindman R, Fahimi J. The Impact of Clinical Decision Rules on Computed TomographyáUse and Yield for Pulmonary Embolism: AáSystematic Review and Meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Jun; 67(6):693-701.e3.
  8. Weber EJ. A new marketplace in Med Ed: innovation or just rebranding? Emerg Med J. 2015 Oct; 32(10):759.
  9. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Weber E. Clinical pathway improves pediatrics asthma management in the emergency department and reduces admissions. J Asthma. 2015 Oct; 52(8):806-14.
  10. Weber EJ. Practicing what we teach: in order to teach patient-centered care, we need to deliver it. Acad Med. 2015 Jan; 90(1):14-5.
  11. Weber EJ. A man walks into an EDů. Emerg Med J. 2014 Dec; 31(12):950.
  12. Mason S, Mountain G, Turner J, Arain M, Revue E, Weber EJ. Innovations to reduce demand and crowding in emergency care; a review study. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2014 Sep 11; 22:55.
  13. Weber EJ. Who is the journal for? Emerg Med J. 2014 Jan; 31(1):2.
  14. Bekmezian A, Fee C, Bekmezian S, Maselli JH, Weber E. Emergency department crowding and younger age are associated with delayed corticosteroid administration to children with acute asthma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013 Oct; 29(10):1075-81.
  15. Weber EJ, Mason S, Freeman JV, Coster J. Implications of England's four-hour target for quality of care and resource use in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Dec; 60(6):699-706.
  16. Fee C, Johnson N, Torres H, Weber EJ. Pneumonia quality measures not associated with antibiotics for congestive heart failure patients. J Emerg Med. 2013 Mar; 44(3):577-84.
  17. Rabin E, Kocher K, McClelland M, Pines J, Hwang U, Rathlev N, Asplin B, Trueger NS, Weber E. Solutions to emergency department 'boarding' and crowding are underused and may need to be legislated. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Aug; 31(8):1757-66.
  18. Smith AK, McCarthy E, Weber E, Cenzer IS, Boscardin J, Fisher J, Covinsky K. Half of older Americans seen in emergency department in last month of life; most admitted to hospital, and many die there. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Jun; 31(6):1277-85.
  19. Weber EJ. Defining frequent use: the numbers no longer count. Ann Emerg Med. 2012 Jul; 60(1):33-4.
  20. Hwang U, Weber EJ, Richardson LD, Sweet V, Todd K, Abraham G, Ankel F. A research agenda to assure equity during periods of emergency department crowding. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Dec; 18(12):1318-23.

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