Karl Weber, MD – Visiting Professor

Visiting Professorship Program

Dr. Karl Weber delivering his talk entitled “Recovery from Cardiac Cachexia: Is it Possible?”

Dr. Karl Weber answering a question from Dr. Jannet Lewis.



From left to right: Dr. Richard Katz, Dr. Karl Weber and Dr. Alan Wasserman

In April 2007, The George Washington University Heart & Vascular Institute was pleased to have Karl Weber, MD serve as the Institute’s inaugural visiting professor.

The Institute hosts renowned cardiovascular specialists who are invited to give Cardiology Grand Rounds and Medical Grand Round. For fellows and faculty alike, these are some of the most important educational opportunities to learn from luminaries in the field of cardiology. All physicians from the region are invited to join these sessions and weekly Cardiology Grand Rounds at no cost.

Karl Weber, MD

Dr. Weber is the Neuton Stern Professor of Medicine and Director of the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Weber’s research interests have focused on heart failure, its pathogenic origins and its pathophysiologic expressions.Click here to see his bio.

Program Highlights

On Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Dr. Weber delivered Cardiology Grand Rounds with the title of his talk is “Recovery from Cardiac Cachexia: Is it Possible?”

On Thursday, April 26, 2007
Dr. Weber conducted Medical Grand Rounds, where the title of his presentation was titled “Congestive Heart Failure: A Systemic Illness.” He covered this topic as it relates to multiple endocrine abnormalities found in congestive heart failure.