Stephen Weber, MD

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Professor of Medicine Chief Medical Officer
Vice President, Clinical Effectiveness

A clinically integrated network of physicians and providers employed by UChicago Medicine who offer care in inpatient, community, ambulatory, acute care or extended care settings.


Stephen Weber, MD, has expertise in the management of a wide variety of infections. He specializes in antimicrobial resistant infections in vulnerable populations, particularly geriatric patients.

Dr. Weber’s research interests include the diffusion of best practices in infection prevention, and he has authored multiple studies on the prevention and management of health care-associated infections, primarily those caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDRO). He has a particular interest in the interface between public policy and infection prevention in United States hospitals.

Dr. Weber serves as Chief Medical Officer and vice president for Clinical Effectiveness at the University of Chicago Medicine.


Areas of Expertise

  • Health Care-Associated Infections
  • Infectious Diseases in Geriatric Patients
  • Health Care Epidemiology
  • Bone Infections

Medical Education

  • New York University School of Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
  • Chicago Healthcare Epidemiology Roundtable
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2002

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English