Brian Weatherford, MD
Brian Weatherford, MD

Brian Weatherford, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Trauma and Foot and Ankle Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Languages: Spanish

Publications (Peer reviewed)

  • Swords, MP and Weatherford, BM. High-Energy Pilon Fractures: Role of External Fixation in Acute and Definitive Treatment. Foot Ankle Clin. 2020. In Press
  • Weatherford BM, Anderson JG, Bohay DR. Management of Tarsometatarsal Joint Injuries. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2017 Jul;25(7):469-479. PubMed PMID: 28574939
  • Weatherford BM, Bohay DR, Anderson JG. Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Versus Primary Arthrodesis for Lisfranc Injuries. Foot Ankle Clin. 2017 Mar;22(1):1-14. Review. PMID: 28167055
  • Larson JE, Patel AR, Weatherford B, Janicki JA. Timing of Pavlik Harness Initiation: Can We Wait? J Pediatr Orthop. 2017 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 28098581
  • Switaj PJ, Wetzel RJ, Jain NP, Weatherford BM, Ren Y, Zhang LQ, Merk BR. Comparison of modern locked plating and antiglide plating for fixation of osteoporotic distal fibular fractures. Foot Ankle Surg. 2016 PMID: 27502223
  • Ghodasra JH, Weatherford BM, Nickoli MS, Daley EL, Chen K, Zhang LQ, Hashmi SZ, Hsu EL, Hsu WK . The effect of rhBMP-2 in a novel, non-instrumented extremity nonunion model. J Orthop Sci. 2016. PMID: 26740420
  • Hagen JE, Weatherford BM, Nascone JW, Sciadini MF. Anterior intrapelvic modification to the ilioinguinal approach. J Orthop Trauma. 2015. PMID: 25486000
  • Switaj PJ, Weatherford B, Fuchs D, Rosenthal B, Pang E, Kadakia AR. Evaluation of Posterior Malleolar Fractures and the Posterior Pilon Variant in Operatively Treated Ankle Fractures. Foot Ankle Int. 2014. PMID: 24942618.
  • Marecek GS, Weatherford BM, Fuller EB, Saltzman MS. The Effect of Axillary Hair on Surgical Antisepsis Around the Shoulder. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014. PMID: 25487899
  • Savage JW, Weatherford BM, Sugrue PA, Nolden MT, Liu JC, Song JK, Haak MH. Efficacy of surgical preparation solutions in lumbar spine surgery. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012. PMID: 22437997.

Publications (Non-Peer reviewed)

  • Kulwin R and Weatherford B. Management of Bone Defects of the Foot and Ankle. Tech Foot and Ankle. 2020
  • Khazai RS and Weatherford BM. Current Strategies in the Management of Sydnesmotic Injuries. Tech Foot and Ankle. 2018:17: 126-135
  • Weatherford BM, Sciadini MF. Rush Grand Rounds: A 41-year old man with pelvic trauma. Orthopedics Today. 2014

In Submission

  • Risk Factors for Complications after Flap Coverage of Open Tibia Fractures; Principal Investigator Dr. Robert O’Toole
  • Risk Factors for Wound Failure after Primary Closure of Type IIIA Open Tibia Fractures; Principal Investigator Dr. Robert O’Toole

Online Publications, Presentations and Related Activity

  • Howard Rosen Teaching Award. AO Basic Principles. Rosemont, IL, 2019
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 2007
  • MSP Designated Academic Scholarship, University of Texas, 2007
  • MSP Designated Academic Scholarship, University of Texas, 2008
  • Bowen-Vogt Medical Science Training Scholarship, 2005-2006
  • Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2020-Present
  • Assistant Residency Program Director, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, UIC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2020-Present
  • Director of Orthopaedic Trauma, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 2020-Present