John Weaver, MD

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John Weaver, MD, is a fellow with the Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Urologic reconstruction, Minimally invasive surgery, Hypospadias, Bladder exstrophy, Spina Bifida
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Internship

General Surgery - Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO

Residency

Urology - Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO

Fellowship

Pediatric Urology - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Urology Fellow

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Bladder exstrophy
Spina bifida
Urodynamics
Neurogenic bladder
Posterior urethral valves

Publications

Papers

2019

Ogawa S, Schlaepfer CH, Weaver JK, et al. Antenatal Presentation of Wilms Tumor. Urology. 2019 Aug 14. pii: S0090-4295(19)30719-8. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.08.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Weaver JK, Rove KO, Meenakshi-Sundaram B, Vricella GJ. Genetic Testing Proves Crucial in Case of Ambiguous Genitalia and Renal Masses. Urology. 2019 129:194-196.

2018

Weaver JK, Rove KO, Vricella GJ. Extra-adrenal Pheochromocytoma Associated with Segmental Renal Artery Compression and Pseudostenosis. Urology. 2018 120: 238-240.

2017

Weaver JK, Kim EH, Vetter JM, Grubb III RL, Strope SA, Andriole GL. Prostate Magnetic Resonance Imaging Provides Limited Incremental Value Over the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Canter Pre-Radical Prostatectomy Nomogram. Urology. 2018 113:119-128.

Mohapatra A, Potretzke AM, Weaver JK, et al. Trends in the Management of Small Renal Masses: A Survey of Members of the Endourological Society. Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL. 2017 4(3) 10-19.

Weaver JK, Ho TS, Koenig JF, Coplen DE, Traxel EJ. Bladder recurrence of clear cell sarcoma of the kidney 7 years after initial presentation. Urology. 2017 Aug;106:193-195

2016

Kim EH, Weaver JK, Shetty AS, Vetter JM, Andriole GL, Strope SA. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Provides Added Value to the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial Risk Calculator for Patients with Estimated Risk of High Grade Prostate Cancer Less Than or Equal to 10%. Urology. 2016 Apr;102:183-189

Weaver JK, Kim EH, Vetter J, Fowler K, Siegel CL, Andriole GL. Presence of MRI Suspicious Lesion Predicts Gleason 7 or Greater Prostate Cancer in Biopsy Naïve Patients. Urology 2016 Feb;88:119-24.

2015

Potretzke AM, Weaver J, Benway BM. Review of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy in modern practice. Journal of Kidney Cancer and VHL 2015; 2(2): 30-44.

Sood A, Penna FJ, Eleswarapu, Pucheril D, Weaver J, et al. Incidence, admission rates, and economic burden of pediatric emergency department visits for urinary tract infection: data from the nationwide emergency department sample, 2006 to 2011. J Pediatric Urol. 2015 Oct;11(5):246.e1-8.

Weaver JK, Kim EH, Andriole GL. Targeted Biopsies Miss Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer Lesions. Practice Update. Published in Urology: Journal Scan / Research April, 28, 2015 (http://www.practiceupdate.com/content/targeted-biopsies-miss-clinically-...)

2014

Weaver J, Monga M. Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for upper tract urolithiasis. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Mar;24(2): 168-72.

2013

Eubanks J, Belding J, Schnaser E, Rowan A, Moffitt G, Weaver J, et al. Congenital Stenosis and Adjacent Segment Disease in the Cervical Spine. Orthopedics 2013 Oct;36(10):1251-5.

Manjila S, Zender CA, Weaver J, Rodgers M, Cohen AC. Aneurysmal bone cyst within fibrous dysplasia of the anterior skull base: continued intracranial extension after endoscopic resections requiring craniofacial approach with free tissue transfer reconstruction. Childs Nerv Syst. 2013 Jul;29(7):1183-92.

Weaver J, Seipel S, Eubanks J. T1 Intralaminar Screws: An Anatomic, Morphologic Study. Orthopedics. 2013 Apr;36(4):474-7.

Weaver J, Eubanks J. Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy: Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy following a L2-L5 laminectomy and fusion in situ with bone morphogenic protein. Case Rep Orthop. Epub 2013 Mar 27

Weaver J, Manjila S, Bahuleyan B, Bangert B, Cohen AR. Rhombencephalosynapsis: embryopathology and management strategies of associated neurosurgical conditions with a review of the literature. J. Neurosurg Pediatrics. 2013. Mar:1(3):320-6. (Cover of March 2013 issue)

Abstracts

2018

Weaver JK, Knight X, Koenig JF, Vetter J, Vricella GJ, Coplen D, Austin PF. Is Increasing Bladder Outlet Resistance Without Augmentation Safe in Neurogenic Bladder? Society of Pediatric Urology Fall Congress. Atlanta, Georgia. Sept 2018.

Weaver JK, Rove K, Sundaram B, Vricella G. Genetic Testing Proves Crucial in Case of Ambiguous Genitalia and Renal Masses. American Urologic Association. San Francisco, California. May 2018.

Books

Chapters

2016

Weaver JK, Austin PF. Chapter 28: Pharmacologic Therapy. Clinical Urodynamics in Children and Adolescence. 2016.

2015

Weaver J, Potretzke AM, Figenshau RS. Endocrinological Considerations of Adrenal Gland Diseases. Adrenal Gland Surgery and Anesthesia. Ed. Buragadda S. City: OMICS Group Incorporation, 2015.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Weaver JK, Williams C, Wang R, Vetter J, Vricella G. The Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire stratifies urologic patients into clinical risk categories. American Urologic Association South Central Section Poster Presentation. Nashville, Tennessee. Sept 2018.

2017

Weaver JK, Coddington N, Wang R, Bullock A, Brandes S. Long Term Follow Up of Patients Treated with Oral Ketoconazole and Prednisone to Prevent Stuttering Ischemic Priapism. American Urologic Association South Central Section Podium Presentation. Sept 2017.

Weaver JK, Kim EH, Vetter J, Strope SA. Change in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Following Prostatectomy Using the Framingham Cardiovascular Disease Risk Calculator American Urologic Association South Central Section Poster Presentation. Sept 2017.

Weaver J, Williams C, Wang R, Vetter J, Vricella G. The Transition Readiness Assessment Questionnaire stratifies urologic patients into clinical risk categories. International Children’s Continence Society Podium Presentation. July 2017.

Weaver J, Knight B, Vetter J, Koenig J, Vricella G, Traxel E, Coplen D, Austin P. Utilization of urodynamics to predict the need for augmentation with bladder neck reconstruction. International Children’s Continence Society Podium Presentation. July 2017.

Weaver JK, Vetter JM, Kim EH, Badhiwala NG, Strope SA. Surgeon-specific variation for outcomes after benign prostatic hyperplasia surgery.  American Urologic Association Poster Pesentation.  2017. Best Poster Winner: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Surgical Therapy and New Technology. May 2017.

Awards and Honors

2019, Washington University School of Medicine Morris Abrams Award
2017, American Urologic Association Best Poster Winner
2014, Graduated with Honors with Distinction in Research, Case Western Reserve University
2011, Crile Fellowship Research Grant for Medical Student Research, Case Western Reserve University
2010, Merit Scholarship, Case Western Reserve University
2010, Summa Cum Laude, Case Western Reserve University
2008-2009, Phi Beta Kappa Award for Highest Academic Achievement in the Arts and Science, Case Western Reserve University