David R. Weber, MD, MSCE

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David R. Weber, MD, MSCE, is an attending physician and Medical Director of the Center for Bone Health at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Specialty Care, Abington

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS


Pediatrics - Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven, CT


Pediatric Endocrinology - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA(Co-chief Fellow)

Graduate Degree

MSCE - Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Center for Bone Health

Departments and Services




Weber DR, Moore RH, Leonard MB, Zemel BS. Fat and lean BMI reference curves in children and adolescents and their utility in identifying excess adiposity compared with BMI and percentage body fat. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jul;98(1):49-56. PMID: 23697708.

Wittlieb-Weber CA, Paridon SM, Gaynor JW, Spray TL, Weber DR, Brothers JA.. Medium-term outcome after anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery repair in a pediatric cohort. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Aug 26. PMID:23988284 [Epub ahead of print]

Weber DR, Leonard MB, Zemel BS. Body composition analysis in the pediatric population. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2012 Nov;10(1):130-9. PMID: 23469390.



Weber DR, Dong L, Deardorff M, Hakonarson H, Levine MA. Exome Sequencing Reveals a Novel Nonsense Mutation in MMP13 as a New Cause of Autosomal Recessive Metaphyseal Anadysplasia Type 1. American Society for Bone and Mineral Research National Meeting, Baltimore Maryland 2013.


Weber DR, Kelly A, Herskovitz R, Leonard MB, Stallings V, Zemel BS. Markers of Body Composition as Predictors of Total and Undercarboxlyated Osteocalcin in Healthy Children. Pediatric Academic Society National Meeting May 2011.




Weber DR, Brodsky JL, Carpenter TO. Normal and Delayed Pubertal Development. In: Talwalkar JS & Fenick AM, editors. Yale Curriculum in Primary Care Pediatrics. 4th edition. Yale; 2010.

Weber DR, Brodsky JL, Carpenter TO. Precocious Puberty. In: Talwalkar JS & Fenick AM, editors. Yale Curriculum in Primary Care Pediatrics. 4th edition. Yale; 2010.

Posters and Presentations


Weber DR, Moore RH, Leonard MB, Zemel BS. Comparison of fat mass index and percent body fat as measures of adiposity in youth. Poster Presentation. Endocrine Society National Meeting, Houston, TX, USA June 2012.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2011-present, Member Research Trainee Advisory Committee
2010-present, Member Division of Endocrinology Fellowship Committee