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Robert S. Weller, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Robert S. Weller, M.D.

Section Head, Anesthesiology
Professor, Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Clinical Specialties

Acute Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

Email: rweller@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., Northwestern University Medical School , 1979
  • B.S., Northwestern University , 1977
  • Internship, Surgery, Hartford Hosp, 1980
  • Residency, Surgery, Hartford Hosp, 1981
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, Hartford Hosp, 1983
  • Fellowship, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1983
  • Fellowship, Childrens Hsp Natl Med Ctr, 1984

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology

Memberships

  • NC Soc of Anesthesiologists
  • Am Soc Of Anesthesiologists
  • Am Soc Of Regional Anesthesia
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Int'l Anesthesia Research Soci

NPI Number

  • 1386629244
Robert S. Weller, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Robert S. Weller, M.D.

Section Head, Anesthesiology
Professor, Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-7150 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: rweller@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Royster RL, Locke AQ, Weller RS. Endotracheal extubation [letter]. N Engl J Med. 2014;370(13):1267.



Weller RS. Ultrasound of the brachial plexus In: Walker FO, Cartwright MS, eds. Neuromuscular ultrasound. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2011: 91-105.

Hargett MJ, Kopp SL, Liguori GA, Neal JM, Weller RS, Abrahams M, Asenjo JF, Beathe JC, Boezaart AP, Gerancher JC, et al. Guidelines for fellowship training in Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine: second edition, 2010. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011;36(3):282-288.

Henshaw D, Weller RS. Saphenous nerve block in the adductor canal: when described using anatomical position, the nerve is not posteromedial to the superficial femoral artery [abstract]. In: Spring 2011 Abstract Archive of the 36th Annual Regional Anesthesia Meeting & Workshops of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine; 2011 May 5-8; Las Vegas (NV). 2011;():abstr 18.

Sinha SK, Abrams JH, Muller JG, Lahiri B, Bernstein BA, Weller RS. Incidence of phrenic nerve block after interscalene brachial plexus block [reply to Dr. van Zundert]. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2011;36(4):412.


Baird K, Weller R. Unreliability of ultrasound for identification of the L5-S1 interspace [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2010 Annual Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshops; 2010 Nov 18-21; Phoenix (AZ). 2010;():.

Freck E, Weller R, Anz C, Shields J, Caldwell J. True tetracaine allergy following spinal anesthesia, manifesting as asymmetric urticaria [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2010 Annual Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshops; 2010 Nov 18-21; Phoenix (AZ). 2010;():.

Sinha SK, Abrams JH, Arumugam S, D'Alessio J, Weller RS. Selective tibial nerve block provides effective pain control without footdrop in patients having total knee arthroplasty [abstract]. In: Abstracts of the 2010 Annual Pain Medicine Meeting and Workshops; 2010 Nov 18-21; Phoenix (AZ). 2010;():.

Sinha SK, Abrams JH, Houle TT, Weller RS. Ultrasound-guided interfascial injection for peripheral obturator nerve block in the thigh [reply to letter]. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2010;35(3):315.


Sinha SK, Abrams JH, Houle TT, Weller RS. Ultrasound-guided obturator nerve block: an interfascial injection approach without nerve stimulation. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009;34(3):261-264.

Weller RS. Does fascia iliaca block result in obturator block? [letter]. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2009;34(5):524.

Sinha SK, Abrams J, Arumugam S, Barnett J, Weller R. Is an obturator nerve block required for all patients having total knee arthroplasty? [abstract]. In: Abstracts - Spring 2009 Abstract Archives of the ASRA 34th Annual Regional Anesthesia Meeting; 2009 Apr 30-May 3; Phoenix (AZ). 2009;():Abstr 112.

McDowell JN, Houle TT, Weller RS. Minimum detection volume during simulated ultrasound-guided nerve block [abstract]. In: Abstracts - Spring 2009 Abstract Archives of the ASRA 34th Annual Regional Anesthesia Meeting; 2009 Apr 30-May 3; Phoenix (AZ). 2009;():Abstr 78.

Newsome LT, Weller RS, Gerancher JC, Kutcher MA, Royster RL. Coronary artery stents: II. Perioperative considerations and management. Anesth Analg. 2008;107(2):570-590.

Weller RS. Psoas compartment block: potential complications In: Atlee JL, ed Complications in anesthesia. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier;2007: 257-260.

Chan V, Greher M, Hollmann M, Kapral S, Kettner S, Koscielniak-Nielsen Z, Lonnqvist P-A, MacLeod D, Marhofer P, Weller R, et al. Zuers ultrasound experts regional anaesthesia statement (Zuers): January 2007 [newsletter article]. ESA Newsl. 2007;30(Spring):9-11.

Weller R, Sinha J, Abrams J, Weller R. Ultrasound-guided obturator nerve block without stimulation: an initial experience [abstract]. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2007;32():A-27.

Crews JC, Gerancher JC, Weller RS. Pneumothorax after coracoid infraclavicular brachial plexus block. Anesth Analg. 2007;105(1):275-277.

Groban L, Gerancher JC, Weller RS. Antidotes to anesthetic catastrophe: lipid emulsion and dantrolene [reply to letter]. Anesth Analg. 2007;105(1):284.


Corcoran W, Butterworth J, Weller RS, Beck JC, Gerancher JC, Houle TT, Groban L. Local anesthetic-induced cardiac toxicity: a survey of contemporary practice strategies among academic anesthesiology departments. Anesth Analg. 2006;103(5):1322-1326.

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Professor, Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

Clinical Specialties

Acute Pain Management, Regional Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia

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