David Weill

Pulmonologist

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Center for Advanced Lung Disease

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-3633
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Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Center for Advanced Lung Disease at Stanford

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-723-3633
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)

Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (1996)

Fellowship: University of Colorado School of Medicine (1996) CO

Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (1993) TX

Medical Education: Tulane University School of Medicine (1990) LA

Administrative Appointments

Director, Center for Advanced Lung Disease, Stanford University (2010 - Present)

Medical Director, Lung and Heart-Lung Transplant Program, Stanford University (2006 - Present)

Temporal Response of the Human Virome to Immunosuppression and Antiviral Therapy
De Vlaminck, I., Khush, K. K., Strehl, C., Kohli, B., Luikart, H., & Quake, S. R. (2013). Temporal Response of the Human Virome to Immunosuppression and Antiviral Therapy. CELL, 155(5), 1178-1187.

Clarithromycin for prevention of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung allograft recipients
Dhillon, G. S., Valentine, V. G., Levitt, J., Patel, P., Gupta, M. R., & Weill, D. (2012). Clarithromycin for prevention of bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome in lung allograft recipients. CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION, 26(1), 105-110.

Elevated Plasma Long Pentraxin-3 Levels and Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Diamond, J. M., Lederer, D. J., Kawut, S. M., Lee, J., Ahya, V. N., & Christie, J. D. (2011). Elevated Plasma Long Pentraxin-3 Levels and Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 11(11), 2517-2522.

Lung function, radiological changes and exposure: analysis of ATSDR data from Libby, MT, USA
Weill, D., Dhillon, G., Freyder, L., Lefante, J., & Glindmeyer, H. (2011). Lung function, radiological changes and exposure: analysis of ATSDR data from Libby, MT, USA. EUROPEAN RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, 38(2), 376-383.

Persistent Racial Disparities in Survival After Heart Transplantation
Liu, V., Bhattacharya, J., Weill, D., & Hlatky, M. A. (2011). Persistent Racial Disparities in Survival After Heart Transplantation. CIRCULATION, 123(15), 1642-1649.

Racial Disparities in Survival After Lung Transplantation
Liu, V., Weill, D., & Bhattacharya, J. (2011). Racial Disparities in Survival After Lung Transplantation. ARCHIVES OF SURGERY, 146(3), 286-293.

Lung Transplant Airway Hypoxia A Diathesis to Fibrosis?
Dhillon, G. S., Zamora, M. R., Roos, J. E., Sheahan, D., Sista, R. R., & Nicolls, M. R. (2010). Lung Transplant Airway Hypoxia A Diathesis to Fibrosis?. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 182(2), 230-236.

Review of Heart-Lung Transplantation at Stanford
Deuse, T., Sista, R., Weill, D., Tyan, D., Haddad, F., & Reitz, B. A. (2010). Review of Heart-Lung Transplantation at Stanford. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 90(1), 329-337.

Increasing Lung Allocation Scores Predict Worsened Survival Among Lung Transplant Recipients
Liu, V., Zamora, M. R., Dhillon, G. S., & Weill, D. (2010). Increasing Lung Allocation Scores Predict Worsened Survival Among Lung Transplant Recipients. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 10(4), 915-920.

SPARC Suppresses Apoptosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Fibroblasts through Constitutive Activation of beta-Catenin
Chang, W., Wei, K., Jacobs, S. S., Upadhyay, D., Weill, D., & Rosen, G. D. (2010). SPARC Suppresses Apoptosis of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Fibroblasts through Constitutive Activation of beta-Catenin. JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 285(11), 8196-8206.

A multi-drug regimen for respiratory syncytial virus and parainfluenza virus infections in adult lung and heart-lung transplant recipients
Liu, V., Dhillon, G. S., & Weill, D. (2010). A multi-drug regimen for respiratory syncytial virus and parainfluenza virus infections in adult lung and heart-lung transplant recipients. TRANSPLANT INFECTIOUS DISEASE, 12(1), 38-44.

Impact of Hepatitis B Core Antibody Positive Donors in Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation: An Analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Database
Dhillon, G. S., Levitt, J., Mallidi, H., Valentine, V. G., Gupta, M. R., & Weill, D. (2009). Impact of Hepatitis B Core Antibody Positive Donors in Lung and Heart-Lung Transplantation: An Analysis of the United Network for Organ Sharing Database. TRANSPLANTATION, 88(6), 842-846.

Substance P stimulates human airway submucosal gland secretion mainly via a CFTR-dependent process
Choi, J. Y., Khansaheb, M., Joo, N. S., Krouse, M. E., Robbins, R. C., & Wine, J. J. (2009). Substance P stimulates human airway submucosal gland secretion mainly via a CFTR-dependent process. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, 119(5), 1189-1200.

Effect of Etiology and Timing of Respiratory Tract Infections on Development of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome
Valentine, V. G., Gupta, M. R., Walker, J. E., Seoane, L., Bonvillain, R. W., & Dhillon, G. S. (2009). Effect of Etiology and Timing of Respiratory Tract Infections on Development of Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 28(2), 163-169.

Popcorn lung and bronchiolitis obliterans: a critical appraisal
Galbraith, D., & Weill, D. (2009). Popcorn lung and bronchiolitis obliterans: a critical appraisal. INTERNATIONAL ARCHIVES OF OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH, 82(3), 407-416.

Single-institution Study Evaluating the Utility of Surveillance Bronchoscopy After Lung Transplantation
Valentine, V. G., Gupta, M. R., Weill, D., Lombard, G. A., LaPlace, S. G., & Dhillon, G. S. (2009). Single-institution Study Evaluating the Utility of Surveillance Bronchoscopy After Lung Transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 28(1), 14-20.

Comments on respiratory toxicity of diacetyl [Re: Morgan,D. L., Flake,G. P., Kirby,P. J., and Palmer,S. M. (2008). Respiratory toxicity of diacetyl in C57Bl/6 mice. Toxicol. Sci. 103, 169-180]
Finley, B. L., Galbraith, D. A., & Weill, D. (2008). Comments on respiratory toxicity of diacetyl [Re: Morgan,D. L., Flake,G. P., Kirby,P. J., and Palmer,S. M. (2008). Respiratory toxicity of diacetyl in C57Bl/6 mice. Toxicol. Sci. 103, 169-180]. TOXICOLOGICAL SCIENCES, 105(2), 429-432.

Ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus: a call for indefinite prophylaxis in lung transplantation
Valentine, V. G., Weill, D., Gupta, M. R., Raper, B., LaPlace, S. G., & Dhillon, G. S. (2008). Ganciclovir for cytomegalovirus: a call for indefinite prophylaxis in lung transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 27(8), 875-881.

Diacetyl and bronchiolitis obliterans
Galbraith, D. A., & Weill, D. (2008). Diacetyl and bronchiolitis obliterans. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 178(3), 313-313.

Effects of sinus surgery on lung transplantation outcomes in cystic fibrosis
Leung, M.-K., Rachakonda, L., Weill, D., & Hwang, P. H. (2008). Effects of sinus surgery on lung transplantation outcomes in cystic fibrosis. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RHINOLOGY, 22(2), 192-196.

Heart and lung transplantation in the United States, 1997-2006
Mulligan, M. S., Shearon, T. H., Weill, D., Pagani, F. D., Moore, J., & Murray, S. (2008). Heart and lung transplantation in the United States, 1997-2006. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 8(4), 977-987.

Pulmonary capillaritis in lung transplant recipients: Treatment and effect on allograft function
Astor, T. L., Weill, D., Cool, C., Teitelbaum, I., Schwarz, M. I., & Zamora, M. R. (2005). Pulmonary capillaritis in lung transplant recipients: Treatment and effect on allograft function. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 24(12), 2091-2097.

Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction part II: Definition. A consensus statement of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Christie, J. D., Carby, M., Bag, R., Corris, P., Hertz, M., & Weill, D. (2005). Report of the ISHLT Working Group on Primary Lung Graft Dysfunction part II: Definition. A consensus statement of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 24(10), 1454-1459.

Diagnosis and initial management of nonmalignant diseases related to asbestos
Weill, D., & Weill, H. (2005). Diagnosis and initial management of nonmalignant diseases related to asbestos. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 171(5), 527-528.

Following universal prophylaxis with intravenous ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus immune globulin, valganciclovir is safe and effective for prevention of CMV infection following lung transplantation
Zamora, M. R., Nicolls, M. R., Hodges, T. N., Marquesen, J., Astor, T., & Weill, D. (2004). Following universal prophylaxis with intravenous ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus immune globulin, valganciclovir is safe and effective for prevention of CMV infection following lung transplantation. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 4(10), 1635-1642.

Standardized guidelines for surveillance bronchoscopy reduce complications in lung transplant recipients
Dransfield, M. T., Garver, R. I., & Weill, D. (2004). Standardized guidelines for surveillance bronchoscopy reduce complications in lung transplant recipients. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 23(1), 110-114.

Extracorporeal photopheresis in lung transplantation.
Astor, T. L., & Weill, D. (2003). Extracorporeal photopheresis in lung transplantation. Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery, 7(4), 20-24.

Combination prophylaxis with ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus (CMV) immune globulin after lung transplantation: Effective CMV prevention following daclizumab induction
Weill, D., Lock, B. J., Wewers, D. L., Young, K. R., Zorn, G. L., & McGiffin, D. C. (2003). Combination prophylaxis with ganciclovir and cytomegalovirus (CMV) immune globulin after lung transplantation: Effective CMV prevention following daclizumab induction. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION, 3(4), 492-496.

Pulmonary transplantation for advanced bronchioloalveolar carcinoma
Zorn, G. L., McGiffin, D. C., Young, K. R., Alexander, C. B., Weill, D., & Kirklin, J. K. (2003). Pulmonary transplantation for advanced bronchioloalveolar carcinoma. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, 125(1), 45-48.

Donor criteria in lung transplantation - An issue revisited
Weill, D. (2002). Donor criteria in lung transplantation - An issue revisited. CHEST, 121(6), 2029-2031.

A positive donor gram stain does not predict outcome following lung transplantation
Weill, D., Dey, G. C., Hicks, R. A., Young, K. R., Zorn, G. L., & McGiffin, D. C. (2002). A positive donor gram stain does not predict outcome following lung transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 21(5), 555-558.

Management of congenital abnormalities of the donor lung
Schmidt, F., McGiffin, D. C., Zorn, G., Young, K. R., Weill, D., & Kirklin, J. K. (2001). Management of congenital abnormalities of the donor lung. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 72(3), 935-937.

Lung transplantation for emphysema: Two lungs or one
Weill, D., & Keshavjee, S. (2001). Lung transplantation for emphysema: Two lungs or one. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 20(7), 739-742.

Role of cytomegalovirus in cardiac allograft vasculopathy.
Weill, D. (2001). Role of cytomegalovirus in cardiac allograft vasculopathy. Transplant infectious disease , 3, 44-48.

A positive donor gram stain does not predict the development of pneumonia, oxygenation, or duration of mechanical ventilation following lung transplantation.
Weill, D., Dey, G. C., Young, K. R., Zorn, G. L., Early, L. J., & McGiffin, D. C. (2001). A positive donor gram stain does not predict the development of pneumonia, oxygenation, or duration of mechanical ventilation following lung transplantation. The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation, 20(2), 255.

Adenoviral-mediated p53 gene transfer to non-small cell lung cancer through endobronchial injection
Weill, D., Mack, M., Roth, J., Swisher, S., Proksch, S., & Nemunaitis, J. (2000). Adenoviral-mediated p53 gene transfer to non-small cell lung cancer through endobronchial injection. CHEST, 118(4), 966-970.

The utility of open lung biopsy following lung transplantation
Weill, D., McGiffin, D. C., Zorn, G. L., Alexander, C. B., Early, L. J., & Young, K. R. (2000). The utility of open lung biopsy following lung transplantation. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 19(9), 852-857.

Comparison of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of pre-emptive therapy as directed by CMV antigenemia and prophylaxis with ganciclovir in lung transplant recipients
Weill, D., & Zamora, M. R. (2000). Comparison of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of pre-emptive therapy as directed by CMV antigenemia and prophylaxis with ganciclovir in lung transplant recipients. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 19(8), 815-816.

Adenovirus-mediated p53 gene transfer in sequence with cisplatin to tumors of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer
Nemunaitis, J., Swisher, S. G., Timmons, T., Connors, D., Mack, M., & Roth, J. (2000). Adenovirus-mediated p53 gene transfer in sequence with cisplatin to tumors of patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY, 18(3), 609-622.

Acute native lung hyperinflation is not associated with poor outcomes after single lung transplant for emphysema
Weill, D., Torres, F., Hodges, T. N., Olmos, J. J., & Zamora, M. R. (1999). Acute native lung hyperinflation is not associated with poor outcomes after single lung transplant for emphysema. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 18(11), 1080-1087.

Adenovirus-mediated p53 gene transfer in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer
Swisher, S. G., Roth, J. A., Nemunaitis, J., Lawrence, D. D., Kemp, B. L., & Waugh, M. Ka. (1999). Adenovirus-mediated p53 gene transfer in advanced non-small-cell lung cancer. JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, 91(9), 763-771.

Adverse effects of medications commonly administered to thoracic surgical patients.
Weill, D., Mack, M. J., & Tennison, D. (1998). Adverse effects of medications commonly administered to thoracic surgical patients. Chest surgery clinics of North America, 8(3), 681-?.

Pulmonary capillaritis: A possible histologic form of acute pulmonary allograft rejection
Badesch, D. B., Zamora, M., Fullerton, D., Weill, D., Tuder, R., & Schwarz, M. I. (1998). Pulmonary capillaritis: A possible histologic form of acute pulmonary allograft rejection. JOURNAL OF HEART AND LUNG TRANSPLANTATION, 17(4), 415-422.

XO increases neutrophil adherence to endothelial cells by a dual ICAM-1 and P-selectin-mediated mechanism
Terada, L. S., Hybertson, B. M., Connelly, K. G., Weill, D., PIERMATTEI, D., & Repine, J. E. (1997). XO increases neutrophil adherence to endothelial cells by a dual ICAM-1 and P-selectin-mediated mechanism. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 82(3), 866-873.

Colon perforation after lung transplantation
Beaver, T. M., Fullerton, D. A., Zamora, M. R., Badesch, D. B., Weill, D., & Grover, F. L. (1996). Colon perforation after lung transplantation. ANNALS OF THORACIC SURGERY, 62(3), 839-843.