COL (Dr.) Michael A. Weber earned his commission through ROTC and his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin in 1987. He was branched in the Chemical Corps and was assigned as a platoon leader in the 13th Chemical Company, Baumholder, Germany, in 1988. After two years, he was assigned as the assistant S-3 of 6-29 Field Artillery at Idar Oberstein, Germany. Next, he completed the Chemical Officer Advance Course in June 1992 and was re-branched in the Medical Service Corps in July 1992 before attending the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
COL Weber was inducted into the Alpha-Omega-Alpha honor society in 1995 and served as his chapter’s vice president. After medical school graduation in 1996, he was assigned to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where he completed his general surgery internship and residency. After residency graduation in 2002, he was assigned to Fort Hood, where he took command of the 555 Forward Surgical Team. In February 2003, he deployed his unit to Kuwait and Iraq in direct support of the 2nd Brigade of the 3rd Infantry Division.
COL Weber returned to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2004 for fellowship training in vascular surgery. In 2006, he was assigned to William Beaumont Army Medical Center as the chief of vascular surgery. He deployed to Iraq in 2008 as the OIF-OEF Theater Vascular Consultant at Ibn-Sina Hospital with the 86th Combat Surgical Hospital (CSH) and the 10th CSH.
COL Weber was again assigned to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2009 and became the integrated chief of vascular surgery and vascular surgery fellowship program director. He led the planning and execution of the vascular surgery BRAC transformation establishing the fellowship training program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center-Bethesda and the first vascular surgery service at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.
After command of the Institute of Surgical Research in August 2014, COL Weber assumed the duties of the Assistant Program Manager in the Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard (OPM-SANG) Modernization Program.
COL Weber earned his MBA from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where he was inducted into the honor societies Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi.
COL Weber is triple board-certified in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Management. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, a Certified Physician Executive, and a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. He completed the Officer Basic Course, Officer Advanced Course, and the Command and General Staff College. He is currently enrolled in the Army War College.
His military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Meritorious Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Combat Medical Badge.
Michael A. Weber