Matthew R. Weir, MD
Professor of Medicine
UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
Dr. Weir specializes in a branch of medicine that treats acute and chronic kidney disease and associated high blood pressure. Eager to advance the field of nephrology, he is very active in research – from conducting his own clinical studies, writing books and manuscripts, and reviewing manuscripts for more than 30 major medical journals.
His primary research interests include the use of antihypertensive therapy for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive renal injury in African Americans and preventing allograft nephropathy in transplant recipients.
Dr. Weir has four active National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported grants from NIDDK. In addition, he is a member of numerous associations, including the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation, the American Heart Association and the American Society of Transplantation.
This dedication to his patients and profession has earned Dr. Weir a consistent spot on Baltimore's Top Doctor's list in nephrology.
Board Certification and EducationToggle accordion item
University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1978
Waterbury Hospital, 1979
Waterbury Hospital, 1981
Brigham and Women's Hospital - Nephrology, 1983
American Board of Internal Medicine - Nephrology, 1984
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1981
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University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center