Ilene C. Weitz

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Areas of treatment:

Blood Clotting Disorders
Immune Blood Disease
Hematologic Malignancies


  • Hematology and Oncology


  • Department of Medicine


  • English
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Ilene C. Weitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Practicing location:

  • USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital

About this doctor:

Dr. Ilene C. Weitz is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). Her practice sites include, LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. Dr. Weitz is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology.

Dr. Weitz completed her medical degree at Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, followed by an internship and residency in internal medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She conducted a fellowship in hematology/oncology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California.

Dr. Weitz is a member of the Academy-Simmons College Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha, American Medical Women’s Association, Los Angeles County Medical Women’s Association, Alumni Associations of Medical College of Pennsylvania and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, American Society of Hematology, and American Society of Clinical Oncology. She received the Morris Press Humanism Award in 1987 and the “Golden Apple” Outstanding Physician Educator Award in 1990 from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, as well as the Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Award in the Division of Hematology from USC School of Medicine. Dr Weitz has delivered nationwide lectures and has been published in numerous journals, including American Journal of Clinical Pathology, Hepatology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and American Journal of Hematology. She has also contributed eight book chapters or reviews.

Dr. Weitz’s research and clinical interests include hematologic disorders such as anemias, thrombocytopenia and white blood cell disorders, paroxysmal nocgturnal hemoglobinurua (PNH), immune mediated anemias and thrombocytopenia, thrombosis and hemostasis.


Medical College of Pennsylvania, MD, 1976


Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, 1976 - 1977


Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, 1977 - 1979


Scripps Clinic, 1979 - 1981


American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine: Hematology


Dr. Weitz was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.