Carolinas Medical Center

Fellowship Director


Director: Anthony Weekes, MD, MS
Associate Director: Denise Fraga MD, MPA
Ultrasound Division Chief: Vivek Tayal, MD FACEP

EM Residency:

Dr. Weekes: Jacobi Medical Center
Dr. Fraga: University of Maryland
Dr. Tayal: Carolinas Medical Center

Years in Position:

Dr. Weekes: 10 years
Dr. Tayal: 3 years as Fellowship Director, 18 yrs as US Director


Dr. Weekes: RDMS and RDCS

Prior National Positions:

Weekes: Board of Directors EUS fellowship
Dr Tayal: Chair, ACEP Section on Emergency US 2000-2001, 2007-2008 ACEP Liaison to AIUM

Other Information:

Special focus on critical care ultrasound mainly echocardiography