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Robert Avery Montgomery, MD

Chief, Division of Transplantation
Professor of Surgery
Male
Appointment Phone

410-955-6685

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Titles

  • Chief, Division of Transplantation
  • Director, Johns Hopkins Comprehensive Transplant Center
  • Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Comprehensive Transplant Center

Expertise

Abdominal Surgery, ABO Incompatable Transplant, Altruistic Donor Programs, Incompatible Kidney Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Transplant, Live Donor, Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery, Laproscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy, Liver Transplant, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Paired Kidney Exchange, Pancreas Transplant, Pancreatic Surgery, Positive Crossmatch Transplant, Transplant Surgery, Transplants, Vascular Surgery

Research Interests

Mechanisms underlying the immunomodulatory effect of plasmapheresis, gene and cell based therapies for ameliorating ischemia/reperfusion injury to transplanted organs

Biography

Dr. Montgomery was part of the team that performed the worlds first live donor kidney removal using minimally invasive techniques. He led the team that performed the first triple swap kidney transplant and 5-way domino transplant. He is considered a worlds expert on kidney transplantation for highly-sensitized and ABO incompatible patients. His work with patients in these programs has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, The CBS, ABC and NBC Evening News, CNN, The Discovery Channel, and in USA Today, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He has received important awards and distinctions including a Fulbright Scholarship and a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and memberships in the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor societies. He has been awarded multiple scholarships from The American College of Surgeons and The American Society of Transplant Surgeons.

Languages

  • English

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • University of Rochester ( Rochester NY ) (1987)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Surgery ( Baltimore MD ) (1995)

    Certifications

    • Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2006)
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  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Dr. Montgomery has received important awards and distinctions including a Fulbright Scholarship and a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and memberships in the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha academic honor societies. He has been awarded multiple scholarships from The American College of Surgeons and The American Society of Transplant Surgeons.
  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Johns Hopkins Medicine Incompatible Kidney Transplant Program. Valentine's Day Kidney Swap 2009

    Meet Dr. Montgomery

    What Makes the Comprehensive Transplant Center Unique?

    Kidney Transplants- Even if Patients are Incompatible

    Pamela Paulk's Kidney Donation at Johns Hopkins Medicine

  • Upcoming Events +
  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-5045
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6685
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-5045
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-6685
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    Department/Division

    • Surgery - Transplant Surgery

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