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Elizabeth Anne Montgomery, M.D.
Professor of Pathology
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish
Expertise: Bone Tumors, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Pathology, Soft Tissue Tumors, Stomach Cancer
Research Interests: Gastrointestinal diseases; Soft tissue tumors
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
1800 Orleans St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Dr. Elizabeth Anne Montgomery is a professor of pathology, oncology and orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She specializes in gastrointestinal pathology and soft tissue pathology and reviews biopsy specimens from patients at Johns Hopkins and from around the world.
Dr. Montgomery completed her M.D. degree at George Washington University in 1984. Following her pathology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, she served at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology until 1992, whereupon she joined the staff at Georgetown University with joint appointments in Pathology and Gastroenterology. She has been on the Johns Hopkins faculty since 1999.
Her research interests include several topics in gastrointestinal pathology, especially Barrett esophagus. Additionally, she has studied soft tissue pathology including telomeres in translocation-associated sarcomas compared to chromosome unstable types.
She is board certified in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology and cytopathology. She is an author of many scholarly publications on gastrointestinal and esophageal pathology and has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics.
- Professor of Pathology
- Professor of Oncology
- Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Departments / Divisions
- MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (1984)
- Walter Reed National Military Medical Center / Pathology (1988)
- American Board of Pathology / Anatomic & Clinical Pathology (1988)
- American Board of Pathology / Cytopathology (1994)
Research & Publications
Dr. Montgomery’s research interests are primarily related to gastrointestinal pathology, especially Barrett esophagus. Additionally, she has studied soft tissue pathology including telomeres in translocation-associated sarcomas compared to chromosome unstable types.
Montgomery E, Wilentz R, Argani P, Hruban RH, Fisher C, Kern SE, Lengauer C. "Analysis of Anaphase Figures in Routine Histologic Sections Distinguishes Chromosomally Unstable From Chromosomally Stable Malignancies." Cancer Biology and Therapy 2003;3:248-52
Montgomery E, Argani P, Hicks JL, DeMarzo AM and Meeker AK. "In situ analysis of telomere lengths in translocation associated and non-translocation associated sarcomas." Am J Pathol 2004; 164: 1523-1529.
Pittman ME, Voltaggio L, Bhaijee F, Robertson SA, Montgomery EA. Autoimmune Metaplastic Atrophic Gastritis: Recognizing Precursor Lesions for Appropriate Patient Evaluation. Am J Surg Pathol. 2015 Dec;39(12):1611-20.
Voltaggio L, Montgomery EA. Gastrointestinal tract spindle cell lesions--just like real estate, it's all about location. Mod Pathol. 2015 Jan;28 Suppl1:S47-66. doi: 10.1038/modpathol.2014.126. Review. PubMed PMID: 25560599.
Ma C, Giardiello FM, Montgomery EA. Upper tract juvenile polyps in juvenile polyposis patients: dysplasia and malignancy are associated with foveolar, intestinal, and pyloric differentiation. Am J Surg Pathol. 2014 Dec;38(12):1618-26. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000000283. PubMed PMID: 25390638;PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4354860.