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Teresa Diaz-Montes, MD

Female
Appointment Phone

443-997-0400

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Centers & Institutes

  • Kelly Gynecologic Oncology Service
  • Ovarian Cancer Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center

Expertise

Cervical Cancer, Fallopian Tube Cancer, Fertility Sparing Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ovarian Cancer, Robotics, Uterine Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer

Research Interests

Quality of care for ovarian cancer; Management of GYN malignancies in elderly patients; Healthcare disparities in GYN malignancies; Quality of care of GYN malignancies

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships

International Gynecologic Cancer Society
Colegio de Mdicos Cirujanos de Puerto Rico
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • National Cancer Institute
  • Gynecologic Oncology Group

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ( Baltimore MD ) (2004)
    • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine ( San Juan) (1999)

    Residencies

    • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine/ OB/GYN ( San Juan) (2003)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/ Gynecologic Oncology ( Baltimore MD ) (2006)

    Certifications

    • Gynecologic Oncology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    1. Romaguera J, Moran C, Diaz-Montes TP, Hines GA, Cruz RI, Azziz R. Prevalence of 21-hydroxylase-deficient nonclassic adrenal hyperplasia and insulin resistance among hirsute women from Puerto Rico. Fertility and Sterility 2000;74(1):59-62.

    2. Diaz-Montes TP, Alberg A, Zahurak ML, Trimble EL, Bristow RE. Cancer of the uterine corpus among Hispanic women living in the United States: patterns of staging, diagnosis, and primary treatment. Gynecologic Oncology 2005;96(3):753-759.

    3. Diaz-Montes TP, Jacene HA, Wahl RL, Bristow RE. Combined FDG-positron emission tomography and computed tomography for the detection of ovarian cancer recurrence in an inguinal hernia sac. Gynecologic Oncology 2005;98(3):510-512.

    4. Diaz-Montes TP, Zahurak ML, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Gardner GJ, Gordon TA, Armstrong DK, Bristow RE. Surgical of elderly women with ovarian cancer: a population-based perspective. Gynecologic Oncology 2005;99(2):352-357.

    5. Diaz-Montes TP, Ji H, Smith Sehdev AE, Zahurak ML, Kurman RJ, Armstrong DK, Bristow RE. Clinical significance of Her-2/neu Overexpression in Uterine Serous Carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology 2006; 100(1):139-144.

    6. Diaz-Montes TP, Rosenthal LE, Bristow RE, Grumbine FC. Primary insular carcinoid of the ovary. Gynecologic Oncology 2006;101(1):175-178.

    7. Bristow RE, Purinton S, Santillan A, Diaz-Montes TP, Gardner GJ, Giuntoli RL 2nd. Cost-Effectiveness of Routine Vaginal Cytology for Endometrial Cancer Surveillance. Gynecologic Oncology 2006;103(2):709-713.

    8. Cho J, Grumbine FC, Diaz-Montes TP. Inguinal Node Metastasis as the Initial Presentation of Primary Fallopian Tube Cancer. Gynecologic Oncology 2006;103(2):759-762.

    9. Alphs HH, Zahurak ML, Bristow RE, Diaz-Montes TP. Predictors of surgical outcome and survival among elderly women diagnosed with ovarian and primary peritoneal cancer. Gynecologic Oncology 2006;103(3):1048-1053.

    10. Diaz-Montes TP, Zahurak ML, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Gardner GJ, Bristow RE. Uterine cancer in Maryland: Impact of surgeon case volume and other prognostic factors on short-term mortality. Gynecologic Oncology 2006;103(3):1043-1047.

    11. Diaz-Montes TP, Farinola MA, Zahurak ML, Bristow RE, Rosenthal DL. Clinical Utility of Atypical Glandular Cells (AGC) Classification: Cytohistologic Comparison and Relationship to HPV Results. Gynecologic Oncology 2007;104(2):366-371.

    12. Bristow RE, Santillan A, Diaz-Montes TP, Gardner GJ, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Peeler ST. Prevention of adhesion formation after radical hysterectomy using a sodium hyaluronate-carboxymethycellulose (HA-CMC) barrier: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Gynecologic Oncology 2007;104(3):739-746.

    13. Bristow RE, Santillan A, Diaz-Montes TP, Gardner GJ, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Meisner BC, Frick KD, Armstrong DK. Centralization of care for patients with advanced-stage ovarian cancer: a cost-effectiveness analysis. Cancer 2007;109(8):1513-1522.

    14. Bristow RE, Santillan A, Salani R, Diaz-Montes TP, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Meisner BC, Armstrong DK, Frick KD. Intraperitoneal cisplatin and paclitaxel versus intravenous carboplatin and paclitaxel chemotherapy for Stage III ovarian cancer: A cost-effectiveness analysis. Gynecol Oncol 2007;106(3):476-481.

    15. Diaz-Montes TP, Zahurak ML, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Bristow RE. Concentration of uterine cancer surgical care among the elderly: a population-based perspective. Gynecol Oncol 2007;107(3):436-440.

    16. Diaz-Montes TP, Zahurak ML, Bristow RE. Predictors of extended Surgical Intensive Care Unit resource utilization following surgery for ovarian cancer. Gynecol Oncol 2007;107(3):464-468.

    17. Salani R, Diaz-Montes TP, Giuntoli RL, Bristow RE. Surgical Management of Mesenteric Lymph Node Metastasis in Patients Undergoing Rectosigmoid Colectomy for Locally Advanced Ovarian Carcinoma. Ann Surg Oncol 2007;14(12):3552-3557.

    18. Gerardi MA, Santillan A, Meisner B, Zahurak ML, Diaz Montes TP, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Bristow RE. A clinical pathway for patients undergoing primary cytoreductive surgery with rectosigmoid colectomy for advanced ovarian and primary peritoneal cancers. Gynecol Oncol 2007;108(2):282-286.
    19. Santillan A, Govan L, Zahurak ML, Diaz-Montes TP, Giuntoli RL 2nd, Bristow RE. Feasibility and economic impact of a clinical pathway for pap test utilization in Gynecologic Oncology practice. Gynecol Oncol 2008;109(3):388-393.

    20. Tanner EJ, Zahurak ML, Bristow RE, Diaz-Montes TP. Surgical care of young women diagnosed with ovarian cancer: A population-based perspective. Gynecol Oncol 2008 2008;111(2):221-225.

    21. Diaz-Montes TP, Bristow RE. Secondary cytoreduction for patients with recurrent ovarian cancer. Current Oncology Reports 2005;7(6):451-458.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    University of Puerto Rico Deans List and Semester Honors
    Honor Enrollment Scholarship, University of Puerto Rico
    The National Deans List
    Golden Key National Honor Society, Univ. of Puerto Rico
    National Collegiate Natural Sciences Award
    All-American Scholar Collegiate Award
    University of Puerto Rico, President Achievement Award
    Honor Enrollment Scholarship, UPR, School of Medicine
    University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine Deans List
    National Collegiate Medical Professions Award
    Alpha-Omega-Alpha membership
    All-American Scholar Collegiate Award
    Diversity Scholarship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
    Department of OBGYN Award, UPR, School of Medicine
    Janet M Glasgow Achievement Citation
    University of Puerto Rico, President Achievement Award
    Whos Who in America
    Whos Who in Science and Engineering
    Excellence in Teaching and Mentroship, Department of OBGYN, JHH
    Whos Who in America

    Professional Activities

    Scientific Journal Reviewer:

    The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
    Gynecologic Oncology

    Advisory Committees:

    Cervical Medical Advisory Committee (Maryland Breast and Cervical Cancer Program)
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  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8240
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-0400
    Fax: 410-614-8718
    Location Map
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8240
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-0400
    Fax: 410-614-8718
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    Department/Division

    • Gynecology and Obstetrics - Gynecologic Oncology

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