Dr. Erick Montero, MD

Dr. Erick Montero, MD

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Dr. Erick Montero, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California-Keck School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

24411 Health Center Dr Ste 680

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Montero's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montero treats Vascular Disease more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Montero treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montero treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Montero treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Montero treats Heart Disease more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Montero treats this condition more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Montero's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Erick Montero, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California-Keck School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2010
University Of Southern California Los Angeles-Cardiothoracic Surgery
Fellowship Hospital
2007
University Of California San Francisco-East Bay
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Southern California-Keck School Of Medicine
Medical School
2010
2007
2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Montero's Reviews

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My husband lately learned he needed Aortic Valve replacement and lucked out when we entrusted Dr Montero to perform the surgery. From the start he made us feel comfortable and spent a great amount of time explaining and addressing our concerns. Everything he assured us happened as planned and my...Read More
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