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 8 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

(949) 268-4568

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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Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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more than 50% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 45% of peers
Lung Surgery
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more than 41% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Montero does not have any board certifications listed.

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University of California San Francisco - East Bay
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University of Southern California Los Angeles - Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Erick Montero, MD
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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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