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

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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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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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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 8 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
    2010
  • 2007
    University Of California San Francisco-East Bay
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2002
    University Of Southern California-Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2002

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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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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