Dr. Leslie Montgomery, MD

Dr. Leslie Montgomery, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leslie Montgomery, MD is a breast surgical oncology specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in breast surgical oncology and general surgery.Read her story

Hackensack University Medical Group

20 Prospect Ave Ste 402

Hackensack, NJ 07601
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Top Care Areas

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Montgomery's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Montgomery "Dr. Leslie L. Montgomery is a board-certified surgical oncologist specializing in breast cancer. She hails from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, where she was an attending breast surgeon for more than 11 years. During that time, she served as the Director of the Special Surveillance Breast Program and the Director of the Breast Surgical Oncology Fellowship Program. Dr. Montgomery received her undergraduate degree at Stanford University in Stanford, CA, where she graduated with honors and distinction and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. As the Regents scholar, she earned her medical degree at the University of California at San Francisco where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society and a recipient of the Women in Medicine Achievement Award. After her residency in general surgery at the New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, she completed research fellowships at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, and at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. From 2009 through 2015, Dr. Montgomery was the Chief of the Division of Breast Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and the Director of Breast Services at the Montefiore Einstein Center for Cancer Care. Her research interests include: preoperative therapy trials to reduce the burden of disease in the breast and axillary nodes, particularly in patient with triple negative breast cancer."
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2  Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

3  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Newyork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Newyork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Leslie Montgomery, MD
I am very lucky to have Dr.Montgomery as my breast surgeon. Dr. Montgomery is an expert in her specialty and her decision is always towards patients benefits. Staff in the office are always helpful and courteous. I have recommended Dr. Montgomery to my friends who were at loss when their family or...Read More
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