Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD

Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
51 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Neuroscience Associates

6140 W Curtisian Ave Ste 400

Boise, ID 83704
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • PacificSource
  • SelectHealth
  • Worker's Compensation

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loyola University Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Montalbano, MD
Dr.Montalbano has been my surgeon over 15 years. He is always caring,kind,and a great listener,and believes in me when I say something just don't feel right. I WILL NEVER GO TO ANYONE ELSE FOR MY BACK.I have been very happy with all my surgeries,,his great staff and nurses...he is a keeper...you...Read More
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Ginny Amundson in Boise, ID – Aug 30, 2018
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Dr Paul Montalbano did surgery in my neck in 2004 to fix another Dr’s mistakes. He worked miracles. Now this past June he did surgery on my husbands back. He is a wonderful Dr and we would highly recommend him to everyone. We wld trust him with any surgery. He is an excellent surgeon. Thank you Dr....Read More
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John and Lynn Purdin in Boise , ID – Aug 23, 2018
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I have had several procedures done by Dr. Montalbano and I have been very satisfied with the results. He does care about his patients. Have recommended him and will continue to do so!
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D.Schellekens in Boise, ID – Aug 16, 2018
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I was amazed at the outcomes of both my own as well as my oldest son’s surgical procedures. Dr. Montalbano is a gifted surgeon, his staff are professionals and I would recommend them to anyone.
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AJ Johnson in Boise , ID – Aug 08, 2018
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Explained the surgery in simple terms. The surgery stopped the numbness and back pain. Second surgery he performed for our family and I would recommend Dr. Montalbano for any back surgery.
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J Blake – Jul 20, 2018
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