Dr. Montero is a pediatric orthopeadist with interests in a wide range of musculoskeletal issues from birth to adulthood, including congenital/neonatal disorders, such as developmental hip dysplasia, clubfoot, torticollis, metatarsus adductus and limb deficiencies.
Dr. Montero evaluates children with gait abnormalities, including intoeing, outtoeing and toe-walking, leg length discrepancy, genu varum (Blount’s disease) and valgum, cerebral palsy and neuromuscular disorders. Dr. Montero also has expertise in the evaluation and treatment of children and teens with a limp or swollen joint, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, fractures, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis and tumors. He is trained in the Ponseti long leg casting of clubfoot, knee joint aspiration injection, as well as fracture splinting/casting. Dr. Montero is a consulting associate for the Duke Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Focus of Practice
- Nonoperative spinal care
- Musculoskeletal injuries
Areas of Interest
- Ponseti casting for clubfoot
- Gait abnormalities, including intoeing, bow legs and knock knees
- Cerebral palsy
Research & Publications
Postoperative epidural baclofen use in children with cerebral palsy, Developmental delays in children treated via Ponseti Method of Clubfoot Correction