Dr. Alberto Jose Montero MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Alberto Montero is a medical oncologist in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Montero accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 51 doctors at Cleveland Clinic who specialize in Medical Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Breast Cancer, Cancer Genetics/Cancer Risk Assessment, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Clinical Interests: Clinical Trials as Topic, Health Economics

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic
Ranked #13 in Cancer

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2002

University of Texas at Houston
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 2002–2005

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Class of 1999

University of Miami School of Business
Other Training, 2011–2013


Other Training, 1990–1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 12 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 9 years in Medical Oncology

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

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Awards, Honors & Recognition

Six Sigma Green Belt, University of Miami School of Business
2013

Six Sigma Champion, University of Miami School of Business
2012

Papanicolaou Corps for Cancer Research Pap Corps Fellow
2010

Methods in Cancer Research Workshop Travel Award, ASCO/AACR
2004

Travel Award, School of Breast Oncology Course
2004

Division of Pathology Tropical Medicine Research Award
1998

McLaughlin Medical Student Fellow
1998

Dean's List, UTMB Medical School
1995

Publications & Presentations

The department without walls. Acceptability, cost, and utilization of interactive video technology.
Crump, W. J., Tessen, R. J., Montero, A. J.

Preoperative docetaxel/cisplatin/5-fluorouracil chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced gastro-esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Bayraktar, U.D., Bayraktar, S., Hosein, P., Chen, E., Koniaris, L.G., Rocha-Lima, C.S., Montero, A.J.

Bevacizumab in the Treatment of Metastatic Breast Cancer: Friend or Foe?
Montero, A. J., Escobar, M., Lopes, G., Glück, S., Vogel, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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