Dr. Montero’s areas of interest encompass 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. Acute disease management includes the evaluation of the child with a limp or swollen joint, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, fractures, osteomyelitis, septic arthritis and tumors. His procedural training includes Ponseti long leg casting of clubfoot, knee joint aspiration injection, fracture splinting and fracturecasting. Dr. Montero is also fluent in Spanish.