M. Angeles Montero


Dr Angeles Montero is a thoracic pathologist with over 20 years experience in surgical pathology. Her specialist interests include lung transplantation, interstitial lung disease and lung cancer. Dr Montero attained her medical degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid in 1987. She went on to attain a specialist in histopathology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1993, where she also completed her PhD (cum laude) in 2009. Dr Montero received a fellowship in lung pathology from the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA in 2009. After working for more than 10 years in different laboratories as a general pathologist, Dr Montero was appointed at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona in 2004. The hospital is the main lung transplantation centre and one of the most experienced centres in lung cancer and interstitial lung disease in Spain. She joined the transplantation team in 2006, and became the main lung pathologist in her region with interests in clinical diagnosis, research and teaching.  Since 2012 Dr. Montero worked at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS-London as a pulmonary pathologist and at the present moment is a senior consultant at the Infanta Cristina University Hospital in Badajoz, Spain. Dr Angeles Montero has published several articles on lung cancer and mesothelioma. She is part of Dr Ferran Morell's research group in hypersensitivity pneumonitis and occupational lung diseases.