Lisa M. Montes, MD
- Education and Training
BS, University of California, Los Angeles
MD, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
Pediatric Residency Program, University of California, San Francisco at Fresno
Chief Resident of Pediatrics, University of California, San Francisco at Fresno
Dr. Lisa Montes is a board-certified pediatrician who specializes in general pediatric medicine and inpatient pediatric care including newborn care. She has supported and participated in mentorship and literacy programs throughout her career to encourage young people to enter the medical field. She is a superuser of Kaiser Permanente’s Electronic Medical Record and instructs other Southern California Permanente Medical Group pediatric partners in its use. Dr. Montes has presented and lectured within Kaiser Permanente as well as locally to Kaiser Permanente community partners.
- Prior Positions (selected)
- 1989-1991Organic Chemistry Tutor, Academic Advancement Program (AAP)University of California, Los Angeles2001-presentPediatric PhysicianSouthern California Permanente Medical Group at Kaiser Permanente South Bay2002-presentFounder and Co-Coordinator, Reach Out and Read ProgramKaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center2007Educator, fluoride project and dental educationCEN-CINAI Naranjo, Costa Rica2014-2018Vice PresidentAlliance in Mentorship2016-presentFaculty, HealthConnect Essentials PediatricsKaiser Permanente Regional Faculty2018-2019CEO and PresidentAlliance in Mentorship
- Honors and Awards (selected)
- 2008RJ Erickson Diversity Achievement CertificateRonald Knox, Kaiser Permanente Diversity Policy and Strategy2009Certificate of RecognitionMayor, City of Carson, California2009Certificate of RecognitionLos Angeles Board of Education, Dr. Richard Vladovic2009Physician Champion of the yearRegional Kaiser Permanente Hippocrates Circle Program2010Certificate of AppreciationCalifornia Assemblyman Warren Furutani, 55th district2014Recognition of Exceptional Clinical ExcellenceKaiser Permanente South Bay2016Facilitator for physician panelLatino Physicians of California Symposium (LPOC)2017Guest lecturerUniversity of Southern California UpwardBound Math and Science Summer Program2018Mentor Advisor Workshop, facilitator and lecturerMedical School Ready Program2018Exceptional Mentor of the YearMi Mentor Alma Award
- Publications (selected)
Peer-reviewed research manuscripts
Montes L, Rodarte A. Department of Anesthesiology, San Diego Children’s Hospital. The Sensitivity Temperament Inventory for Pain (STIP): Assessment of Pediatric Pain Sensitivity and the Influence of Culture on Pain Temperament: Validation of the Spanish Version of the STIP. 1996.