Dr. Montori cares for patients with diabetes at the Mayo Clinic and also works at the Knowledge and Evaluation Research (KER) Unit to advance person-centered care for people with chronic conditions. As a researcher, Dr. Montori is the author of more than 500 peer-reviewed publications and is among the top one percent of researchers with the most cited papers in clinical medicine worldwide in the last decade. He received the 2013 Outstanding Mentor Award from the Department of Medicine. Dr. Montori is Director of Late Stage Translational Research at the Mayo Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the component of the Mayo CTSA focused on advancing implementation and dissemination science and Director of the Mayo Shared Decision Making National Resource Center. He is a recognized expert in evidence-based medicine and shared decision making, and developer of the concept of minimally disruptive medicine.
Previously a member of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dr. Montori serves as a Senior Advisor to the Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement at the Agency. He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the BMJ. Dr. Montori serves on AcademyHealth’s Nominating Committee.
Dr. Montori trained in medicine in Lima, Peru and completed his training in internal medicine and endocrinology at Mayo Clinic. He obtained a Master’s degree in biomedical research from Mayo Graduate School and completed a two-year research fellowship with Gordon Guyatt at McMaster University.