Division of Gastroenterology
1-20A Zeidler Ledcor
GI Fellowship Training
Autoimmune Liver Diseases, Liver Transplantation
Gastroenterology & Hepatology / Transplant Hepatology
Dr. Montano-Loza obtained his undergraduate training at the “Universidad de Guadalajara”, in Mexico, where he graduated with an MD degree in 1998. Then, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology & Endoscopy training at the “Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion”, in 2005, and obtained a Master Degree in Medical Science at the “Universidad Autonoma de Mexico”. He went to obtained further training in Autoimmune Liver Diseases under the mentorship of Dr. Albert J. Czaja at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota in 2008, and in 2009 he finished another Fellowship in Advanced Hepatology and Liver Transplantation at the University of Alberta under the mentorship of Dr. Vincent G. Bain. He was the recipient of the International Travel Training Grant from the American College of Gastroenterology in 2006 and the Clinical Research Award from the American College of Gastroenterology in 2011. He has written over 50 original publications and book chapters, largely in the areas of his major interest: autoimmune liver diseases and liver transplantation.
Since 2009, Dr. Montano-Loza has joined the department of Medicine as Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta.