Mercy’s Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes Named Among “50 Women To Watch” By Baltimore Sun Magazine For 2014
Noted gynecologic oncologist Teresa P. Diaz-Montes, M.D., MPH, FACOG, the Associate Director of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, is on the The Baltimore Sun Magazine’s list of “50 Women to Watch” for 2014.
The Baltimore Sun canvassed readers, sources and opinion leaders to determine the region’s most intriguing movers and shakers of the year. The magazine praised Dr. Diaz-Montes for her work involving research with HIPEC, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy.
Dr. Diaz-Montes is working with Mercy surgical oncologist Dr. Armando Sardi, Director, The Institute for Cancer Care, regards HIPEC as a first-line treatment for ovarian cancer. Board certified in Gynecologic Oncology, Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes provides diagnosis and treatment for gynecologic cancers including ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer and vulvar cancer.
Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes’ primary clinical interests include ovarian cancer treatments, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, including robotic surgery, and patient safety and quality. Additional areas of interest include cervical cancer, fallopian tube cancer, fertility-sparing surgery and uterine, vaginal and vulvar cancers.
Well known for her knowledge and dedication to finding advanced treatments for gynecologic cancers, Dr. Diaz-Montes’ expert opinion is often sought by media outlets and she has been featured in notable publications such as The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.
Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes has extensive experience in research and resident teaching activities. She has conducted various clinical trials to advance the care of gynecologic cancers, particularly ovarian cancer. An author and international lecturer, Dr. Diaz-Montes has numerous clinical publications related to women’s cancer treatment to her credit.
Founded in 1874 in downtown Baltimore by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Medical Center is a 183-licensed bed acute care university-affiliated teaching hospital. Mercy has been recognized as a top Maryland hospital by U.S. News & World Report; a Top 100 hospital for Women’s Health & Orthopedics by Healthgrades; is currently A-rated for Hospital Safety (Leapfrog Group), and is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet Hospital. Mercy Medical Center is part of Mercy Health Services (MHS), the parent of Mercy’s primary care and specialty care physician enterprise, known as Mercy Personal Physicians, which employs more than 200 providers with locations in Baltimore, Lutherville, Overlea, Glen Burnie, Columbia and Reisterstown. For more information about Mercy, visit www.mdmercy.com, MDMercyMedia on Facebook, Twitter, or call 1-800-MD-Mercy.
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