8635 W. 3rd St. Suite #485-W
Los Angeles, CA 90048
(310) 652-9162

Anthony S. Montuno, MD


Fellowship

Nephrology
University of Southern California
July 2016 – Present


Residency

Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago
July 2013 – June 2016


ECFMG Certification

USMLE Step 1 January 31, 2012
USMLE Step 2 CK August 14, 2012
USMLE Step 2 CS March 16, 2012
USMLE Step 3 June 6, 2013


Certification

Good Clinical Practice – 2018


Medical Education

University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines
June, 2006 – April, 2011
Passed the Philippine board examination: August, 2011


Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science in Biology, cum laude
University of the Philippines – Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
June, 2002 – April, 2006


Professional

Work Experience

03/2012 – 04/2012

Preceptorship, Dr. Winston Umali
Private Clinic, New Jersey

09/2011 – 07/2012 Clinic Physician
Lifeline Ambulance Rescue and Clinic, Philippines
03/2010 – 04/2011 Rotating Intern
Philippine General Hospital, Philippines
05/2009 – 05/2009 Visiting Clerk
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Volunteer Experience

11/2006 – 4/2011

Volunteer
Free Medical Clinic

Clinical Study Location

Tower Nephrology Medical Group, 8635 West 3rd Street, Suite 485W, Los Angeles, CA 90048
DaVita of Beverly Hills, 50 N. La Cienega Blvd,. Suite 300, Beverly Hills, CA 90211
DaVita of Crescent Heights, 8151 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tower DaVita 8635 West 3rd Street, Suite 560W, Los Angeles, CA 90048

Research Experience

07/2017 – Present / Researcher
University of Southern California
Study: Use of Ultrasonography in Assessing the Relative Intravascular Volume of Patients with Hepatorenal Syndrome (HRS)
07/2015 – 06/2016 / Researcher
Mount Sinai Hospital
Study: Factors Affecting Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Outpatient Oncology Clinic
07/2015 – 06/2016 / Researcher
Mount Sinai Hospital
Study: Potential impact of a bedside procedure service on training procedurally competent hospitalists in a community-based residency program
06/2006 – 04/2007 / Researcher
University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Philippines
Study: Anti-angiogenic property of onion (Allium cepa L. var. ascalonicum) crude extract using duck embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay
04/2005 – 03/2006 / Researcher
Institute of Biology University of the Philippines, Philippines
Study: Identification of compound/s from the ethyl acetate fraction of human colon cancer (Col2) cell line

Quality Improvement Projects

07/2017 – Present Point of Care Machine In Outpatient Nephrology Clinic
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA USA
07/2016 – 06/2017 Optimal Start of Hemodialysis
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA USA
07/2015 – 06/2016 Improving Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Outpatient
Oncology Clinic
Mount Sinai Hospital
Chicago, IL USA
07/2013 – 06/2015 Decreasing Readmission Rates of COPD patients
Mount Sinai Hospital
Chicago, IL USA

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts

   Montuno, A., Hunt, B., Lee, M.. Potential Impact of a Bedside Procedure Service on Training Procedurally Competent Hospitalists in a Community-Based Residency Program. Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives.2016 July 6;6(3): 31054. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 27406445

Jacinto SD, Chun EAC, Montuno AS, Shen CC, Espineli DL, Ragasa CY. Cytotoxic Cardenolide and Sterols from Calotropis gigantean. Natural Product Communications. 2011 June; 6(6): 803-806. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21815415

Poster Presentation

Thakor, B., Verma N., Desai, A., Montuno, A.S., Jain, V., Sebro, N., Khosla, P.. (April 28, 2016). Factors Affecting Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Outpatient Oncology Clinic. Poster Presented at: Sinai Health System 6th Annual Research Day; Chicago, USA

Momville, J.F., Montessa, J..C.F., Montuno, A., Mortel, M.R., Nicer, D.P., Obach, F., Ocampo P.R., Odono, E., Onglao, M.A. Onos, A.M.R., Odillo, L.S., Ortega, G., Padilla, P.R., Pahilan, M.A., Palabrica, F.A., Pangilinan, M.. (2018, January). Anti-angiogenic property of onion (Allium cepa L. var. ascalonicum) crude extract using duck embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay. Poster presented at: Association of Philippines Medical Colleges (APMC) Annuanl Convention Research Presentation; Davao, Philippines.

Palabyab, A., Tauli, B., Tud, R., Montuno, A., Dator, R., Jacinto, S.. (2006, May). Screening Philippine Plants for Compounds Cytotoxic to Selected Cancer Cell Lines. Poster presents at : 3rd Life Sciences Postgraduate Conference; Penang, Malaysia.

Oral Presentation

Montuno, A., Hunt, B., Lee, M.. Potential impact of a bedside procedure service on training procedurally competent hospitalists in a community-based residency program. Oral Presentation presented at: Sinai Health System 6th Research Day; Chicago, IL., USA. April 28, 2016 and at the Society of General Internal Medicine Meeting: Hollywood, FL USA. May 12, 2016.

Montuno, A., (20016, May). Identification of Compound/s from the ethyl acetate fraction of human colon cancer (Col2) cell line. Oral Presentation presented at; Splash Henyong Pinoy: Outstanding Student Scientific Research Award; Quezon, Philippines.


Awards / Recognitions

2ND Place, Sinai Health Systems 6th Annual research Day

“Factors Affecting Oral Chemotherapy Adherence in Outpatient Oncology Clinic”

Chicago, IL, USA, April 2016

1st Place APMC Annual Convention Research Preservation

“Anti-angiogenic property of onion (Allium cepa L. var. ascalonicum) crude extract using duck embryo chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) assay”

Davato City, Philippines, January, 2008

3rd Place, Splash Henyong Pinoy: Outstanding Student Scientific Research Award

Identification of Compound/s from the ethyl acetate fraction of Calotropis gigantean (Linn.) Dryland leaf extract with potent in vitro cytotoxicity to human colon cancer (Col2) cell line”

Quezon City, Philippines, May 2006.

Best Thesis in Developmental Biology

Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines

Diliman, April 2006


Language Fluency

English (Advanced)
Spanish (Basic)
Tagalog (Native/functionally native)