After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from Siena College and then attending medical school at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, Dr. Montesano completed extensive postgraduate training and has worked towards achieving a variety of certifications and awards. In 1998, he received the Volvo Award in Clinical Science. In 1989, Dr. Montesano received the Howmedica Spinal Fixator Grant. In addition to his years of training and experience in surgical and non-surgical treatments of spine disorders, Dr. Montesano has completed an extensive spine fellowship program. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Spine Surgery Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The American College of Forensic Examiners.
He has a very specific mission: to help patients suffering from serious back or neck disorders return to as much function and comfort as is medically and humanly possible.
During your first visit with Dr. Montesano, you will be seen by our staff who will ask you about your medical history and your symptoms. A focused neurological examination will then be made. After reviewing your medical history and diagnostic tests, you will be presented with a number of treatment options. We will inform you of the risks and benefits of each option and we will assist you in making your final decision.