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Associate Director, The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

Specialty:

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications:

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish

Areas of Interest:

  • Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Fertility Sparing Surgery, Gynecologic Cancers

Locations:

  • The Weinberg Center at Mercy
  • The Institute for Gynecologic Care at Annapolis

Teresa Diaz-Montes, M.D.

Teresa P. Diaz-Montes, M.D., MPH, FACOG, serves as the Associate Director of The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute and Medical Director of The Neil B. Rosenshein, M.D., Institute for Gynecologic Care at Annapolis. She also is a noted expert and gynecologic oncologist with The Gynecologic Oncology Center at Mercy, a leading Center in Baltimore for the treatment of cancers of the female reproductive tract. Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes provides diagnosis and treatment for gynecologic cancers including ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, vaginal cancer and vulvar cancer.

Expertise in Gynecologic Cancers and Minimally Invasive Surgery Options

Board Certified in Gynecologic Oncology, Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes provides treatment for a diverse range of gynecologic cancers. Her 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. 

Bringing a friendly approach to the treatment of her patients, Dr. Diaz-Montes takes the necessary time to listen to the needs of her patients and address their concerns. As a recipient of the Patient's Choice award, her approachable, caring bedside manner has been formally recognized by her patients.    

Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes is known for her knowledge and dedication to finding advanced treatments for gynecologic cancers. Her 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. She was also featured by The Sun Magazine as "One of 50 Women to Watch" for her dedication to innovative treatments for ovarian cancer. 

Advancing Gynecologic Oncology Treatments with Research and Teaching Activities

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. She and colleagues in The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy are conducting the first clinical study in the United States regarding treatment of ovarian cancer with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, also known as HIPEC.

Dr. Diaz-Montes, an author and international lecturer, has numerous clinical publications related to women’s cancer treatment to her credit.

Awards and Honors

  • Top Doctor in Gynecologic Oncology, Baltimore magazine
  • Top Doctor in Gynecologic Oncology, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
  • Top Doctor in Anne Arundel County, What's Up Annapolis magazine

Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Master of Public Health - Johns Hopkins University
  • Residency - University District Hospital, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Medical Degree - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

Associations & Memberships
  • American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow
  • Society of Gynecologic Oncologists
  • International Gynecologic Cancer Society

The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy - a National Center of Excellence

The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

Ovarian Cancer Prevention: The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

Ovarian Cancer Screening & Detection: The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

Dr. Neil Rosenshein and Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discuss ovarian cancer screening and detection at The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

Ovarian Cancer Survivorship: The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

Dr. Neil Rosenshein and Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discuss ovarian cancer survivorship at The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

Ovarian Cancer Treatment: The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy

Dr. Neil Rosenshein and Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discuss ovarian cancer treatment options at The Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

Tratamiento del cáncer de ovario. El Instituto del Cáncer de Ovario en el Mercy

Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discusses ovarian cancer treatment at the Lya Segall Ovarian Cancer Institute at Mercy—a National Center of Excellence located in Baltimore, Maryland, providing ovarian cyst treatment, ovarian mass treatment and ovarian cancer treatment to patients in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and Pennsylvania - the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond. We are dedicated to helping patients find the best care, treatment and surgery options available for ovarian cancer and ovarian disease. To learn more visit www.mdmercy.com.

HIPEC Treatment for Ovarian Cancer - Drs. Armando Sardi and Teresa Diaz-Montes - Mercy

Mercy surgical oncologist Dr. Armando Sardi and gynecologic oncologist Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discuss the use of the HIPEC process for ovarian cancer treatment. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

Ovarian Cancer: Why Is It Difficult to Diagnose? - Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes - Mercy

Mercy Gynecologic Oncologist Dr. Teresa Diaz-Montes discusses ovarian cancer symptoms and why it is so difficult to diagnose. Learn more at mdmercy.com.

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