Lisa M. Montenegro, MD

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Lisa M. Montenegro, MD, is a board-certified Attending Anesthesiologist in the Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Clinical investigation, ICU sedation|, Medical ethics, Resident/fellowship training and continuing medical education
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ


The Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, CT


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, Pediatric and Cardiac Critical Care Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Anesthesiologist

Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services



Nathan AT, Berkowitz DH, Montenegro LM, Nicolson SC, Vetter VL, Jobes DR. Implications of Anesthesia in Children with Long QT Syndrome. Anesth Analg. 2011 Feb 23.

Goldfarb SB, Gaynor JW, Fuller S, Kreindler J, Montenegro LM, Fynn-Thompson F, Visner G. Induction therapy with antithymocyte globulin before reperfusion. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Oct;90(4):1110-4; discussion 1114-5.

Nicolson SC, Montenegro LM, Cohen MS, O'Neill D, Calfin D, Jones LA, Jobes DR. A comparison of the efficacy and safety of chloral hydrate versus inhaled anesthesia for sedating infants and toddlers for transthoracic echocardiograms. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2010 Jan;23(1):38-42.

Successful support and separation from veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation support in a three month-old patient following bidirectional Glenn procedure.
Ryan LP, Montenegro LM, Bird GL, Gruber PJ. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Jun 30.