Orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and reconstructive surgery of the knees and shoulders
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; National Board of Medical Examiners
Publications & Research
Monto RR: Tennis Elbow Repair With or Without Sutures: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 15(3): 92-97, 2014.
Monto RR: Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment Is More Effective Than Cortisone for Chronic Severe Greater Trochanteric Bursitis: Abstracts of the European Hip Society, Hip International, 24: 553, 2014.
Monto RR: Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment Efficacy Versus Cortisone Injection for Chronic Severe Plantar Fasciitis. Foot and Ankle International, 35(4); 313-318, 2014.
Monto RR: Platelet-Rich Plasma for Plantar Fasciitis, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review, 21: 220-224, 2013.
Monto RR: Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment for Chronic Achilles Tendinosis, Foot and Ankle International, 33(5):379-385, 2012.
Mallon W, Monto RR: Cost and Functional Analysis of Physical Therapy and Manipulation under Anesthesia for Adhesive Capsulitis in Non-Diabetics, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 16(2), e31, 2007.
Monto RR, Cameron ML, Close MA, Ho C, Hawkins RJ: The Role of MRI Evaluation of Tibial Eminence Fractures in Adults, Journal of Knee Surgery, 19:187-190, 2006.
Haverford College, B.A. Biology
New York University School of Medicine, MD
Duke University Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Residency
Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Shoulder/Knee Reconstruction Fellowship - Sports Medicine Fellowship
Honors & Recognition
Executive Committee Piedmont Orthopedic Society 2014
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons spokesperson
Visiting Professor / Lecturer: Athens Medical Center, Athens, Greece, 2013
Jacques Duparc Research Award 2012
European Hip Society Award Finalist 2014
Patient’s Choice Award (Vitals.com) 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Most Compassionate Physician Award (Mdx Medical) 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Consumer Research Council Top Doctor 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Eastern Orthopaedic Association Scholar Award
Smith-Nephew Richards Orthopedic Surgery Resident Award
Piedmont Duke University Research Award
Magill-Rhoades Scholar 1982-1986
Phi Beta Kappa Society
NCAA All-American Soccer
Dr. Monto is an avid soccer player, was named to the NCAA All-America team as a goalie in college, and went on to play professionally for two years before becoming orthopedic surgeon. Since 1993, Dr. Monto has been a team physician for the U.S. National Soccer Team.