Respiratory medicine (lung)
Laboratory medicine
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Dr Angeles Montero studied at the Autonomous University of Madrid, qualifying in 1987. She went on to attain a specialist in histopathology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1993, where she also completed her PhD (cum laude) in 2009.

She received a fellowship in lung pathology from the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA in 2009, and is currently a thoracic pathologist with over 20 years’ experience in surgical pathology.  After working for more than 10 years in different laboratories as a general pathologist, Dr Montero was appointed at the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona in 2004. 

This hospital is the main lung transplantation centre and one of the most experienced centres in lung cancer and interstitial lung disease in Spain. She joined the transplantation team in 2006 and became the main lung pathologist in her region with interests in clinical diagnosis, research and teaching.

Areas of expertise

Dr Montero's specialist interests include:

  • lung cancer

  • lung transplantation

  • interstitial lung disease (ILD).


Dr Montero regularly gives lectures in all aspects of lung pathology.


Dr Montero has published several articles on lung cancer and mesothelioma and is part of Dr Ferran Morell's research group in hypersensitivity pneumonitis and occupational lung diseases.