Andrew Montoure, MD

Neurosurgery Resident, Class of 2022

Andrew Montoure, MD

Andrew grew up in Green Bay and attended Marquette University for his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences.  He then left Wisconsin and attended Creighton University to complete his medical degree, spending two years in Omaha and two years at the Phoenix campus.

In his free time, he enjoys watching sports, golfing, backpacking/hiking, traveling, and catching up with old friends. He has two siblings – an older sister who is an orthodontist and a younger brother who is finishing up his physical therapy degree. He has won numerous awards, including Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism Honor Society.

His interests in neurosurgery include tumor, vascular, and spine.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI (2007-2011)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Creighton University, Omaha, NE (2011-2015)

Publications

Acid ceramidase is a novel drug target for pediatric brain tumors. Doan, NB, Nguyen, HS, Montoure, A, Al-Gizawiy, MM, Mueller, WM, Kurpad, S, Rand, SD, Connelly, JM, Chitambar, CR, Schmainda, KM, Mirza, SP. Oncotarget. 2017;8 (15):24753-24761. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.15800. PubMed PMID:28445970 PubMed Central PMC5421885.

A rare remarkable recovery in a pediatric patient with the bi-hemispheric, transventricular trajectory craniocerebral gunshot wound. Doan, N, Patel, M, Nguyen, HS, Montoure, A, Shabani, S, Gelsomino, M, Janich, K, Mueller, W. J Surg Case Rep. 2016;2016 (5):. doi: 10.1093/jscr/rjw076. PubMed PMID:27165750 PubMed Central PMC4862179.

A 5-Year Retrospective Analysis of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation by Neurosurgery Residents in the Modern Era. Zaidi, HA, Montoure, A, Nakaji, P, Bice, A, Tumialán, LM. World Neurosurg. 2016;86 :220-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.09.059. PubMed PMID:26428324 .

Radiation Necrosis Secondary to Trigeminal Nerve TomoTherapy: A Cautionary Case Study. Montoure, A, Zaidi, H, Sheehy, JP, Shetter, AG, Spetzler, R. Cureus. 2015;7 (1):e243. doi: 10.7759/cureus.243. PubMed PMID:26180667 PubMed Central PMC4494583.

Surgical and clinical efficacy of sacroiliac joint fusion: a systematic review of the literature. Zaidi, HA, Montoure, AJ, Dickman, CA. J Neurosurg Spine. 2015;23 (1):59-66. doi: 10.3171/2014.10.SPINE14516. PubMed PMID:25840040 .

Long-term functional outcomes and predictors of shunt-dependent hydrocephalus after treatment of ruptured intracranial aneurysms in the BRAT trial: revisiting the clip vs coil debate. Zaidi, HA, Montoure, A, Elhadi, A, Nakaji, P, McDougall, CG, Albuquerque, FC, Spetzler, RF, Zabramski, JM. Neurosurgery. 2015;76 (5):608-13; discussion 613-4; quiz 614. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000000677. PubMed PMID:25714521 .

Free hernia surgery for the underserved is possible in the United States. Losey-Flores, K, Benzar, R, Chan, JM, Go, S, Montoure, A, Phillips, KK, Fitzgibbons, RJ, Nandipati, K, Lee, T, Dethlefs, H, Manion, J, Filipi, CJ. Hernia. 2014;18 (2):305-10. doi: 10.1007/s10029-013-1198-0. PubMed PMID:24370603 .

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