Dr. Eduardo Montaña is Double Board certified in General Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology and Board Eligible in Preventive Medicine, making him one of the few Preventive Pediatric Cardiologists nationally. He is also Board Eligible in Clinical Lipidology, the diagnosis, management and treatment of Pediatric Cholesterol disorders.
Dr. Montaña completed all his training in Preventive Medicine and Pediatric Cardiology at the Emory University School of Medicine as well as his Master’s of Public Health at Emory’s world-renowned Rollins School of Public Health. He received his General Pediatric residency training at Jackson Memorial Hospital at University of Miami.
Dr. Montaña has served at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Center for Environmental Health and Health Promotion, in the Epidemiology Intelligence Service EIS Program). During this time he participated in several epidemic aid missions globally. His foundational training during EIS was in Birth Defect Surveillance and Epidemiology.
He later served on faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, in the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology, and remains an active staff member of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Dr. Montaña’s interest in Health Policy led to his appointment to the Executive Board of the National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) and five years as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia. HHCGA, a non profit whose missions includes promotion of Health Equity and Health Access to minority populations, led to him being a champion for health disparities research and supporter of the Culturally and Linguistically Competent (CLAS) national standard for all federally-funded clinical and preventive services Under his Directorship nationally and regionally, Dr. Montaña has been instrumental in making preventive health education a cornerstone issue for families and for the healthcare debate.
Dr. Montaña earned his M.B.A. in Healthcare Administration and Management from the University of Colorado Executive Health Care Business School. His professional interests include development of an “Integrated Care Model” for private practices in Family, Pediatric and Subspecialty Medicine that emphasizes quality outcomes within a network of Prevention and Health Promotion services.
Dr. Montaña in 2001 founded and remains the Executive Medical Officer of Children’s Cardiovascular Medicine & Family Preventive Medicine, a private practice in the Metropolitan Atlanta area covering the needs of infants, children, adolescents and young adults of the State Georgia. Children’s Cardiovascular Medicine & Family Preventive Medicine is dedicated to the health and wellness of Georgia’s children and their families and offers a wide range of Pediatric Cardiology and Preventive Medicine evaluative, diagnostic and treatment services.
Children’s Cardiovascular Medicine & Family Preventive Medicine uniquely provides Georgia’s only Preventive Pediatric Cardiology and Family Preventive Medicine services by a specialized Preventive Medicine Physician in the State of Georgia.
As a Preventive Pediatric Cardiologist specialist, Dr. Montaña has incorporated his health planning activities on adaptable socio-cultural, nutritional and physical activity solutions to combat emerging non-communicable disease in our state and region, such as premature cardiovascular disease and Diabetes and attendant co-morbid conditions stemming from the childhood obesity epidemic.
Dr. Montaña enjoys spending time in the Appalachian backcountry with his wife, Juliana, and amazing and talented three young adult children and his wonderful last child, David who is turning nine and keeps him on his toes. An instrument-rated pilot, Dr. Montaña likes taking the “10,000 feet” view of the world we live in.