Originally from Oakland, California, Dr. Montes received her undergraduate
degree from Arizona State University where she graduated magna cum laude.
She completed her residency and internship in obstetrics and gynecology
at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco and her medical degree at University
of California San Diego. She is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology
and speaks both English and Spanish.
After initially practicing in California and then in New York, Dr. Montes
moved to the Hickory area in 1990 with her husband and their twins, Matthew
and Sarah. While she is away from work, she enjoys arts and crafts including
sewing, jewelry making and soap making.