Victor M. Montori, MD is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic. An endocrinologist and health services researcher, Dr. Montori is the author of more than 400 peer-reviewed publications and editor of 2 books of evidence-based endocrinology. In 2014, he was identified as one of the 320 researchers in clinical medicine worldwide with more highly cited papers published in the past decade. He is member of the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Editorial Advisory Board for the BMJ, and Director of Community Engagement in Research at the Mayo Center for Clinical and Translational Science. He is a recognized expert in evidence-based medicine and shared decision making, and developer of the concept of minimally disruptive medicine. He works in Rochester, Minnesota, at Mayo Clinic's KER Unit, to advance person-centered care for patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
He was born in Peru, where he obtained his medical degree. He trained in internal medicine, was a chief medical resident, and trained in endocrinology at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN. He also obtained a master's degree in biomedical research from Mayo Graduate School and spent two years as a research fellow at McMaster University in Canada. He lives in Rochester, MN.