Newark Beth Israel Welcomes Matthew Montgomery DO, MBA, to the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Team

Matthew Montgomery, DO(Newark, NJ, October 5, 2020)Matthew Montgomery, DO, MBA, MPH, has joined the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant team at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

“Dr. Montgomery is a welcome addition to our team. His expertise in the growing field of interventional heart failure will enhance our ability to deliver advanced minimally invasive and non-surgical treatments to heart failure patients,” said Sergio Waxman, MD, MBA, Director of Cardiology, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Dr. Montgomery is a cardiologist whose specialties include advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support, heart transplantation and coronary interventions.

“I am honored to join a team with such a rich history of providing advanced heart failure treatments to Newark and the surrounding communities. I look forward to partnering with our patients as we work together to aggressively battle advanced heart failure,” said Matthew Montgomery, DO, MBA, MPH, cardiologist with the Advanced Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant program at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Prior to coming to Newark Beth Israel, Dr. Montgomery was an Internal Medicine Hospitalist at Morristown Medical Center, Aria-Jefferson Health and Nazareth hospitals in Philadelphia. He completed his Interventional and General Cardiology fellowships at Deborah Heart and Lung Center, and his fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Dr. Montgomery holds a Master’s in Public Health from Yale School of Public Health and a Master’s in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s University. He completed his medical education at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his internal medicine residency at Aria-Jefferson Health.

To make an appointment with Dr. Montgomery, please call 973-926-7205 or visit rwjbh.org/heart.

Innovation in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center has been at the forefront of cardiac care and heart transplant. The first heart transplant in New Jersey was performed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in 1986. In 1992 Newark Beth Israel became the first center in New Jersey to employ Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Newark Beth Israel was the first hospital to use Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) in New Jersey, and for more than a decade the Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant program at Newark Beth Israel has been ranked among the top ten heart transplant programs in the nation. The team has performed more than 1,100 heart transplants, to date.

About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility,is a 665-bed regional care teaching hospital that provides comprehensive health care. Newark Beth Israel is a Top Teaching Hospital and home to one of the nation’s top ten heart transplant centers, which has performed more than 1,100 heart transplants; RWJBarnabas Health’s Heart Failure Treatment and Transplant Program; New Jersey’s only Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program and a Valve Center that performs complex cardiac valve procedures, including minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacements (TAVRs). Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is also home to Children’s Hospital of New Jersey (CHoNJ), which cares for children from birth through adolescence, with more than 30 specialized pediatric services including New Jersey’s largest Valerie Fund Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders; and the Children’s Heart Center that offers a complete range of medical and surgical treatments for the most complex cardiac abnormalities. The Newark Beth Israel robotic surgery program is the most experienced in northern New Jersey. RWJBarnabas Health and The Frederick B. Cohen, MD, Comprehensive Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey Breast Health Center, in partnership with Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey - the state's only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center - brings a world class team of researchers and specialists to fight alongside you, providing close-to-home access to the latest treatment and clinical trials. Newark Beth Israel also offers many preventive health programs that promote wellness in the community, including The Beth Greenhouse, which provides access to fresh produce and health and wellness education to local residents.