Victor M. Montori, MD, MSc is a diabetologist and clinical epidemiologist. He is the lead investigator of the Knowledge and Encounter Research Unit and a Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. He serves as co-director of the Knowledge Translation Research Unit of the NIH-sponsored Mayo Center for Translational Research.
His areas of research interest are clinical decision making in patients with chronic conditions (such as diabetes) and the relation between the quality of decision making and patient outcomes; systematic reviews and meta-analyses; and evidence-based clinical practice. In particular, Victor is interested in how knowledge is produced, disseminated, and taken up in practice and how this leads to optimal healthcare delivery and patient outcomes.
Victor is associate editor for the ACP Journal Club and Evidence-based Medicine, and has published a book titled Evidence-based Endocrinology. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in top medical and specialty journals on his areas of interest.
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.