Department of Pediatrics
Gregg Montalto specializes in adolescent medicine, with a particular interest in health care equity. His focus is bringing medical and mental health care to adolescents and young adults who have been affected by physical and emotional trauma, fostering resilience. In his practice, he cares for patients with sports injuries, reproductive health concerns, sexually transmitted infections, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders.
After a 25-year career in Navy Medicine, Montalto retired from the United States Navy at the rank of captain. He held multiple positions within the Navy, including director of medical operations aboard the USNS Mercy, one of two Navy hospital ships, and regimental surgeon for the 12th Marine Regiment. He developed the Tunajali Watoto Program, a collaboration with the US Embassy in Kampala, the Uganda People’s Defence Force, and the Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program to provide health services to adolescents with HIV in Uganda. He has received the Department of Defense’s Meritorious Service Medal, multiple Navy and Marine Corps commendation medals, and other military decorations.
Montalto earned an MD from the Uniformed Services University, as well as a master’s degree in public health with a focus on global health policy from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in oceanography from the United States Naval Academy. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the National Capital Consortium (National Naval Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center) and a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Children’s National Medical Center.