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Christopher J. Montanaro, PAC

Christopher J. Montanaro, PAC

Neurosurgery , Neurology

5 out of 5 stars
UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
Accepting New Patients


Appointment (585) 273-1900

About Me

Certified Specialties

Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants



MS | Simon Business School. Physician Assistant. 2017

PA-C | Rochester Institute of Technology. 2010

Ratings & Comments

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During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

5.0 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

He was kind caring and first to actually listen to me

Feb 04, 2024

5.0 stars

Listened very carefully and discussed follow up.

Aug 22, 2023

He showed the utmost respect and concern for my medical issue. Each procedure was explained in details that the average person could understand. The questions I presented were answered in a knowledgeable fashion. Have a very honest overview of my medical issue

Jul 02, 2023

5.0 stars

Chris M. PA was excellent. Friendly, caring & very knowledgeable and explained everything well.

Jun 02, 2023

When PA Chris Montanaro entered the room, he was happy, spoke clearly and listened to me and any concerns that I had. He wrote them down so that he would remember during the procedure. Which he DID remember!!!!!

Apr 27, 2023

Chris Montanaro is always kind and compassionate. I had a craniotomy for an aneurysm and he talks lots of time to answer all of my questions.

Feb 25, 2023

Chris is an amazing PA and an asset to URMC Neurosurgeon team. Every encounter with Chris he has always been professional, thorough, explain things in a way I can understand, and truly listens and cares for his patients.

Feb 24, 2023

Chris and my Nero team Dr. Ballah is wonderful.

Dec 22, 2022

Thank you Chris for answering my questions

Oct 30, 2022

5.0 stars

Chris was patient, empathetic and willing to answer questions. He was also the first to provide a more definitive diagnosis.

Oct 12, 2022

Personable, knowledgeable, helpful

May 03, 2022


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Feb 17, 2022