Laura Montour, MD

Laura Montour, MD

BIO: Dr. Montour is a dual-board certified family physician in both Canada and the USA. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and she is also a Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She has been a family doctor for almost 13 years, and she is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington. She sees patients at the University of Washington Center for Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery. Her clinical interests include medical weight management and care of bariatric surgical patients.

Dr. Montour is a member of the American Academy of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), and she serves on the ASMBS Washington State Chapter as a member-at-large. She is also a member of the Early Career Committee with The Obesity Society and she serves on the Bariatric Medical-Surgical Committee with the Obesity Medicine Association.

Dr. Montour is a First Nations Mohawk woman from the Six Nations Reserve. Growing up in Canada on the Six Nations reserve she has witnessed the impacts of Obesity and Diabetes within her community. It is through these personal experiences that Dr. Montour has now dedicated her career to the prevention and treatment of the disease of Obesity and its comorbidities.

Areas of expertise: Diabetes, lipids, endocrinology, telehealth services


DISCLOSURES: Dr. Montour has no disclosures.