Faculty Members

Dr. Aldo Montano-Loza

Associate Professor

Department of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology
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About Me

Aldo J. Montano-Loza, MD, MSc, PhD, FAASLD, FACG

Dr. Montano-Loza graduated from the University of Guadalajara (1998) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (2005, 2007), where he obtained his degrees in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy. He went on to obtain further training in Autoimmune Liver Diseases under the mentorship of Dr. Albert J. Czaja at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota in 2008, and in 2009 he finished an Advanced Hepatology Fellowship at the University of Alberta. In addition, Dr. Montano-Loza successfully obtained his Master and Doctoral degree in Medical Sciences (2008, 2013). 

Dr. Montano-Loza was recruited as Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alberta in 2009 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015. Currently, he is the Program Director of the Advanced Hepatology Fellowship, and the Director of the Autoimmune Liver Disease Clinic. He was elected president of the Canadian Liver Transplant Network in 2017. 

Dr. Montano-Loza is the recipient of International and National Awards. He has published over 130 original publications as lead author in high-impact scientific journals including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology and Nature Premiers, largely in the areas of his major interest in autoimmune liver diseases, liver transplantation and evaluation of body composition in cirrhosis. 

Link to publications: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Montano-Loza


Research Keywords

Autoimmune Liver Diseases, Body composition, Cirrhosis, Education, Fellowship, Hepatology, Liver transplantation