Robert R Montgomery, MD

Professor, the Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(877) 607-5280


Best Doctors 2013
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
  • Hematology
  • Bleeding and clotting disorders
  • Von Willebrand disease

Education & Awards

  • 1969, University of Pittsburgh (PA), MD
  • 1973, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 1977, Scripps Clinic/Research Foundation (CA)
  • 1977, University of Colorado (Denver, CO)
  • 2001 ISTH Investigator Recognition Biennial Award, ISTH XVIIIth Congress, Paris, France
  • 2005 Tibor Greenwalt Scientific Lecture Award, American Association of Blood Banks
  • 2006 Distinguished Service Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • 2011 Leadership in Research Award, National Hemophilia Foundation
  • 2011 Distinguished Career Award, Biennial Award for Contributions to Hemostasis”, at the XXIII Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Kyoto, Japan

Research & Publications

  • Bleeding and blood disorders


  • Molecular and Clinical Biology of VWD - This is an NIH Program Project Grant headed in Milwaukee with subcontracts to 8 University Medical Centers in the USA. There are also subcontracts to Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada and the University of Sheffield in Sheffield, United Kingdom, program director and project leader. Dr. Montgomery is the Program Director of this NIH funded program project (2012-2017).
  • Critical Interactions of FVIII and VWF - This NIH supported project is directed at the role of VWF in gene therapy of hemophilia A by directing the synthesis, storage, and release of FVIII to VWF within platelets or endothelial cells. Dr. Montgomery is the Principal Investigator of this NIH funded project (2011-2016).
  • Comparative Effectiveness in the Diagnosis of VWD. This NIH supported project studies the effectiveness of laboratory and clinical strategies in making the diagnosis of VWD. This project is funded and administered in Milwaukee with 9 subcontracts to other academic centers in the United States, Dr. Montgomery and Dr. Abshire are the Principal Investigators of this NIH funded project (2013-2018).
  • Bleeding Assessment of Neonates Having Cardiac By-pass Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease. This project studies novel micro-methods to evaluate the presence and cause of clinical bleeding during and after heart surgery in infants during their first month of life. Dr. Montgomery is one of the Principal Investigators of this project that is funded by MCW and CHW (2013-2018).