John Montford, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Renal Med Diseases/Hypertension

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Medical School:
  • MD, The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio (2009)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado, Internal Medicine (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Nephrology (2015)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Renal Med Diseases/Hypertension

Recognition & Awards

  • Chief Nephrology Fellow, UC Hospital Department of Renal Disease and Hypertension (2014)
  • Fellow of the Year, UC Hospital Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program (2013)

Publications

  • Skrypnyk NI, Gist KM, Okamura K, Montford JR, You Z, Yang H, Moldovan R, Bodoni E, Blaine JT, Edelstein CL, Soranno DE, Kirkbride-Romeo LA, Griffin BR, Altmann C, Faubel S. IL-6-mediated hepatocyte production is the primary source of plasma and urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin during acute kidney injury. Kidney Int. 2020 May;97(5):966-979. PubMed PMID: 32081304
  • Montford JR, Lehman AMB, Bauer CD, Klawitter J, Klawitter J, Poczobutt JM, Scobey M, Weiser-Evans M, Nemenoff RA, Furgeson SB. Bone marrow-derived cPLA2a contributes to renal fibrosis progression. J Lipid Res. 2018 Feb;59(2):380-390. PubMed PMID: 29229740
  • Montford JR, Lehman AMB, Bauer CD, Klawitter J, Klawitter J, Poczobutt JM, Scobey M, Weiser-Evans M, Nemenoff RA, Furgeson SB. Bone marrow-derived cPLA2a contributes to renal fibrosis progression. J Lipid Res. 2018 Feb;59(2):380-390. PubMed PMID: 29229740
  • Montford JR, Furgeson SB. A new CTGF target in renal fibrosis. Kidney Int. 2017 Oct;92(4):784-786. PubMed PMID: 28938948
  • Montford JR, Linas S. How Dangerous Is Hyperkalemia?. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Nov;28(11):3155-3165. PubMed PMID: 28778861
  • Ranjit S, Dobrinskikh E, Montford J, Dvornikov A, Lehman A, Orlicky DJ, Nemenoff R, Gratton E, Levi M, Furgeson S. Label-free fluorescence lifetime and second harmonic generation imaging microscopy improves quantification of experimental renal fibrosis. Kidney Int. 2016 Nov;90(5):1123-1128. PubMed PMID: 27555119
  • Montford JR, Lehman AM, Scobey MS, Weiser-Evans MC, Nemenoff RA, Furgeson SB. Cytosolic phospholipase A(2)a increases proliferation and de-differentiation of human renal tubular epithelial cells. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2016 Nov;126:1-8. PubMed PMID: 27554058
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Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN), Associate

Practice Locations

Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
303-399-8020

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2012)
  • Nephrology and Hypertension, Board Certification (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Critical Care
  • Heart and Circulation - High Blood Pressure
  • Immune System - Autoimmune Disorders
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Disease
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Failure
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Interstitial Nephritis
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Stones
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Nephropathy (Nephrosis)
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Kidney Infection
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Preeclampsia
  • Kidneys and Urinary System - Proteinuria
  • Heart and Circulation
  • Immune System
  • Kidneys and Urinary System

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, The University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio (2009)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (2004)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado, Internal Medicine (2012)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Nephrology (2015)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Renal Med Diseases/Hypertension
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