Considered one of the nation’s leading specialists in sports medicine and knee surgery, Jim Montgomery’s accolades are many. An official member of the U.S. Olympic team, he has held the top medical positions in the Olympics organization – as Physician to the U.S. Delegation for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and Head Physician for the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona as well as an eight–year stint as the USOC’s Vice Chairman of Sports Medicine. In 2011 Dr. Montgomery was named as one of the 25 Great Physicians in Texas as well as well as one of the 70 Top Knee Surgeons in American with Becker’s ASC Review. Since 1995 Dr. Montgomery has been included in the “Best Doctors in America” list and in D Magazine since its inception.
Dr. Montgomery has trained more than 200 surgeons while serving as Clinical Professor of UT Southwestern. Dr. Montgomery has been honored with the Pete Matson Award twice, as well as the Charles Reinert Award in 2010 for Teaching Excellence, an honor given each year for distinguished educators.
He was honored by the Fort Worth Orthopedic program with their 2002 teaching award. He served as the Dallas Board Review Instructor for knee and sports medicine from 1984-2004. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
A fly-fishing enthusiast, one of Dr. Montgomery’s favorite places is Montana.