Joseph Montella, MD, MS-HQS, CPE, CPHQ

Lecturer

Joseph Montella

Contact

901 Walnut Street
10th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Joseph.Motella@jefferson.edu

215-503-0174
215-923-7583 fax

Joseph Montella, MD, MS-HQS, CPE, CPHQ

Lecturer

Research & Practice Interests

Quality Outcomes Measurement and Improvement
Patient Safety and High Reliability Organization Training
Physician/Medical Staff Leadership and Accountability
Operational Excellence
Patient Experience

Education

MD, Jefferson Medical College
MS-HQS, Jefferson College of Population Health

Publications

UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

Lecturer, Jefferson College of Population Health

TEACHING

Introduction to Healthcare Quality & Safety

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Montella is currently the Chief Medical Officer at Cooper University Healthcare in Camden, NJ. At Cooper, Dr. Montella has played an integral role in helping service line leaders and division heads craft individualized quality metrics for their groups that align with organization goals in order to improve value while maximizing reimbursement and reducing cost. He is also the executive physician lead of Cooper’s Quality and Patient Safety Organizational Pillar and its HRO implementation strategy. 

He has presented work on Quality and Patient Experience at the American Association of Physician Leaders National Conference and at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Conference. Throughout his career, Dr. Montella has held various leadership and administrative roles, including Department Chair of Ob-Gyn at Jefferson Medical College and the President of the American Urogynecologic Society.

He received his Doctor of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College then completed a residency in Ob-Gyn at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. He earned a Master of Science degree in Healthcare Quality and Safety from the Jefferson College of Population Health and is a Certified Physician Executive through the Certifying Commission of Medical Management.  In addition, He is currently a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality through the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ).  He is a member of NAHQ, the American College of Healthcare Executives, and the American Association of Physician Leaders.    He is Board Certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.