Duane R. Monteith, MD, FACS is a board certified and fellowship trained cardiothoracic surgeon serving southern New Jersey including Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Atlantic counties. He specializes in minimally invasive thoracic surgery (robotic and VATS) and thoracic surgical oncology. He also promotes the importance of lung cancer screening and lung nodule surveillance.

Dr. Monteith strives to establish strong, communicative relationships with his patients to ensure they receive an optimal level of care from the initial consultation to long after their recovery. He takes a collaborative approach to patient-centered care and values careful listening. He is affiliated with Jefferson Health New Jersey and is the director of Thoracic Oncology at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center - Washington Township.



Dr. Monteith received his Bachelors of Science degree from Howard University with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry, where he graduated magna cum laude and was inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa. He then stayed on to receive his Doctorate of Medicine from Howard University College of Medicine (for which he was awarded the distinguished Trustees Scholarship, a full-tuition merit-based scholarship).

He completed his General Surgery residency and chief residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He received his fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.


Duane Monteith, MD | South Jersey Thoracic Surgery
Duane Monteith, MD | South Jersey Thoracic Surgery
Duane Monteith, MD | South Jersey Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Monteith is board certified in Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). Learn why certification matters.


He holds medical licenses in the states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

He is also a member of many professional organizations including:

- American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP)

- American College of Surgeons (ACS)

- American Medical Association (AMA)

- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

- Eastern Cardiothoracic Surgical Society

- Frank C. Spencer Surgical Society

- Medical Society of New Jersey

- Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

- Society of Robotic Surgery

- Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)



Outside of work, Dr. Monteith plays an active role in his community and participates in several outreach and mentorship programs. He resides in Southampton, NJ, where he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young sons.