Evelyn Montalvo Stanton

Chair of Pediatrics
Associate Professor, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Expertise: Pediatrics, Pulmonary Education, Asthma, Pulmonology


Dr. Evelyn Montalvo Stanton is an expert in pediatric pulmonology and pediatric flexible bronchoscopy. Since 2019, she's served as chair of the department of pediatrics at the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV.

Prior to joining UNLV, Montalvo Stanton served as a clinical associate professor of pediatrics at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, as well as the division director of pediatric pulmonology for Barnabas Health Medical Group in New Jersey.

In her medical practice, Dr. Montalvo Stanton has developed an expertise for treating asthma, pneumonias, aerodigestive disorders, chronic lung disease, and chronic respiratory failure in children with neuromuscular disease and special needs children with tracheostomies and ventilators. Her research has appeared in Pediatrics in Review as well as publications of the National Resources Defense Council and the American Lung Association.

While practicing medicine in New Jersey, Montalvo Stanton established a toll free bilingual helpline for asthma-related issues and support events that was accessible to Latino parents, and also created a website to assist parents, schools, and community based organizations with asthma-related topics.


  • M.D., Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Columbia Campus Fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Residency in Pediatrics, UMDNJ-University Hospital

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Evelyn Montalvo Stanton In The News

Voice of America
April 6, 2022
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than half of new coronavirus infections in the United States are from the super-contagious BA.2 subvariant. Do you mean that the restrictions and isolations are back? Adriana Arévalo explains to us.
K.L.A.S. T.V. 8 News Now
January 26, 2022
The free COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Tests from the government have begun arriving at properties. There are hopes it will assist stop the additional unfold of coronavirus.
January 15, 2022
Dr. Evelyn Montalvo-Stanton, head of Pediatrics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), explained that “there are two different viruses that are attacking the person. If the person has the flu and covid vaccine, it will not hit them hard. But it is a combination. It is not a new variant. It is not a new virus.”
Voice of America
January 15, 2022
Flurone or coronaflu, or what is the same, the simultaneous contagion of COVID-19 and influenza in the same patient, is not a new variant of the coronavirus, but a double infection that can be prevented, clarified specialists consulted by the Voice of America .

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