Evelyn Montalvo Stanton

Chair of Pediatrics
Associate Professor, UNLV School of Medicine
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 UNLV School of Medicine.

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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Las Vegas Review Journal
September 5, 2020
Vaccination rates for children are ticking up after plummeting in the spring, when lockdowns and fear of COVID-19 had parents skipping visits to the pediatrician.
Nevada Business
August 13, 2020
Daniel Mathis, CEO of PureCare Living, a Las Vegas-based health care management company, announced the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics will lead medical services and programs for Southern Nevada’s newest pediatric skilled nursing facility, Silver State Pediatric.
Las Vegas Sun
July 8, 2020
The directive that all Nevadans wear a face covering to limit the COVID-19 spread came with a few exceptions: Those with medical conditions making it difficult to breathe, those with a disability that prevents them from wearing a face covering, and young children ages 2-9 are exempt.
Las Vegas Review Journal
June 8, 2020
For more than two weeks, Karen Sombra spent every day and night in a Las Vegas pediatric intensive care unit where her 2½-year-old son was being treated for complications from COVID-19.

Articles Featuring Evelyn Montalvo Stanton

Campus NewsJuly 28, 2020
Colleagues from the UNLV School of Medicine have penned a paper on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children.
Campus NewsApril 9, 2020
A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV’s response to COVID-19 and faculty experts who have helped the community make sense of the pandemic and its impact to daily life.
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Campus NewsMarch 10, 2020
As coronavirus concerns grow, UNLV researchers available to provide expertise.
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ResearchJanuary 29, 2020
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