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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Evelyn Montalvo Stanton In The News

September 7, 2021
When parents don't make up their minds to vaccinate their children against COVID-19, Las Vegas pediatrician Todd Zimmerman informs them that his family, including his two teenage sons, have been vaccinated.
September 7, 2021
When parents remain on the fence about getting their children vaccinated against COVID-19, Las Vegas pediatrician Todd Zimmerman informs them that his family, including his two teenagers, have all gotten their shots.
August 16, 2021
Medical professionals throughout the globe, including right here in Southern Nevada, are looking into reports of long-hauler symptoms in children recovering from COVID-19.
August 16, 2021
As the debate over the COVID-19 vaccine continues to spark conversations across the valley, soon another shot will be hitting headlines and pharmacies. The flu shot is only a few weeks away from rolling out and rolling sleeves up.

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