MEET DR. MONTGOMERY
Dr. Jes Montgomery is a psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience, specializing in General Psychology, Addiction Medicine, Substance Use and Addictive Disorders, Problematic Sexual Behavior, and other Process Addictions. He has worked extensively in Trauma and PTSD, helping clients heal from sexual abuse.
As the Medical Director of APN Dallas, Dr. Montgomery provides compassionate care on an individualized basis, overseeing clients’ medical needs and supporting them with short-term symptom management and long-term recovery goals.
EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND
Dr. Montgomery was born and raised in South Louisiana, where he completed his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and earned his medical degree at Louisiana State University’s School of Medicine. He relocated to the Dallas area in 1995 after completing his Family Medicine (1983) and Psychiatry (1995) residencies.
Dr. Montgomery is certified in Addiction Medicine by ASAM, Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He has served in various capacities for behavioral health companies as the Program Director, Chief Medical Director, Chief Medical Officer, and is the Co-Founder of ViviHealth and Recovery Ally.
As a published researcher, Dr. Montgomery has presented at various professional events around the world on topics like boundaries in addiction treatment, professionalism and ethics, and specific issues related to the LGTBQIA+ client population. He is a member of the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and has presented at the National Association of Lesbian & Gay Addiction Professionals.