Steven J. Montante, M.D., a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, has been welcomed to the medical staff of Southern Ohio Medical Center. He is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Montante received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa. He completed is surgical training and a residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center in Richmond, Va. In addition to his clinical training, he completed a fellowship in wound healing research. Dr. Montante is currently accepting patients. He will be in practice with the SOMC Surgical Associates, located at 1711 27th St., Braunlin Building, Suite 402 in Portsmouth. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 740-356-3562.