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Brett Montgomery

Associate Professor, MB BS MMedSc W.Aust., DCH, FRACGP

  • The University of Western Australia (M706), 35 Stirling Highway, Room G05, N Block, QEII Medical Centre, Caladenia Crescent, Nedlands

    6009 Perth


  • 330 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Personal profile


Brett is a GP who divides his career between clinical practice and academic work. He completed his GP training in 2006, having begun his academic experience with an academic registrar position at UWA in 2004. He currently coordinates the General Practice teaching for 3rd year medical students in the MD course. His Master of Medical Science thesis explored statin prescribing in Australia and Ireland.

Funding overview

PHCRED/UWA Researcher Development Program Fellowship 2007

Teaching overview

IMED5311/IMED5312 Integrated Medical Practice 2 - General Practice Term Coordinator

External positions

General practitioner, East Fremantle Medical Centre


  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Cardiovascular disease prevention in general practice
  • Influences on prescribing including drug promotion

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Research Output 2007 2016

  • 330 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 5 Letter
  • 4 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Master's Thesis

Towards appropriate imaging: Tips for practice

Mendelson, R. & Montgomery, B., 2016, In : Australian Family Physician. 45, 6, p. 391-395 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diagnostic Imaging
Incidental Findings
Ionizing Radiation
General Practitioners

Treating osteoporosis: concerns about calcium

Montgomery, B. D., 2016, In : Australian Prescriber. 39, 5, p. 150 150 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Statin prescribing in Australian and Irish general practice:a qualitative study

Montgomery, B., 2012, (Unpublished)

Research output: ThesisMaster's Thesis

Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
General Practice
General Practitioners
Decision Making

Folic acid in pregnancy: Is there a link with childhood asthma or wheeze?

Sharland, E., Montgomery, B. & Granell, R., 2011, In : Australian Family Physician. 40, 6, p. 421-424

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

268 Citations (Scopus)

Information from Pharmaceutical Companies and the Quality, Quantity, and Cost of Physicians' Prescribing: A Systematic Review

Spurling, G. K., Mansfield, P. R., Montgomery, B., Lexchin, J., Doust, J., Othman, N. & Vitry, A. I., 2010, In : PLoS Medicine. 7, 10, p. Article number e1000352, 22pp

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


honors and awards
small group

Press / Media

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Brett Montgomery


2 media contributions

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