Dr Montague graduated in 1996 with honours from the University of Glasgow Medical School where she received the prestigious Brunton Memorial Prize as the most distinguished graduate of the year. She was also awarded the Hall Prize for Paediatrics and the Cullen Medal for Surgery.
She completed advanced specialty training in Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck Surgery in Dundee and Edinburgh. She undertook a one year fellowship in Paediatric Otolaryngology at Yorkhill Children's Hospital, Glasgow. She was appointed to the University Department of Otolaryngology in Edinburgh as a Consultant ENT Surgeon with a specialist interest in Paediatric Otolaryngology in 2007.
She enjoys all aspects of her current Paediatric ENT practice at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh where she is currently lead clinician for Paediatric ENT services. She makes a significant contribution to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training as well as acting as an examiner in the Final MB examinations at the University of Edinburgh School of Medicine.
She serves as a council member for the British Association for Paediatric Otolaryngology promoting excellence in the field and is a member of the teaching faculty of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.