Juan Manuel Montero Vázquez

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Montero and the second or maternal family name is Vázquez.
Juan Manuel Montero Vázquez
Born (1947-12-29)29 December 1947
Palencia, Spain
Died 21 May 2012(2012-05-21) (aged 64)
Tel Aviv, Israel
Allegiance Spain
Service/branch Spanish Army
Years of service 1972–2012
Rank General de División Médico
Commands held Spanish medical corps

Juan Manuel Montero Vázquez (29 December 1947 – 21 May 2012) was a Spanish military surgeon who held the rank of a General de División Médico and served as the surgeon general of the Spanish armed medical service, called the Inspector General de Sanidad de la Defensa.

Montero was born in Palencia. He joined the army in the rank of a Teniente (MC) in 1972 and held several assignments at the Gómez Ulla Military Hospital.[1] In May 2012, while participating a special NATO medical officials conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, Montero Vázquez died suddenly of heart failure.[2] He was 64.