Associate Professor

Taymaa May

Gynaecologic Oncology


UHN-Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Research Interests
Ovarian cancer, surgical innovation
Clinical Interests
ovarian cancer
Appointment Status

Dr. Taymaa May received her medical degree from McGill University in Montreal and went on to complete post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Toronto. During residency, Dr. May completed the Clinician Investigator Program and received a Master’s of Science degree from the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto. Following residency, Dr. May completed a 3-year fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/ Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

Dr. May is the surgical oncology lead for Toronto central south, Ontario Health/Cancer Care Ontario and the chair of the Gynecologic Oncology Group of Ontario. She is the director of clinical specialty programs in the department of surgical oncology and a member of the Princess Margaret executive. Dr. May is the current chair of the Gynecologic Oncology of Canada’s (GOC) Annual General Meeting and is a member of GOC’s board of directors. She is the medical director of the University Health Network ovarian cancer serum biobank and a member of the international Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium. Dr. May is a surgical scientist at the University Health Network and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on surgical innovation and translational research in ovarian cancer.


Research Synopsis


Research by Dr. May can be found under the citation May T.