Dr Mathew Leonardi is an advanced gynaecological surgeon and sonologist at McMaster University Medical Centre. He is simultaneously finishing his PhD at the University of Sydney which is focused on the utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis and surgical management of endometriosis.
Since immersing himself in the clinical and academic world of endometriosis, he has published over 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles, 4 textbook chapters, and presented at several international congresses (ISUOG, SEUD, AAGL, WFUMB) on endometriosis. He has received numerous awards for his conference presentations on endometriosis. Now, Dr. Leonardi is a nationally and internationally recognized leader in gynaecological surgery and ultrasound. He is an avid researcher, actively contributing academically to the advancement of women’s health. He is a sought after international speaker on endometriosis.
He is currently involved with a variety of local and multicentre international projects on endometriosis, ranging from studies on pathophysiology to assessment of surgical outcomes. He is very dedicated to advancing research to improve clinical care and this will be the major focus of his career.
Dr. Leonardi was appointed a World Endometriosis Junior Ambassador in January 2020 and founding member of the Next Generation Committee at the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology.