David McCready, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Gattuso Chair
in Breast Surgical Oncology
Department of Surgical Oncology
University of Toronto
David McCready, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS, is a Breast Cancer Surgeon at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. He holds the Gattuso Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology and is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. His professional life has been dedicated to the care of women with breast cancer.
During Dr McCready’s tenure as Head of the Breast Cancer Group at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, he was involved in the design and construction of the M. Lau Breast Centre and the Weekend to End Breast Cancer Survivorship Centre. He was instrumental in the creation of the Gattuso Rapid Diagnostic Centre, where women with concerning breast problems can be evaluated and diagnosed on a same-day basis.
Dr McCready has co-authored an extensive series of patient education manuals at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and breast cancer treatment guidelines through Cancer Care Ontario. He is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and has been involved with the design, initiation, recruitment, evaluation, and publication of a number of randomized clinical trials that have improved breast cancer care.