McCready, D. R.

David R. McCready, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Division of General Surgery
Princess Margaret Hospital 610 University Avenue Surgical Oncology, 
Room 3-135
Toronto, ON
M5G 2M9

Tel: 416 946-6510
Fax: 416 946-6590

Dr. David McCready

Breast Cancer Site Group Leader, Princess Margaret Hospital

Medical School:
University of Toronto

General Surgery Training:
University of Toronto

Fellowship Training:
MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, Texas


Breast and melanoma

Research activities:
Clinical trials regarding the optimal breast cancer treatment, health services regarding optimal delivery of treatments, sentinel lymph node biopsy


Dr. David McCready completed medical school and General Surgery residency at the University of Toronto. During residency, he completed a Masters of Science studying the effects of prostaglandins on gastric mucosa and ulceration. Subsequently, he completed a Surgical Oncology Fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

Dr. McCready is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. He is currently on active staff at the Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital and Women’s College Hospital. His specialty interests include breast cancer and melanoma.

Dr. McCready holds The Gattuso Chair in Breast Surgical Oncology at Princess Margaret Hospital and is Head of the Breast Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital. He is principle investigator of the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project at the Princess Margaret Hospital site and is a member of the Breast Site Executive of the National Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group.