Brenda M. May,DO, FACOOG

DO, FACOOG

Gynecologic Oncologist

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Location
CTCA Atlanta
Specialties
Primary specialty: Gynecologic Oncology
Education
Medical school: Touro University California Vallejo, California
Residency:

Obstetrics and gynecology - Memorial Hospital, York, Pennsylvania

Fellowship:

Gynecologic oncology - York Hospital Wellspan, York, Pennsylvania

Advanced degrees:

Bachelor of Arts, Business Management - St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California

Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry - Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, California

Certifications

Obstetrics and Gynecology – American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gynecology Oncology Fellowship – American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Osteopathic Association

A gynecologic oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Atlanta, Dr. Brenda M. May is dedicated to caring for patients with gynecologic malignancies. She provides cancer treatment options to patients with gynecologic cancers including ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulvar.

Dr. May joined CTCA® in July 2019. A board-certified physician by the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, with subspecialty fellowship training in Gynecologic Oncology by the American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Osteopathic Association, Dr. May focuses on the needs of the whole patient. Dr. May has a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques, including robotic surgery, and is excited about the advancement of immunotherapy for cancer treatment.

“I firmly believe that as physicians, we should always treat the patient, not the disease,” says Dr. May. “My goal is to treat each patient with kindness, dignity and respect and to provide prompt, compassionate and thoughtful care.”

Dr. May received a Bachelor of Arts degree in business management at St. Mary’s College of California in Moraga, California. She then earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California. Dr. May completed a Doctor of Osteopathy degree from Touro University California in Vallejo, California. Following medical school, she completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and served as chief resident at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. Dr. May also completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at York Hospital Wellspan in York, Pennsylvania.

Dr. May is an active member of several professional organizations including the Society for Gynecologic Oncology, American Osteopathic Association, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She has worked in a variety of healthcare settings and is interested in clinical research.

Outside of CTCA, Dr. May enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter. Together they are avid equestrians. They breed, train and show warmblood hunter/jumper horses and ponies. When not at work or in the barn, Dr. May is most likely to be found in the kitchen experimenting with new culinary recipes.

Patient ratings
Star ratings and comments are only available for medical, radiation and gynecologic oncologists. Gynecologic surgical offerings are not included at this time due to a different survey tool required to evaluate these services. CTCA uses a validated Press Ganey® survey, which captures patient experience feedback for the primary oncology services of chemotherapy and radiation therapy at our comprehensive care and research centers. Following industry best practice, star ratings and comments are only published for physicians with a minimum of 30 completed patient surveys.