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Sari Kives

Title: Associate Staff Physician, Section of Gynaecology
Designations: MD, M.Sc., FRCSC
Phone: 416-813-6188
Fax: 416-813-7271
Alternate Contact Name: Hanna Stackhouse
Alternate Phone: 416-813-6188
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U of T Positions: Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Dr. Sari Kives joined the Section of Paediatric Gynaecology in 2003 after completing two fellowships at University of Louisville School of Medicine in Paediatric & Adolescent Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Surgery. She also completed a clinical fellowship at Queen’s University in Contraception Advice, Research and Education.

Kives received her medical degree from the University of Toronto and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia. She is currently Staff and Postgraduate Resident Student Coordinator and Fellowship Director in the Section of Paediatric Gynaecology at SickKids, and Staff and Head of Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.


Kives conducts clinical research in a variety of areas in paediatric and adolescent gynaecology including ovarian pathology, Mullerian anomalies, and contraception.

Education and experience

  • 1991–1995: MD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • 2001–2003: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology & Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowships, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky, United States
  • 2003–present: Active Staff, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • 2003–present: Active Staff, Section of Paediatric Gynaecology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON
  • 2003–present: Courtesy Staff, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON
  • 2006–2009: M.Sc., Clinical Epidemiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • 2012–present: Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON


  • 2019: Chair’s Award for Excellence in Continuing Medical Education Course Coordination – Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto
  • 2018: Best Oral Abstract – Gynecology – Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada


  1. Kives S, Gascon S, Dubuc E, Van Eyk N. No. 341-Diagnosis and Management of Adnexal Torsion in Children, Adolescents, and AdultsJournal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, 2017. 39(2): p. 82-90. Principal Author
  2. Pfeifer SM, Kives SPolycystic ovary syndrome in the adolescent. In: Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 36. 1. 2009. p. 129-52. Co-Principal Author
  3. Kives S. Ovarian Cysts in the Pediatric and Adolescent Population. In: Progress in Paediatric Urology. Volume 11. 2009. p. 28-50. Principal Author
  4. Rachmiel M, Kives SAtenafu E, Hamilton J. Primary amenorrhea as a manifestation of polycystic ovarian syndrome in adolescents: a unique subgroup? Archives of Pediatric Adolescent Medicine. 2008 Jun;162(6):521 Coauthor or Collaborator 
  5. Guilbert E, Broditsky R, Black A, Kives SLeboeuf M, Mirosh M, Senikas V, Wagner MS, Weir E, York-Lowry J, Reid R, Trussell J. Canadian Consensus Guideline on Continuous and Extended Hormonal Contraception, 2007Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada. 2007 July;29 (7 Suppl 2): S1-32. Co-Principal Author

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