Dr Brendon May is an experienced Interventional Radiologist (IR) specialising in minimally-invasive image-guided procedures. He completed his radiology training in Australia and subspecialist IR fellowship training in Canada.
Dr May obtained his undergraduate degree in medical biochemistry from the University of Queensland and his medical degree from Griffith University on the Gold Coast. He completed his specialist training in diagnostic radiology at the Gold Coast University Hospital, where he was appointed as Chief Registrar of the training cohort.
Dr May’s interest in medical innovation led him to specialise in interventional radiology, which focuses on the most minimally invasive procedures available in medicine. He completed his Interventional Radiology fellowship at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, known for its expertise in trauma, oncology, and multi-organ transplants. There, he gained advanced techniques in procedures such as angioplasty, embolization, and tumor ablation.
Dr May’s areas of interest include embolization for acute hemorrhage in trauma and vascular injury, Interventional Oncology, Genicular Artery Embolization for knee osteoarthritis and post-arthroplasty pain, as well as pulmonary interventions like Bronchial Artery Embolization and treatment of acute pulmonary emboli.
In addition to his private practice, Dr May is an Interventional Radiology consultant at The Prince Charles Hospital, a cardiothoracic medicine specialist center. He is one of the few doctors in Australia performing Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty for patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension. He also has experience at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, where he worked in interventional oncology and trauma. Dr May is involved in medical education and training, mentoring medical students, residents, and registrars.
Dr May prioritises patient-centered care, believing in tailored treatment plans based on individual needs, delivered with compassion and empathy.