Mathew Leonardi

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Dr Mathew Leonardi HBSc, MD, FRCSC Dr Mathew Leonardi is Assistant Professor at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. He is an advanced gynaecological surgeon and sonologist (ultrasound expert). His clinical interests include endometriosis, gynaecological surgery, and ultrasound. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is immensely curious about all things endometriosis, but particularly keen to improve the diagnosis, reduce the diagnostic delay, and use non-invasive tools to help understand the disease, the best treatment options, and the progression. He has worked to further this agenda within diverse national and international organisations including EndoAct Canada, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has written over 50 publications since 2018 and is invited to present regularly at national and international conferences. He is currently a lead author on the update Cochrane Review on diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive imaging tests for endometriosis. He has been awarded numerous national and international prizes for teaching and research. You can follow Mathew on Instagram (@DrMathewLeonardi), Twitter (@MathewLeonardi), Facebook (@DrMathewLeonardi).

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Ultrasound for diagnosing endometriosis: the latest evidence

In this blog for people with endometriosis, Dr Mathew Leonardi, Surgeon and Sonologist at McMaster University and Dr James Duffy, Clinical Fellow at King’s Fertility, discuss the latest Cochrane evidence on the use of ultrasound to diagnose endometriosis. They both reflect on the current research evidence, latest developments in the use of ultrasound in the diagnosis of endometriosis, and how the effective use of ultrasound could reduce delays in diagnosis.