Sari L. Kives MD, FRCSC, MSc
Assistant Professor
Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology


St. Michael's Hospital
55 Queen Street East, Suite 507
Toronto, ON, M5C 2T2

Clinical Interests

PAG, minimally invasive surgery

Research Interests

mullerian anomalies, contraception

Dr. Sari Kives joined the Section of Pediatric Gynecology in 2003, after completing a fellowship at the University of Louisville in pediatric gynecology and advanced minimally invasive surgery.  Dr. 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 on staff at The Hospital for Sick Kids and at St. Michael’s Hospital.  She is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and actively involved in the SOGC.

Dr. Kives is involved in the medical and surgical care of children and adolescents with general pediatric gynecology disorders.  She has an interest in advanced gynecological surgery including robotic surgery. She participates in surgery for young women with congenital anomalies of the mullerian system.




Research Synopsis

​Dr. Kives conducts clinical research in a variety of areas in pediatric and adolescent gynecology including ovarian pathology, mullerian anomalies and contraception. She has also published extensively in the area of pediatric gynaecology.

Publications and Awards

Recent Publications

The recurrence rate of ovarian dermoid cysts in pediatric and adolescent girls. Rogers EM, Allen L, Kives S. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2014 Aug;27(4):222-6.

Preoperative risk stratification of adnexal masses: can we predict the optimal surgical management? Rogers EM, Casadiego Cubides G, Lacy J, Gerstle JT, Kives S, Allen L. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2014 Jun;27(3):125-8. 
Trends in menstrual concerns and suppression in adolescents with developmental disabilities. Kirkham YA, Allen L, Kives S, Caccia N, Spitzer RF, Ornstein MP.
J Adolesc Health. 2013 Sep;53(3):407-12. 
Can paediatric and adolescent gynecological care be delivered via Telehealth? Barlow E, Aggarwal A, Johnstone J, Allen L, Kives S, Ornstein M, Spitzer RF, Caccia N.

Ovarian cysts in adolescents: medical and surgical management. Kirkham YA, Kives S.

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