• Portrait of Alon Altman.
  • Professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
    WN50014 – Women’s Hospital
    820 Sherbrook Street
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9

    Phone: 204-787-3684  
    Fax: 204-787-2314

    Twitter: @DrAlonAltman

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross-appointments.

Research summary

Dr. Altman's research interests include perioperative care, hormonal therapy, ovarian cancer and vulvar cancer. His pursuits are to continue providing quality evidence based treatment of cancer in Manitoba while building a research program to improve outcomes and survival.

  • Research themes

    • Hormones and malignancy
    • Ovarian cancer
    • Perioperative care
    • Enhanced recovery after surgery
    • GTD/GTN
  • Research affiliations

    • CancerCare Manitoba Research Institute; affiliate scientist
  • Research groups

    • Manitoba Ovarian Cancer Outcomes (MOCO) study group
    • Manitoba Ovarian Cancer Research (MOCR) group


Dr. Alon Altman is a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the Rady Faculty of Health Sceinces. He is also a gynecologic oncologist at the Health Sciences Centre/Cancercare Manitoba.

He has a strong interest in undergraduate/postgraduate education and research.

Dr. Altman is the president elect for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada (GOC), the program director for the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, chair of the University Medical Group (UMG), vice chair for the Medical Management Safety Committee (MMSC) at CancerCare Manitoba, the current Gynecologic oncology track lead for the FIGO 2021 Scientific planning committee and the previous co-chair of the Canadian Obstetrics and Gynecology Review program (COGRP).

He is actively involved in multiple university, national and international committees.

  • Education

    • Fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, University of Calgary (2011)
    • Residency in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dalhousie University (2009)
    • Doctor of Medicine, University of British Columbia (2004)
    • Bachelor of Science, Honours Program in Genetics, University of British Columbia (2000)
  • Awards

    • Carl Nimrod Award, Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Canada (2020)
    • Atlee lecturer for Dalhousie’s 150th anniversary (November 2018)
    • Professional Association of Residents and Interns of Manitoba (PARIM) Educator of the year nominee (2013/14)
    • The Society of Gynecologic Oncology People’s choice poster presentation (2012)
    • Dr. Clara Christie Day Research Award (2011)

Contact us

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
260 Brodie Centre - 727 McDermot Avenue
University of Manitoba, Bannatyne Campus
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada