Doctor Details

Dr Meryta May  MBBS (QLD), B.Med Sci, FRACP, FRPCA

Dr Meryta May MBBS (QLD), B.Med Sci, FRACP, FRPCA

SPECIALTY AREA Infectious Disease Medicine
Paediatric Medicine

Suite 1, Level 4
St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital
457 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill QLD 4000


Located on St Andrews War Memorial Hospital Campus

Dr May is a Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician and Microbiologist. She has been working in the fields of paediatric infectious diseases and microbiology since 2002, and is a staff microbiologist at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology, and a staff specialist at the Queensland Children’s Hospital. She recently commenced seeing patients privately at St Andrew's. 

As well as a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, she has a Bachelor of Medical Science and holds Fellowships in both Microbiology and Paediatric Infectious Diseases.  She has a particular interest in infectious disease diagnostics and has published on a wide range of paediatric infectious disease topics, including pertussis, human parechovirus, influenza, neonatal sepsis, osteomyelitis in children, tropical diseases and complicated sinusitis.  Dr May is a member of the Australian Society for Infectious Disease and the National Certification Committee for the eradication of polio. She is an editor for the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, and a Quality Assurance Program Reviewer for the Royal Australasian College of Pathologists.

Dr May has a broad interest in paediatric infectious diseases and would be very pleased to offer advice and consultation on many areas including:

  • recurrent skin and soft tissue infections
  • bone and joint infections
  • immunization-related queries or concerns
  • congenital infections
  • interpretation of microbiological and serological results
  • travel-related infections or exposures.