Dr Niamh Tallon completed her honours science degree from Trinity College Dublin and went on to do her medical training at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dr Tallon did her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Saskatchewan. She then came to Vancouver to pursue a fellowship in Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (GREI) at the University of British Columbia.

In addition to treating infertility in private practice at Olive fertility centre, Dr Tallon is a Clinical Assistant Professor at UBC and actively involved in resident and medical student teaching. She works as part of a team of healthcare providers at the women’s reproductive health program, BCWH, dealing with early pregnancy complications.

Dr Tallon’s special interest includes the impact of aging on fertility treatments and developing strategies to overcome this. She has recently published a guideline for fertility preservation in reproductively aged women.


Actively involved at the level of medical students and residency training for Obstetrics and Gynecology.


• 2015, Practice guideline: fertility preservation for the reproductive aged woman. Current Oncology, 2015: 22(4), e294-304

• 2013, Congenital ampullary atresia of the fallopian tube and co-existence of fimbrial tissue. Journal of Genital System Disorders. June 28, 2013, S1

• 2012 JOGC, Image of the month: Quintuplets: Rare event following Clomiphene Citrate Therapy. JOGC, 2012; 34(3):217 with subsequent “Response to the Editor”, JOGC, 2012, 34(7):616-617