Ian McGilvray, PhD, MD, FRCSC

Dr. McGilvray studied medicine at McGill University, graduating in 1993. He entered the General Surgery training program at the University of Toronto that same year. During his residency, he undertook graduate studies in Dr. Ori Rotstein’s laboratory and obtained a PhD in Cell Biology. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2001. After a clinical fellowship in Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery at the Toronto General Hospital, he began his appointment at the University Health Network in 2003. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto.

  • Diseases of the liver, particularly viral hepatitis
  • Transplant immunology
  • Hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury
  • Vascular reconstructive techniques for locally advanced liver and pancreas cancer
  • Applicability of transplantation to oncology diagnoses​
J Surg Res. 1998 Dec;80(2):272-9
McGilvray ID, Lu Z, Wei AC, Rotstein OD
J Biol Chem. 1998 Nov 27;273(48):32222-9
McGilvray ID, Lu Z, Wei AC, Dackiw AP, Marshall JC, Kapus A, Levy G, Rotstein OD
World J Surg. 1998 Feb;22(2):179-86
McGilvray ID, Rotstein OD
Shock. 1997 Dec;8(6):432-8
Davreux CJ, Soric I, Nathens AB, Watson RW, McGilvray ID, Suntres ZE, Shek PN, Rotstein OD
Arch Surg. 1997 Nov;132(11):1165-9; discussion 1170
Jones JJ, McGilvray ID, Nathens AB, Bitar R, Rotstein OD
Infect Immun. 1997 Jun;65(6):2362-70
Dackiw AP, Grinstein S, Brisseau GF, McGilvray ID, Nathens AB, McGuire JA, Romanek R, Cheung PY, Rotstein OD
J Biol Chem. 1997 Apr 11;272(15):10287-94
McGilvray ID, Lu Z, Bitar R, Dackiw AP, Davreux CJ, Rotstein OD
Arch Surg. 1996 Dec;131(12):1273-8; discussion 1278-9
Dackiw AP, McGilvray ID, Woodside M, Nathens AB, Marshall JC, Rotstein OD



Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto