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​
Viruses. 2017 Apr 24;9(4):
Kozak RA, Hattin L, Biondi MJ, Corredor JC, Walsh S, Xue-Zhong M, Manuel J, McGilvray ID, Morgenstern J, Lusty E, Cherepanov V, McBey BA, Leishman D, Feld JJ, Bridle B, Nagy É
J Vis Commun Med. 2017 Mar 14;:1-6
Qu J, Fung A, Kelly P, Tait G, Greig PD, Agur A, McGilvray ID, Jenkinson J
Ann Surg Oncol. 2017 Feb 03;:
Aravinthan AD, Bruni SG, Doyle AC, Thein HH, Goldaracena N, Issachar A, Lilly LB, Selzner N, Bhat M, Sreeharsha B, Selzner M, Ghanekar A, Cattral MS, McGilvray ID, Greig PD, Renner EL, Grant DR, Sapisochin G
ACS Nano. 2016 Dec 31;:
MacParland SA, Tsoi KM, Ouyang B, Ma XZ, Manuel J, Fawaz A, Ostrowski MA, Alman BA, Zilman A, Chan WC, McGilvray ID
Curr Opin Organ Transplant. 2016 Dec 21;:
Bartczak A, McGilvray I, Keating A
Endocrinology. 2016 Dec 14;:jc20161596
Zeng K, Tian L, Patel R, Shao W, Song Z, Liu L, Manuel J, Ma X, McGilvray I, Cummins CL, Weng J, Jin T
Am J Transplant. 2016 Aug 22;
Knaak M, Goldaracena N, Doyle A, Cattral MS, Greig PD, Lilly L, McGilvray ID, Levy GA, Ghanekar A, Renner EL, Grant DR, Selzner M, Selzner N
Nat Mater. 2016 Aug 15;
Tsoi KM, MacParland SA, Ma XZ, Spetzler VN, Echeverri J, Ouyang B, Fadel SM, Sykes EA, Goldaracena N, Kaths JM, Conneely JB, Alman BA, Selzner M, Ostrowski MA, Adeyi OA, Zilman A, McGilvray ID, Chan WC
Transplant Direct. 2015 Sep;1(8):e30
Goldaracena N, Spetzler VN, Sapisochin G, J E, Moritz K, Cattral MS, Greig PD, Lilly L, McGilvray ID, Levy GA, Ghanekar A, Renner EL, Grant DR, Selzner M, Selzner N
Nutr Diabetes. 2016;6(7):e220
Ma DW, Arendt BM, Hillyer LM, Fung SK, McGilvray I, Guindi M, Allard JP



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