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​
Am J Transplant. 2004 May;4(5):751-7
Cattral MS, Molinari M, Vollmer CM, McGilvray I, Wei A, Walsh M, Adcock L, Marks N, Lilly L, Girgrah N, Levy G, Greig PD, Grant DR
Expert Rev Mol Med. 2001 Mar 28;2001:1-19
Liu M, Chan CW, McGilvray I, Ning Q, Levy GA
Hepatology. 2004 Feb;39(2):291-4
Humar A, McGilvray I, Phillips MJ, Levy GA
Surg Technol Int. 2003;11:39-43
McGilvray ID, Rotstein OD
Am J Transplant. 2003 Apr;3(4):501-4
McGilvray ID, Lajoie G, Humar A, Cattral MS
Curr Opin Crit Care. 2002 Apr;8(2):178-82
McGilvray ID, Greig PD
Surg Technol Int. 2000 Oct;IX:165-169
McGilvray ID, Rotstein OD
Shock. 2002 Jul;18(1):51-7
McGilvray ID, Tsai V, Marshall JC, Dackiw AP, Rotstein OD
Blood. 2000 Nov 1;96(9):3231-40
McGilvray ID, Serghides L, Kapus A, Rotstein OD, Kain KC
Surg Technol Int. 2000;9:165-9
McGilvray ID, Rotstein OD



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