Ian McGilvray

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 Vis Commun Med. 2016 Jun 3;:1-6
Fung A, Kelly P, Tait G, Greig PD, McGilvray ID
PLoS One. 2016;11(5):e0151829
Mouzaki M, Wang AY, Bandsma R, Comelli EM, Arendt BM, Zhang L, Fung S, Fischer SE, McGilvray IG, Allard JP
Hepatology. 2016 May 14;
Sapisochin G, Goldaracena N, Laurence JM, Dib M, Barbas A, Ghanekar A, Cleary SP, Lilly L, Cattral MS, Marquez M, Selzner M, Renner E, Selzner N, McGilvray ID, Greig PD, Grant DR
Am J Transplant. 2016 Apr 18;
Aravinthan AD, Doyle AC, Issachar A, Dib M, Peretz D, Cattral MS, Ghanekar A, McGilvray ID, Selzner M, Greig PD, Grant DR, Selzner N, Lilly LB, Renner EL
J Virol. 2016 Mar 23;
MacParland SA, Ma XZ, Chen L, Khattar R, Cherepanov V, Selzner M, Feld JJ, Selzner N, McGilvray ID
J Control Release. 2016 Jan 13;
Zhang YN, Poon W, Tavares AJ, McGilvray ID, Chan WC
J Viral Hepat. 2015 Dec 29;
Duarte-Rojo A, Fischer SE, Adeyi O, Zita D, Deneke MG, Selzner N, Chen L, Malespin M, Cotler SJ, McGilvray ID, Feld JJ
Clin Transplant. 2015 Dec 24;
Laurence JM, Barbas AS, Sapisochin G, Marquez MA, Bazerbachi F, Selzner M, Norgate A, McGilvray ID, Schiff J, Ross H, Cattral MS
Transpl Int. 2015 Jul 6;
Spetzler VN, Goldaracena N, Kaths JM, Marquez M, Selzner N, Cattral MS, Greig PD, Lilly L, McGilvray ID, Levy GA, Ghanekar A, Renner EL, Grant DR, Selzner M



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