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 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
Ann Surg. 2015 Jun 23;
Goldaracena N, Sapisochin G, Spetzler V, Echeverri J, Kaths M, Cattral MS, Greig PD, Lilly L, McGilvray ID, Levy GA, Ghanekar A, Renner EL, Grant DR, Selzner M, Selzner N
Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2015;2015:796461
Liu B, McGilvray I, Chen L
Clin Transplant. 2015 May 26;
Jamal AJ, Resende MR, Prochnow T, McGilvray I, Pilewski JM, Crespo MM, Singer LG, McCurry KR, Kolls JK, Keshavjee S, Conrad Liles W, Husain S
Liver Transpl. 2015 Apr 17;
Doyle A, Rabie RN, Mokhtari A, Cattral M, Ghanekar A, Grant D, Greig P, Levy G, Lilly L, McGilvray I, Selzner M, Selzner N, Renner EL
Liver Transpl. 2015 Apr 10;
Knaak J, McVey M, Bazerbachi F, Goldaracena N, Spetzler V, Selzner N, Cattral M, Greig P, Lilly L, McGilvray I, Levy G, Ghanekar A, Renner E, Grant D, Hawryluck L, Selzner M



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