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​
Transplant Proc. 2012 Jun;44(5):1351-6
Ghanekar A, Kashfi A, Cattral M, Selzner N, McGilvray I, Selzner M, Renner E, Lilly L, Levy G, Grant D, Greig P
Gastroenterology. 2012 May;142(5):1122-1131.e1
McGilvray I, Feld JJ, Chen L, Pattullo V, Guindi M, Fischer S, Borozan I, Xie G, Selzner N, Heathcote EJ, Siminovitch K
Surg Endosc. 2012 May;26(5):1220-30
Fox AM, Pitzul K, Bhojani F, Kaplan M, Moulton CA, Wei AC, McGilvray I, Cleary S, Okrainec A
Liver Transpl. 2012 Mar;18(3):315-22
Sandhu L, Sandroussi C, Guba M, Selzner M, Ghanekar A, Cattral MS, McGilvray ID, Levy G, Greig PD, Renner EL, Grant DR
Am J Transplant. 2012 Jan;12(1):226-32
Bazerbachi F, Selzner M, Marquez MA, Norgate A, Aslani N, McGilvray ID, Schiff J, Cattral MS
Transpl Int. 2012 Jan;25(1):69-77
Reichman TW, Sandroussi C, Grant DR, Cattral MS, Greig PD, Levy G, McGilvray ID
Transplantation. 2011 Nov 15;92(9):1039-43
Bazerbachi F, Selzner M, Boehnert MU, Marquez MA, Norgate A, McGilvray ID, Schiff J, Cattral MS
Liver Transpl. 2011 Dec;17(12):1404-11
Reichman TW, Sandroussi C, Azouz SM, Adcock L, Cattral MS, McGilvray ID, Greig PD, Ghanekar A, Selzner M, Levy G, Grant DR
J Hepatol. 2012 Jan;56(1):153-9
Selzner N, Liu H, Boehnert MU, Adeyi OA, Shalev I, Bartczak AM, Xue-Zhong M, Manuel J, Rotstein OD, McGilvray ID, Grant DR, Phillips MJ, Levy GA, Selzner M



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