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
Liver Transplantation is Equally Effective as a Salvage Therapy for Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma Recurrence Following Radiofrequency Ablation or Liver Resection with Curative Intent.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2018 Jan 11;:
Mapping of hepatic vasculature in potential living liver donors: comparison of gadoxetic acid-enhanced MR imaging using CAIPIRINHA technique with CT angiography.
Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Nov 11;:
J Vis Surg. 2017;3:43
Avoiding ICU Admission by Using a Fast-Track Protocol Is Safe in Selected Adult-to-Adult Live Donor Liver Transplant Recipients.
Transplant Direct. 2017 Oct;3(10):e213
Extreme hepatic resections for the treatment of advanced hepatoblastoma: Are planned close margins an acceptable approach?
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2017 Sep 17;:
Pancreas Transplantation With Portal-Enteric Drainage for Patients With Endocrine and Exocrine Insufficiency From Extensive Pancreatic Resection.
Transplant Direct. 2017 Sep;3(9):e203
Preserving the Pancreas Graft: Outcomes of Surgical Repair of Duodenal Leaks in Enterically Drained Pancreas Allografts.
Transplant Direct. 2017 Jul;3(7):e179
Characteristics of liver transplant candidates delisted following recompensation and predictors of such delisting in alcohol-related liver disease: a case-control study.
Transpl Int. 2017 Jul 07;:
Early Intervention With Live Donor Liver Transplantation Reduces Resource Utilization in NASH: The Toronto Experience.
Transplant Direct. 2017 Jun;3(6):e158
Replication and Oncolytic Activity of an Avian Orthoreovirus in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells.
Viruses. 2017 Apr 24;9(4):
Senior Scientist, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute (TGHRI)
Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto