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Nisha Andany, MD, MPH, FRCP(C)

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room H2 66
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 66044
Fax: 416-480-4268

Clinical Assistant (infectious disease clinic): Erin Ghironi
Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 67249
Fax: 416-480-4786

Clinical Assistant (HIV clinic): Ulysis Antoine
Phone: 416-480-6044
Fax: 416-480-4268

Clinical Assistant (IV antibiotic therapy clinic): Charlotte Karunanithy
Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 67363
Fax: 416-480-4930


  • B.Sc., 2007, health studies and biology, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • MD, 2011, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCPC, 2015, internal medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCPC, 2016, adult infectious diseases, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MPH, 2018, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, U.S.

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Affiliate scientist, Evaluative Clinical SciencesIntegrated Community Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Staff physician, division of infectious diseases, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Assistant professor, department of medicine, University of Toronto
  • Educational lead, division of infectious diseases, Sunnybrook

Research Foci:

  • HIV
  • Women's health

Research Summary:

Dr. Andany’s research areas of interest include aging and co-morbidities in people living with HIV, with a focus on reproductive issues in women living with HIV.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

  1. Andany N, Kaida A, de Pokomandy A, Yudin MH, Wang L, Kennedy VL, Webster K, Loutfy M. Prevalance and correlates of early onset menopause among women living with HIV in Canada. Menopause (accepted for publication).
  2. Kteily-Hawa R, Andany N, Wang Y, Logie CH, Tharao W, Conway T, Webster K, de Pokomandy A, Kaida A, Hogg B & Loutfy M. Quality of life of older women living with HIV: Comparative assessment of physical and mental health-related markers using a large Canadian sexual and reproductive health cohort study. HIV Res Clin Prac. 2019 Apr;20(2):35–47.
  3. Vijh R, Shah R, & Andany N. A 60-year-old woman with recurrent cellulitis. CMAJ. 2019 Mar;191(9):E257–259.
  4. Djelic L, Andany N, Craig J, Daneman N, Simor A, Leis JA. Automatic notification and infectious diseases consultation for patients with staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Jul;9(3):282–283. PMID: 29699836.
  5. MacFadden DR, LaDelfa A, Leen J, Gold WL, Daneman N, Weber E, Al-Busaidi I, Petrescu D, Saltzman I, Devlin M, Andany N, Leis JA. Impact of reported beta-lactam allergy on inpatient outcomes: A multicenter prospective cohort study. Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63(7):904–910. PMID: 27402820.