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Khalil Sivjee, MD, FCCP, FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Phone: 416-480-6100


  • 2007, Master Teachers Program, University of Toronto
  • 2006, FRCPC, Respiratory and Internal Medicine, Canada
  • 2001, Fellow Pulmonary and Critical Care, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York City, USA
  • 1998, Chief Medical Resident, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1994, MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA

Appointments & Affiliations

  • Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Canada
  • Staff Pulmonologist, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Chief Medical Director, RBC Royal Bank of Canada

Recent Publications

See current publication list at PubMed

  1. Roberts H, Walker-Dilks C, Sivjee K, Ung Y, Yasufuku K, Hey A, Lewis N; Screening high-risk populations for lung cancer: guideline recommendations. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Oct;8(10):1232-7.
  2. Smith SD, Sivjee K. Defining training needs, core competencies and future certification for Canadian hospitalists. CMAJ. 2012 Oct 2;184(14):1557-8.
  3. Wong BM, Cheung CM, Dharamshi H, Dyal S, Kiss A, Morra D, Quan S, Sivjee K, Etchells EE Getting the message: a quality improvement initiative to reduce pages sent to the wrong physician. BMJ Qual Saf. 2012 Oct;21(10):855-62. Epub 2011 Nov 7.
  4. Wong BM, Quan S, Cheung CM, Morra D, Rossos PG, Sivjee K, Wu R, Etchells EE. Frequency and clinical importance of pages sent to the wrong physician. Arch Intern Med. 2009 Jun 8;169(11):1072-3.
  5. L.Y. Fung , E. Halpern, K. Sivjee. An approach to the patient with reading difficulties in the primary care setting Journal of Neurolinguistics 24 (2011) 89-95
  6. Dahele M, Ung Y, Meharchand J, Shulman H, Zeldin R, Behzadi A, Simone C, Cheng S, Weigensberg C, Sivjee K. Integrating regional and community lung cancer services to improve patient care. Curr Oncol. 2007 Dec;14(6):234-7.
  7. Urban MK, Jules-Elysee KM, Beckman JB, Sivjee K, Pulmonary injury in patients undergoing complex spine surgery. Spine, 2005 May-Jun; 5(3):269-76.
  8. Bona R, Sivjee K, The efficacy and safety of oral anticoagulation in patients with cancer. Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 1995; 74(4):1055-8