Dr. Andrew McIvor


Andrew McIvor


Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine

Firestone Insitute of Respiratory Health, St. Joseph's Healthcare



Dr. McIvor is originally from Belfast in Northern Ireland.  He qualified with an Honour’s degree in Medicine from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1984.  After completing his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, he immigrated to Canada in 1989. He trained in Respiratory Medicine at the University of Toronto and obtained an MRC grant to study in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University where he spent time working in the field of obstructive lung disease and obtained his MSc.

Dr. McIvor’s major clinical and research interests are in Knowledge Translation in asthma and COPD. He is the author of more than a 100 scientific papers.

Dr. McIvor has just completed a 5-year term as Chairman of the Asthma Committee of the Canadian Thoracic Society and as an examiner in Respirology for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada.

At the present time he is a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and a Staff Respirologist at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.