Khalil Sivjee, MD, FRCPC, FCCP

 

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Biography

Khalil Sivjee, MD, FRCPC, FCCP, is a respirologist at Cleveland Clinic Canada and specializes in diseases of the chest including the lungs and respiratory tract. Dr. Sivjee is also the Head of the Division of Respirology and cross appointed in General Internal Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Raised in Connecticut, Dr. Sivjee earned a Bachelor of Arts in Health Care Organization and Policy from Brown University and completed his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Connecticut. Completing his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital as Chief Medical Resident and a Lecturer at Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. Sivjee became a Fellow and specialized in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Cornell Medical College in New York City. In Canada, Dr. Sivjee completed the Master Teaching Program at the University of Toronto, Department of Medicine and then received his posting as an Assistant Professor and Department Division Director of Respirology at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine. For several years, Dr. Sivjee was the Director of the Hospitalist Training Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre prior to accepting the posting of Head, Division of Respirology.

He is a Fellow with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and with the American College of Chest Physicians. Active in the clinical community, he is also an active member of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA), American Thoracic Society, and the California State Thoracic Society.

In his leisure time, Dr. Sivjee enjoys playing tennis, golf, and cheering on his favorite college basketball team, the UCONN Huskies.

Education/Training

Master Teachers Program
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Residency
Yale University
School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
Doctor of Medicine
University of Connecticut
Mansfield, Connecticut
Bachelor of Arts
Brown University
Health Care Organization and Policy
Providence, Rhode Island

Certifications

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC)
Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Cornell Medical College
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Certification in Respiratory Diseases, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Certification in Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Diplomate, Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, Pulmonary Diseases, American Board of internal Medicine
Diplomate, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medine

Specialty Interests

COPD
Asthma
Lung cancer
Health care delivery systems

Professional Memberships

Ontario Medical Association (OMA)
American Thoracic Society
California State Thoracic Society