Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Toronto
Co-Director Transplant Infectious Diseases
University Health Network
Toronto General Hospital
Dr. Rotstein is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Toronto and Attending Physician at the University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario. He received a Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto and earned his medical degree from the University of Calgary in 1976. Dr. Rotstein completed his specialty training in Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto and pursued further subspecialty training in Infectious Diseases & Immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina from 1980 to 1983.
Dr. Rotstein is the Director of Oncologic Infectious Diseases at Princess Margaret Hospital and Co-director of Transplant Infectious Diseases at the University Health Network. He is also former Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at McMaster University, past Chair of the Infectious Diseases Section of the Ontario Medical Association, Co-chair of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Network, former Past-President of the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada, former President of the Canadian Infectious Disease Society, former Chair of the Clinical Trials Committee of the Canadian Infectious Disease Society and elected fellow the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Diseases Society of America. He is a reviewer for several international journals and former Associate Editor, Review Section, for the Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology.
Dr. Rotstein has published over 110 peer-reviewed papers. His research interests have focused mainly on antibacterial agents, infections in cancer patients and other compromised hosts and fungal infections caused by Candida organisms.