Dr. Ivan Litvinov

Dermatologist, Montreal, QC

Dr. Litvinov (Associate Professor) is the Director/Chair of the Division of Dermatology for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, and his medical degree at McGill, completing dermatology residency training at McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Prior to joining the faculty at McGill, Dr Litvinov practiced as an assistant professor and dermatology clinician-scientist at the University of Ottawa between 2015-2017.
During 2019-2021, Dr Litvinov served as regional director (Quebec) of the Canadian Dermatology Association.He also served as the president of the Skin Research Group of Canada (2021-2023). He is currently serving as the treasurer of the Canadian Dermatology Foundation and as a board member of the International Society for Cutaneous Lymphomas. He is also actively involved in the literature, serving as an associate editor of Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery (JCMS) and Frontiers in Medicine, and as a deputy editor of JCMS Case Reports.
He is active in cutaneous research, particularly studying cutaneous lymphomas, keratinocyte carcinomas, and melanoma, and his research is supported by various grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Canadian Cancer Society, Cancer Research Society and the Montreal Dermatology Research Institute. Dr Litvinov directs a translational research laboratory within the cancer research program of the MUHC-Research Institute and a skin cancer diagnosis and treatment clinic for solid organ transplant recipients. In 2020, Dr Litvinov received the Early Career Award in Cancer from CIHR and the 2019 President Cup Award for his contributions to dermatology and research.