Zain Chagla

Division of Infectious Diseases

Zain Chagla


Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine

Tutor, Masters of Global Health Programme, Faculty of Health Sciences

Active Physician, St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences

Physician Lead, Combined Infectious Diseases/Renal Transplant Clinic

Active Physician, Sexual Health Programme, City of Hamilton


Key areas of Interest:

Global health and Tropical Medicine
Education and Antimicrobial Stewardship
Infections in Renal Transplantation
Mobile technology, Social Media and Infectious Diseases
Ultrasound in Infectious Diseases

Selected Publications:

  1. Chagla, Z, Aleksova N, Quirt J, Emery J, Kraeker C, Haider S. Melioidosis in a returned traveller. Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology (2014) 25(4):225–226.
  2. Chagla Z, Quirt J, Woodward K, Neary J, Rutherford C.  Chronic Norovirus Infection in a Transplant Patient Successfully Treated with Enterally Administered Immune Globulin.  Journal of Clinical Virology. (2013) 58(1):306-8
  3. Chagla Z, Salvadori M, Sontrop JM, John M, Hussain Z, Chagla Y, Warshawsky B, Achiam C, Thompson B.  Genetically typed community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Canadian hospital.  Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology (2009). 20(3): e113-e114.