Associate Professor

Larissa Matukas

Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology


St. Michael’s Hospital: Unity Health Toronto
30 Bond St., Department of Lab Med, Rm 2-040 CC, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5B 1W8
Research Interests
Infectious Diseases & Immunopathology, Molecular & Cell Biology
Clinical Interests
Microbiology (Clinical and Medical)
Appointment Status

Dr Larissa Matukas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto, Head of the Division of Microbiology and an Infectious Disease Consultant at St. Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto.  

Her specific areas of research and expertise are in

  • microbiology quality improvement
  • rapid diagnostics particularly for blood cultures
  • utilization and stewardship and antimicrobial resistance.  

She has been sought out as an expert to contribute to guidelines on implementing quality management system in microbiology, best practices in vascular access and Choosing Wisely Canada for microbiology.