Michelle Sholzberg


Scientist, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science (KRCBS)


Dr. Michelle Sholzberg received her MDCM and residency training in Internal Medicine at McGill University, completed additional postgraduate training in Hematology at the University of Toronto and a research hemostasis fellowship in Toronto and internationally. Dr. Sholzberg has a Master of Science from the University of Toronto in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research and was awarded the Claire Bombardier award for career promise as a scientist. She is a clinician-scientist with a focus on coagulation, the Division Head of Hematology-Oncology and the Medical Director of the Coagulation Laboratory at St. Michael’s Hospital. She is also the Director of the Hematology-Oncology Clinical Research Group and Co-director of the Hematology-Immunology Translational Research Theme of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. Currently, she is involved in the study of: prediction tools for perioperative and traumatic bleeding, the intersection of women’s health and bleeding disorders, treatments for iron deficiency anemia, new treatments for immune thrombocytopenia and the management of COVID-19 coagulopathy.

Recent Publications

  1. Li, N, Mahamad, S, Parpia, S, Iorio, A, Foroutan, F, Heddle, NM et al.. Development and internal validation of a clinical prediction model for the diagnosis of immune thrombocytopenia. J Thromb Haemost. 2022; :. doi: 10.1111/jth.15885. PubMed PMID:36121734 .
  2. Khadadah, F, Rupani, N, Scott, J, Trinkaus, M, Teitel, J, Sholzberg, M et al.. Lymphoma-associated acquired von Willebrand syndrome responsive to splenectomy: A case report. EJHaem. 2022;3 (3):996-999. doi: 10.1002/jha2.486. PubMed PMID:36051021 PubMed Central PMC9421994.
  3. Schulman, S, Sholzberg, M, Spyropoulos, AC, Zarychanski, R, Resnick, HE, Bradbury, CA et al.. ISTH guidelines for antithrombotic treatment in COVID-19. J Thromb Haemost. 2022;20 (10):2214-2225. doi: 10.1111/jth.15808. PubMed PMID:35906716 PubMed Central PMC9349907.
  4. Gabarin, N, Trinkaus, M, Selby, R, Goldberg, N, Hanif, H, Sholzberg, M et al.. Coagulation test understanding and ordering by medical trainees: Novel teaching approach. Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2022;6 (4):. doi: 10.1002/rth2.12746. PubMed PMID:35755855 PubMed Central PMC9204395.
  5. Baumann Kreuziger, L, Sholzberg, M, Cushman, M. Anticoagulation in hospitalized patients with COVID-19. Blood. 2022;140 (8):809-814. doi: 10.1182/blood.2021014527. PubMed PMID:35653590 PubMed Central PMC9361053.
  6. Nersesian, S, Sholzberg, M, Cushman, M, Wolberg, AS. The Journey to a Successful Illustrated Review. Res Pract Thromb Haemost. 2022;6 (4):e12721. doi: 10.1002/rth2.12721. PubMed PMID:35599704 PubMed Central PMC9115973.
  7. Weyand, AC, Sidonio, RF Jr, Sholzberg, M. Health issues in women and girls affected by haemophilia with a focus on nomenclature, heavy menstrual bleeding, and musculoskeletal issues. Haemophilia. 2022;28 Suppl 4 :18-25. doi: 10.1111/hae.14535. PubMed PMID:35521724 PubMed Central PMC9321707.
  8. Kron, A, Del Giudice, ME, Sholzberg, M, Callum, J, Cserti-Gazdewich, C, Swarup, V et al.. Daily versus every other day oral iron supplementation in patients with iron deficiency anemia (DEODO): study protocol for a phase 3 multicentered, pragmatic, open-label, pilot randomized controlled trial. Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2022;8 (1):98. doi: 10.1186/s40814-022-01042-y. PubMed PMID:35509085 PubMed Central PMC9064727.
  9. Xu, Y, Gomes, T, Wells, PS, Pequeno, P, Johnson, A, Sholzberg, M et al.. Evaluation of definitions for oral anticoagulant-associated major bleeding: A population-based cohort study. Thromb Res. 2022;213 :57-64. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2022.02.018. PubMed PMID:35298939 .
  10. Lee, SG, Fralick, J, Wallis, CJD, Boctor, M, Sholzberg, M, Fralick, M et al.. Systematic review of hematuria and acute renal failure with tranexamic acid. Eur J Haematol. 2022;108 (6):510-517. doi: 10.1111/ejh.13762. PubMed PMID:35266205 .
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Affiliations & Other Activities

  • Staff Physician, Division of Hematology, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto