William Ciccotelli

Dr. William A. Ciccotelli, MD, FRCPC is a Canadian infectious diseases specialist based in Kitchener, Ontario. He has been practicing as an infectious diseases consultant and medical microbiologist since 2008.


Ciccotelli graduated from McMaster University in 2002.

Career and Affiliations

Ciccotelli is the Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control, Infectious Diseases & Medical Microbiology and Grand River and St. Mary’s General Hospitals.

McMaster University

Ciccotelli is a part-time assistant professor in the Department of Pathology & Molecular Medicine at McMaster University.1)

Choosing Wisely Canada

Ciccotelli has served on a number of working groups and professional committees related to best practice development in infection control, antimicrobial stewardship and resource utilization including with Choosing Wisely Canada.

Public Health Ontario

Ciccotelli is a member of the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee on Infection Prevention and Control (PIDAC-IPC) under Public Health Ontario, where he was involved in the development of best practice guidance for COVID-19 infection prevention and control.2) 3)

Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table

Ciccotelli is a member of the Drugs & Biologics Clinical Practice Guidelines Working Group of the Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table.4)


Pandemic influenza

Ciccotelli has conducted research on allocation of vaccines in the context of pandemic influenza, funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).5)

Further Reading

William Ciccotelli. McMaster University. Retrieved May 1, 2022, from https://archive.ph/SqTqj
Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee on Infection Prevention and Control (PIDAC-IPC). (2021, August 14). Public Health Ontario. https://archive.ph/qxZIQ
About Us. Ontario COVID-19 Science Advisory Table. Retrieved April 28, 2022, from https://covid19-sciencetable.ca/about/
Dalgıç, Ö. O., Özaltın, O. Y., Ciccotelli, W. A., & Erenay, F. S. (2017). Deriving effective vaccine allocation strategies for pandemic influenza: Comparison of an agent-based simulation and a compartmental model. PLoS ONE, 12(2). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0172261