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Dr. Andreas Antoniou

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Dr. A. Antoniou,
Assistant Professor


Dr. Andreas Antoniou completed medical school at the University of Toronto then joined the Anesthesiology Residency Program at Western University. Following this, he completed a one year Fellowship in Medical Simulation at Western University under the supervision of Dr. Richard Cherry.

Dr. Antoniou is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at UWO and Co-Ordinator of the Anesthesia Undergraduate Simulation Program. He is also the founder of the new interdisciplinary, in-situ simulation training program in Obstetrical Anesthesia. Participants include anesthesia residents, obstetrics and gynecology residents, obstetrical nurses and respiratory therapists.

Dr. Antoniou’s education and research interests include

    • Crisis Resource Management and Team Training;
    • Interdisciplinary, In-Situ Simulation;
    • Undergraduate Simulation.

Recent Publications

Thornley P, Al Beshir M, Gregor J, Antoniou A, Khanna N. Efficiency and patient experience with propofol vs conventional sedation: A prospective study. World J Gastrointest Endosc. 2016 Feb 25;8(4):232-8.

Chin M, Antoniou A. The role of simulation in managing the high-risk patient [Chapter 18]. In: McConachie I, editor. Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press; c2014.

Recent Presentations

  • 'Thinking Outside the Box: Using Creativity to Improve Scenarios' workshop presented at the Canadian Simulation Summit (November 2012)
  • 'Thinking Outside the Box: Using Creativity to Improve Scenarios' workshop presented at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (January 2013)