Dr. Andreas Antoniou

antoniou Associate 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.


Antoniou A, Marmai K, Qasem F, Cherry R, Jones PM, Singh SI. Educating anesthesia residents to obtain and document informed consent for epidural labor analgesia: Does simulation play a role? Int J of Ob Anesth; 2018 May;34:79-84.

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.