Dr. Ramiro Arellano

arellano-180x160.jpgAssociate Professor


Organizer and Instructor for the 2nd Annual Perioperative Ultrasound Western workshop. Dec. 3-4 2016, Western University.

Honours and Awards

Fellows Teacher of the Year. Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.

  • 2016-2017
  • 2013-2014
  • 2012-2013  


Chui J, Lavi R, Hegazy AF, Jones PM, Arellano R, Yang H, Bainbridge D. Identifying barriers to the use of ultrasound in the perioperative period: a survey of southwestern Ontario anesthesiologists. BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Apr 4;19(1):214. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4040-2.

Hong M, Jones PM, Martin J, Kiaii B, Arellano R, Cheng D, John-Baptiste AA. Clinical impact of disinvestment in hydroxyethyl starch for patients undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery: a retrospective observational study. Can J Anaesth. 2018 Nov 8. doi: 10.1007/s12630-018-1245-5. [Epub ahead of print]

Meineri M, Bryson GL, Arellano R, Skubas N. Core Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum: What Does Every Anesthesiologist Need to Know? Can J Anaesth. 2018 Apr; 65(4): 417-426.

Karkouti K, Arellano R, Aye T, Dupuis JY, Kent B, Lee TW, Ralley F, et al. Off-label use of recombinant activated factor VII in surgical and non-surgical patients at 16 Canadian hospitals from 2007 to 2010 (Canadian Registry Report). Can J Anaesth. 2014 Aug;61(8):727-35.

Arellano R, Nurmohamed A, Rumman A, Day AG, Milne B, Phelan R, Tanzola R. The utility of transthoracic echocardiography to confirm central line placement: an observational study. Can J Anaesth. 2014 Apr; 61(4): 340-6.

Sondekoppam RV, Arellano R, Ganapathy S, Cheng DPain and inflammatory response following off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2014 Feb;27(1);106-15.