Anthony (Anton) Chau

Academic Institution Affiliation: University of British Columbia (UBC)
Academic Institution Position/Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Academic Affiliation Faculty: Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine
Hospital/Health Centre Affiliation Position:
Degree(s): BSc (Pharm), ACPR, MD, FRCPC, MMSc

Research areas of interest:
Obstetric anesthesia, neuraxial labor analgesia and anesthesia, patient safety, interprofessional communication
Research Themes:
Maternal & Fetal Health


Anton received his undergraduate degree in Pharmacy at UBC and subsequently went on to complete a Hospital Pharmacy Residency at The Ottawa General Hospital. He returned to Vancouver to complete his MD and Anesthesiology residency at UBC. He subsequently pursued a Clinical Fellowship in Obstetric Anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital under the mentorship of Dr. Lawrence Tsen, completed the Clinician Investigator Program at UBC and obtained a Masters of Medical Science degree in Clinical and Translational Investigation at Harvard Medical School. He is currently the Program Director for the Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship and Director of Research at BC Women’s Hospital Department of Anesthesia.