Andrea Sanchez

Andrea Sanchez head shot

Assistant Professor

DVM, DVSc, ACVAA Diplomate



Andrea Sanchez earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at the University of Murcia, Spain. She completed both a residency in Anesthesia and a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree at OVC in 2016 and became an ACVAA Diplomate. From 2016 to 2017, she was a veterinary anesthesiologist specialist working at several private practices in Ontario. She returned to OVC in 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Anesthesia section.

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics 
  • Anesthesia/analgesia in domestic and exotic species
  • Cardiorespiratory effects of anesthetic drugs and sympathomimetics
  • Oral sedatives 

Current Graduate Students

  • Jocelyn Marchiori - DVSc
  • Laura Tucker - DVSc

Selected Publications

Sanchez A, Valverde A, Sinclair M, Mosley C, Singh A, Mutsaers AJ, Hanna B, Gu Y, Johnson R. The pharmacokinetics of DPH after the administration of a single intravenous or intramuscular dose in healthy dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Oct;39(5):452-9. 

Sanchez A, Valverde A, Sinclair M, Mosley C, Singh A, Mutsaers AJ, Hanna B, Johnson R, Gu Y, Beaudoin-Kimble M. Antihistaminic and cardiorespiratory effects of diphenhydramine hydrochloride in anesthetized dogs undergoing excision of mast cell tumors. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Oct 1;251(7):804-813. 

Zaheer OA, Sanchez A, Beaufrère H. Minimum anesthetic concentration of isoflurane and sparing effect of midazolam in Quaker parrots (Myiopsitta monachus). Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 May;47(3):341-346

Uccello O, Sanchez A, Valverde A, Beaufrère H. Cardiovascular effects of increasing dosages of norepinephrine in healthy isoflurane-anesthetized New Zealand White rabbits. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 Nov;47(6):781-788.