Division of Gastroenterology

Ted Xenodemetropoulos

Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine








Academic Biography

Dr. Xenodemetropoulos is currently appointed as Assistant Professor within the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine at McMaster University, and is a consultant gastroenterologist at Hamilton Health Sciences. He completed an undergraduate Honours Bachelor’s of Sciences degree at Brock University in St. Catharines (2000). Subsequently, he completed his undergraduate medical training at the University of Alberta in Edmonton (2005). He then completed graduate medical training in Internal Medicine (2008) and Gastroenterology (2010) at McMaster University.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Xenodemetropoulos has clinical interests transcending the spectrum of luminal gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreatic diseases. He also has evolving academic and clinical interests in health information technology, and is presently enrolled in the Master’s of Sciences Program in e-Health at McMaster University. Furthermore, he has established interests within medical education, and is co-developer of the Case-Based Learning (CBL) curriculum for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at McMaster with Dr. Azim Gangji. He is a member of the Specialist Board for the Canadian Journal of Continuing Medical Education, and is involved in a number of initiatives related to medical education, quality improvement and clinical practice audit.

Selected Publications

  1. Panju M, Merali A, Xenodemetropoulos T. “Blue in the Face”: Lidocaine-Induced Methemoglobinemia following Gastroscopy. CJGIM. 2011; 6(3): 90-91.
  2. Xenodemetropoulos T, Khan KJ, Armstrong D, Leontiadis GI, Moayyedi P. Gamma-amino butyric acid (GABA) receptor agonists for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2010, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD008912.
  3. Xenodemetropoulos T, Khan KJ, Bercik P. Spontaneous Intramural Esophageal Hematoma in Association With Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: An Unusual Presentation of Non-Cardiac Chest Pain. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010; 3: [Epub].
  4. Xenodemetropoulos T, Davison S, Ioannidis G, Adachi JD. The impact of fragility fracture on health-related quality of life: the importance of antifracture therapy. Drugs Aging. 2004; 21(11): 711-30.
  5. Thiesen A, Drozdowski L, Iordache C, Neo CC, Woudstra TD, Xenodemetropoulos T, Keelan M, Clandinin MT, Thomson AB, Wild G. Adaptation following intestinal resection: mechanisms and signals. Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2003; 17(6): 981-95.