Dr. Vana Andreou is originally from Montreal. She received her Bachelor of Science in cell and molecular biology from Concordia University in 1993, followed by her Doctorate of Dental Surgery general dentistry degree from McGill University in 1997. She completed her general practice residency at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal before working in private practice.
In 2002, Dr. Andreou and her husband moved to Toronto, where she received a Master of Science and training in periodontology from the University of Toronto. She received a Government of Ontario Scholarship in Research and Technology for her periodontal research, which focused on the effects of bacterial toxins and cigarette by-products on bone formation. For her research, Dr. Andreou was recognized in 2001 with the Balint Orban Award from the American Academy of Periodontology.
Following completion of her periodontal training, in 2002 Dr. Andreou moved to Ottawa, where she has since been in private practice.
Dr. Andreou enjoys tap dance and ballet, photography, and cooking, as well as travelling with her husband, daughter, and dog Oreo.
Dr. Andreou is fluent in English, French, and Greek.