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Specialist Details

Dr Christos Apostolou


SpecialtyGeneral Surgery
Gastric & Oesophageal Surgery
Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery
Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
 
QualificationMBChB (UCT), FCS (SA), MMed (Surg), FRACS
 
GenderM
 
Websitewww.gastrosurgery.com.au
 
Practice 1Suite 220, Clark Tower
185 Fox Valley Road
WAHROONGA
Phone: (02) 9480 4250
Fax: (02) 8008 1596
 
Practice 2Macquarie University Hospital
Suite 404, 2 Technology Place
MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
Phone: (02) 9480 4250
Fax: (02) 8008-1596
 
Practice 3106-107 Bankstown City Plaza
BANKSTOWN
Phone: (02) 9480 4250
Fax: (02) 8008-1596
 
 
Profile

Dr Christos Apostolou is a specialist General Surgeon in the fields of upper gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic Surgery. Graduating from the University of Cape Town in 1996, he undertook surgical training and qualified as a General Surgeon in South Africa in 2003, continuing with fellowships in tertiary trauma and hepatopancreaticobiliary and digestive surgery. He was subsequently appointed as a Visiting Consultant at Groote Schuur Hospital and Honorary Lecturer in Surgery and established a successful private practice in Cape Town. In 2011-12, he worked as a fellow in Upper GI Surgery in the busy South Western Sydney Area Health Service, culminating in admission to the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Apostolou holds expertise in treatment of hepatopancreaticobiliary and oesophagogastric malignancies and is fully trained in laparoscopic and open surgery as well as diagnostic and interventional endoscopy. Dr Apostolou has completed his Masters in the treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts and is also interested in laparoscopic surgical training. Dr Apostolou's qualifications include: Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), The University of Cape Town 1996; FCS (SA) completed October 2003 : College of S. African Surgeons; Masters of Medicine in Surgery (MMed Surg.), The University of Cape Town 2006; Certificate of Surgical Gastroenterology (Cert. Gastro SA Surg.) completed October 2006, College of S. African Surgeons; FRACS awarded August 2012, following exceptional performance assessment by Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Dr Apostolou currently holds appointments at Sydney Adventist Hospital, Norwest Private Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and Bankstown - Lidcombe Hospital.

 
Research

Dr Apostolou has particular interests in diseases of the pancreas, biliary tree and gallbladder, obstructive jaundice, hepatic surgery, oesophageal reflux dysphagia, and interventional endoscopy. He is very well versed in emergency surgery and minor aspects of General Surgery. Dr Apostolou also has an interest in teaching students and registrars and is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales and a Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University and the Australian School of Advanced Medicine.

 
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