Mr Christos Apostolou

MBChB, FCS (SA), MMed (Surg), Cert. Gastro (SA) Surg, FRACS

Dr Christos Apostolou an experienced is Specialist Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon. He holds expertise in upper gastrointestinal, liver, biliary, pancreatic and bariatric surgery through minimally invasive (robotic/laparoscopic) and open approaches.

Christos undertook his surgical training in Cape Town with admission to the South African College of Surgeons in 2003, subsequently completing 5 years of fellowships locally and abroad in Upper GI/HPB/ Trauma Surgery. He was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in 2012, after emigrating with his family to Australia.

He holds a Masters in Surgery from the University of Cape Town and the Certificate of Surgical Gastroenterology from the S. African College, maintaining a strong interest in research with numerous and ongoing peer review publications. Christos is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW, Senior Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University, Senior a Clinical Senior Lecturer with Sydney University and Clinical Senior Lecturer, ANU Medical School.

Currently holds the position of clinical lead in Upper GI Surgery at the Sydney Adventist Hospital, previously acting as department head in Upper GI Surgery in Bankstown Hospital and served as the GSA/RACS hospital training supervisor on the NSW committee. He has served two terms on the board of the ANZHPBA and is a member of ANZGOSA, ANZMOSS, GSA and the AMA.

He holds expertise in Upper GI/pancreatic/liver oncology surgery, gallbladder and anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic hernia, bariatric surgery and advanced endoscopy/ERCP.

Christos is an accredited robotic surgeon and mentor in Upper GI Surgery across both systems currently in use in Australia (da Vinci & Versius), having commenced his robotic “journey” at the Yonsei University, Severance Hospital, Seoul south Korea in 2015.

Dr Apostolou regularly consults and operates at the Sydney Adventist and Northern Beaches hospitals and is additionally accredited at Bankstown-Lidcombe, Norwest and Macquarie University Hospitals.

Postions Held

  • AMO Sydney Adventist Hospital
  • VMO Northern Beaches Hospital
  • VMO Upper GI Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital
  • AMO Macquarie University Hospital
  • AMO Norwest Private Hospital

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