Dr Christos Apostolou

MBChB, MMed (Surg), Cert. Gastro (SA) Surg., FCS (SA), FRACS
Upper Gastrointestinal, Pancreatic, Liver & General Surgeon, Sydney Adventist Hospital
Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, ANU School of Medicine and Psychology

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 holds expertise in upper gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic surgery (open / laparoscopic / robotic). He is an accredited consultant surgeon at Sydney Adventist Hospital, Macquarie University Hospital and Bankstown - Lidcombe Hospital.

He is the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' hospital training supervisor for Bankstown - Lidcombe Hospital.

Dr Apostolou is a Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW, Clinical Lecturer at Macquarie University and a Clinical Senior Lecturer for Sydney University at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School.

He is an ANZHPBA board member and chairs the Sydney South West Area Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer Committee as well as a being a member of the AMA, KDMA and ANZGOSA.

Dr Apostolou has special expertise in upper gastrointestinal oncology, antireflux, hernia & laparoscopic surgery, endoscopy and ERCP. He holds full accreditation in robotic surgery.



  • General Surgery

Research interests

Diseases of the biliary tree and gallbladder, obstructive jaundice, hepatic surgery, oesophageal reflux and dysphagia, and interventional endoscopy