Dr Ross Apostolov is a consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist who graduated from Monash University in 2009 and Deakin University in 2013, where he received academic prizes including for the highest mark in internal medicine. He completed training as a physician and gastroenterologist through Austin Health, Northern Health and Eastern Health, where he has undertaken numerous clinical, academic, leadership and mentoring roles.
Dr Apostolov has a keen interest in research and is currently undertaking a part-time PhD degree through Austin Health and University of Melbourne, exploring the link between low testosterone levels and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in men. Dr Apostolov was awarded a competitive scholarship through the National Health and Medical Research Council Postgraduate Scholarship for his PhD. His research has culminated in numerous publications in international medical journals.
Dr Apostolov consults on inpatients with gastroenterological problems and provides inpatient peri-operative and general medical care at Warringal Private Hospital. He sees outpatients at Warringal Private Hospital in Heidelberg and consults at our main rooms in Bundoora. He provides gastroscopy and colonoscopy services at Victorian Gut Centre in Bundoora and at Warringal Private Hospital. In addition to his private work, Dr Apostolov also holds public appointments as a gastroenterologist at Austin Health and Northern Health.
Dr Apostolov is committed to providing evidence based, empathetic and individualised care to all patients. He has an interest in all aspects of liver disease, particularly non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, as well as inflammatory bowel diseases, iron deficiency anaemia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
Outside of work he enjoys running, playing tennis and spending time with his kids.
Dr Ross Apostolov can be contacted by referring clinicians to discuss referrals or clinical concerns by phone on 9468 9700.