Dr. Ben Costello

Ben (Dr. Costello) studied chemical engineering at Melbourne University before transferring into Medicine in 2003. He graduated from Melbourne University in 2007 and was a resident at St Vincent’s Hospital. He trained as a Cardiologist at the Royal Hobart Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital, and Western Hospital, before completing a fellowship in Non-Invasive cardiac imaging at The Alfred in 2014. This fellowship involved training in echo and stress echocardiography, cardiac CT and cardiac MRI. Ben is currently engaged in research at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, investigating the role of Cardiac MRI in assessing the relationship between fibrosis (scarring) of the heart muscle and blood flow, with a particular focus on the effect of cancer therapies on the heart. Ben is a Visiting Cardiologist at the Alfred Hospital and Alice Springs Hospital.

Areas of Interest
• General Cardiology
• Cardiac Imaging

Consulting at
• East Melbourne
• Bentleigh
• Mulgrave

Private Appointments at
• Mulgrave Private Hospital
• St Vincent Private Hospital
• Cabrini Malvern Hospital

Public Appointments
• St. Vincent’s Hospital
• The Western Hospital