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Dr Ben Costello


Dr Ben Costello studied chemical engineering at Melbourne University before transferring into Medicine in 2003. He graduated from Melbourne University in 2007 and 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 completed a PHD at Monash University 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 the head of Cardiac Imaging at Western Health in Melbourne, and a visiting cardiologist at Alice Springs Hospital. He is a Clinical Research Fellow at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, continuing research incorporating cardiac MR imaging into clinical practice.

Ben has three young children, and tries to find time to run, play golf and follow the Geelong Cats.

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