Dr Costas Yannakou is a Clinical Haematologist with a particular interest in clinical trials, the treatment of lymphoma and the use of genomic testing in patients with blood cancers. He holds a number of leadership positions at the Epworth including the co-directorship of the Cancer Services Clinical Institute, the directorship of the Haematology Clinical Trials Unit and the deputy directorship of the Department of Molecular Oncology and Cancer Immunology. He is committed to providing cutting edge treatment options to patients with blood cancers by integrating research into his everyday practice.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Freemasons Albert Street


Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Precision Haematology

Suite 1 140 Clarendon Street
East Melbourne VIC 3001

Special interests

  • Lymphoma therapeutics
  • Clinical trials
  • Molecular haematopathology


  • MBBS(Hons)

Professional Associations

  • RACP
  • RCPA
The institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer. Epworth is the only private hospital group in Victoria offering all forms of cancer treatment in-house.