Dr Julian Castro has a long standing commitment to all aspects of echocardiography. His main medical and teaching interests are the use of echocardiography in the diagnosis and management of ischaemic heart disease (chest pain), valvular heart disease and heart failure. He has a particular interest in managing patients with cardiac conditions following cancer therapy.

Epworth hospital locations


Epworth Eastern

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Epworth Eastern

5a 1 Arnold Street
Box Hill VIC 3128

Special interests

  • Echocardiography
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Transoesophageal echocardiography
  • General cardiology
  • Cardio-oncology

Education and training

  • Training echocardiography fellows at St Vincent's Hospital


  • Heart failure


  • BMedSci, The University of Melbourne 1991
  • MBBS, The University of Melbourne 1995
  • MD, The University of Melbourne 2008

Professional Associations

The institute is committed to the care of patients with cardiac disease and provides the highest standards in investigation and management to ensure a speedy and effective recovery process.