Dr James Sapontis is Consultant General and Interventional Cardiologist with a special interest in structural heart disease, complex coronary intervention and chronic total occlusion angioplasty. He currently practices at Knox Private Hospital, MonashHeart in the Monash Medical Centre, Peninsula Private Hospital, and St John of God Berwick Hospital.

Following his medical training, James completed fellowships at both Kings College in the United Kingdom and Mid-America Heart Institute in the United States.

He is regularly invited to speak at a number of international conferences and trains both local and international cardiology professionals. He has an active role in the development of new technologies and has a strong research interest, contributing his knowledge to a number of peer-reviewed publications and research projects.


* This physician is currently not participating in the Hope For Hearts program. This profile was created using publically available information.

Procedures & Conditions

Procedures Performed
  • Advanced Coronary Assessment
  • Cardiac Catheterisation
  • General Cardiology
  • Coronary Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Balloon Angioplasty
Conditions Treated
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Ischaemic Heart Disease
  • Cardiomyophathy
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Chest Pain


  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Knox Private Hospital Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Epworth Eastern and Epworth Richmond Hospitals Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne Present
  • Consultant Cardiologist Echocardiologist
    Box Hill Hospital Present
  • Honorary Lecturer
    Department of Medicine, Monash University Present


Professional Memberships and Affiliations
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)

  • Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)