MB BS Qld, MMed (RH&HG), DipRANZCOG, FRANZCOG, CREI
Dr Costello is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Women’s & Children’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW. He is also a gynaecologist with subspecialty certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI). His current positions also include Clinical Academic at the Royal Hospital for Women and Clinical Consultant with IVFAustralia. He has a special interest in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and chaired the “Therapy for Infertility for PCOS” Guideline Development Group for the Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - the first evidenced based guideline in PCOS both nationally and internationally, published in 2011 and approved by the NHMRC. He is also an editor for the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders & Subfertility Group. He has a strong interest in evidence-based medicine and has published widely including scientific journal papers and book chapters.
Other Research Interests: Infertility and Assisted Conception
Teaching Interests (Will supervise ILP students)
ILP Research Interests: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Infertility and Assisted Conception
Society Memberships & Professional Activities:
- Royal Hospital for Women Representative on the Coast Association Tow Research Committee
- Clinical Representative on the IVFAustralia Research and Development Committee
- Examiner to the Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) Board of Examiners. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
- Editorial Board Committee, Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group (MDSG), Cochrane Library Collaboration
- Inaugural member of the PCOS Australian Alliance (PCOSAA) Committee
- Member of the PCOS Australian Alliance (PCOSAA) Strategic Advisory Group
- Project Team Leader (Chair) of the “PCOS Therapy for Infertility” Evidence Based Clinical Guidelines Group of the PCOS Australian Alliance (PCOSAA) Committee. The Department of Health and Ageing provided funding to the National PCOS Alliance and The Jean Hailes Foundation for Women's Health to support the National PCOS Alliance and to develop a suite of evidence based guidelines for PCOS. These important national guidelines were approved by the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council in 2011.