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Dr Michael Costello

Royal Hospital for Women
Barker St
Randwick, NSW 2031

02 9382 6677

Directions

IVF Australia
Level 1
225 Maroubra Road
Maroubra, NSW 2035

1800 111 483

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Special interests

  • Infertility
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Dr Michael Costello is an experienced fertility specialist with expertise in Infertility & IVF, Reproductive Endocrinology, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and Recurrent Miscarriage.

Dr Costello is also a Senior Lecturer in the School of Women’s & Children’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW, and a Clinical Academic with the Department of Reproductive Medicine at the RHW.

Education

  • 16 December 2015: DMedSc (Doctor of Medical Science). UNSW, Sydney. This higher research degree, the highest postgraduate degree that UNSW can bestow, was awarded for having made an original and meritorious contribution to medicine with the contribution amounting to “a significant body of novel, published scholarly work that establishes Michael as an authority in the research area of Evidenced Based Investigation and Treatment of Disorders of Female Reproduction, commanding national and international recognition for his contribution to medical science.
  • 11 November 2002: M.Med. (R.H. & H.G.) (Master of Medicine in Reproductive Health and Human Genetics). University of Sydney, Sydney.
  • 26 February 2000: CREI (Subspeciality Certification in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility awarded by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • 31 December 1995: FRANZCOG (Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • 12 September 1993: MRANZCOG (Membership of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists)
  • 29 July 1989: DRANZCOG (Diploma in Obstetrics)
  • 12 December 1985: M.B., B.S. (University of Queensland)
  • 1980 - 1985: University of Queensland. Brisbane. Queensland. Australia.
    * St Leo’s Residential College.
    College Vice President 1984
    College Sporting Blues for Rugby 1983-85.

Memberships

Membership of committees or boards

  • 1994 - 1995
    Member of the Medical Staff Advisory Committee, Gold Coast Hospital, Gold Coast, Queensland.
  • 2000 - 2002
    Royal Hospital for Women Representative on the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Service Research Ethics Committee - Eastern Section.
  • 2001 - 2011
    Medical Staff Council Representative on the Royal Hospital for Women Clinical Performance and Quality Committee (formerly Quality Council).
  • 2002 - 2004
    Obstetric and Gynaecological Representative on the UNSW New Medical Program: Beginnings, Growth, and Development - Phase 2 design and implementation group.
  • 2003 +
    Royal Hospital for Women Representative on the Coast Association Tow Research Committee.
  • 2004 +
    Clinical Representative on the IVFAustralia Research and Development Committee.
  • 2005
    Faculty Promotion Committee Membership: Promotion to Lecturer 2005. Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • 2006
    CREI Representative on RANZCOG Appeals Committee for 2005 CREI Written Exam. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).
  • 2006 +
    Examiner to the Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (CREI) Board of Examiners. Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG).
  • 2007 +
    NSW representative for the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Reproductive Endocrinology Australasian Collaborative Trials (REACT) multicentre clinical research network steering committee.
  • 2007 +
    Editorial Board Committee, Cochrane Gynaecology and Fertility (prior to August 2015 known as Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group [MDSG]), Cochrane Library Collaboration.
  • 2008
    Organizing Committee, Inaugural RANZCOG/CREI Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia 23-25 May 2008.
  • 2009
    IVFAustralia Ideas Committee
  • 2009 +
    Inaugural member of the PCOS Australian Alliance (PCOSAA) Committee.
  • 2009 +
    Member of the PCOS Australian Alliance (PCOSAA) Strategic Advisory Group
  • 2009 - 2015
    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 and sections updated in 2015.
  • 2010
    Organizing Committee, RANZCOG/CREI Annual Meeting, Sydney, Australia 7-9 May 2010.
  • 2010 -
    Advisory Board Committee, Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD), Schering-Plough Pty Ltd Pharmaceutical Company.
  • 2011
    Member of Interview Committee (UNSW representative) RHW for Staff Specialist Palliative Care.
  • 2014 +
    UNSW Faculty of Medicine Phase 3 Committee. Phase 3 Coordinator for Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • 2015
    Guest Reviewer on International Foundations of Medicine (IFOM) Integrated Exam Committee to review/approve new questions for the IFOM Clinical Exam, March 4 2015, Sydney
  • 2015
    Member of Merck Serono LIFE Symposia at Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Conference September 13 2015, Canberra, Australia - Steering (Organizing) Committee: Charting the Course of Fertility Health Care Beyond 2015.
  • 2015
    Member of UNSW Faculty of Medicine Standards-Based Assessment Project chaired by Dr Philip Jones. This project is focusing on applying standards to tests designed to assess knowledge of medical students at UNSW.
  • 2015 +
    Member of Translation Committee of the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in PCOS (CREPCOS) - Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) representative. The core function of the Committee is to transfer research outcomes into policy and practice.
  • 2016 +
    Member of the “International Evidence-based Guideline in PCOS Project Board” as part of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (CREPCOS), which in partnership with the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), in an important international initiative, aims to update and expand the original Australian Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome published in 2011 and 2015. The guideline is proposed to be the primary international evidence-based guideline in PCOS. Members of the board include Professor Helena Teede (Chair), Mrs Veryan McAllister, Associate Professor Lisa Moran, Dr Mala Thondan, Professor Joop Laven, Dr Michael Costello, Professor Anuja Dokras, Dr Tehri Pilton
  • 2016 +
    Chair of the Guideline Development Group (GDG) in the topic area of Screening, Diagnostic Assessment and Management of Infertility in PCOS as part of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (CREPCOS), which in partnership with the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) and American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), in an important international initiative, aims to update and expand the original Australian Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome published in 2011 and 2015. This high quality, evidence-based international Evidencebased Guideline (EBG) is proposed to be the primary international evidence-based guideline in PCOS. More than 30 international societies have agreed to collaborate on this initiative and an overwhelming majority have signed a formal letter of agreement.
  • 2016
    Member of Merck Symposium (at Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Conference) September 4 2016, Perth, Australia - Steering (Organizing) Committee: Reproduction as a window to future health.
  • 2017 +
    Member of the Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) in PCOS (CREPCOS). Acknowledgement of my significant contribution to the CRE in membership on the Translation Committee and my role as Chair of the Fertility GDG.

Memberships Of learned societies

  • 1986 - Australian Medical Association (AMA)
  • 1990 - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG)
  • 1995 - Fertility Society of Australia (FSA)
  • 1998 - Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society (AGES)
  • 2016 - Androgen Excess - PCOS Society (AE-PCOS)

Professional Qualification

  • 2000 - Current:
    Clinical Consultant
    Westfield Tower 2
    L16/1601, 101 Grafton St
    Bondi Junction 2022
  • 2000 - Current: Clinical Academic
    Department of Reproductive Medicine,
    Level 2
    Professorial Suite
    Royal Hospital for Women
    Barker Street,
    Randwick 2031
  • 2005 - Current: Full Time Senior Lecturer
    School of Women's and Children's Health,
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
    Faculty of Medicine,
    University of New South Wales,
    Sydney, Australia.
  • 2000 - Current: Full Time Lecturer
    School of Women's and Children's Health,
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,
    Faculty of Medicine,
    University of New South Wales,
    Sydney, Australia.

Training

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Subspecialty Training

  • 1997
    Serono Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
    (Level 3 CREI Subspecialty Training).
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Jessop),
    Jessop Hospital for Women, Sheffield. United Kingdom.
  • 1995-1996
    Serono Clinical Fellow in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
    (Level 6 Vocational Training [1995] and Level 1 [1995] & 2 [1996] CREI Subspecialty Training)
    Department of Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology
    Royal Hospital for Women, Paddington, Sydney, NSW

Obstetrics and Gynaecology Specialty Training

  • 1994 Senior O&G Registrar (Level 5 Vocational Training)
    Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland
  • 1993 O&G Registrar (Level 4 Vocational Training)
    Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Queensland
  • 1991-92 O&G Registrar (Level 2 and 3 Vocational Training)
    Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland
  • 1990 O&G Registrar (Level 1 Vocational Training)
    Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland

Publications

Publications: Non Peer Reviewed

Non-Peer Reviewed Scientific Meeting Abstracts

  • Costello M. Is IVF-ICSI Damaging Our Gene Pool? Flushes, Fertility and Fractures Conference Programme and Abstract Book (2001) p28.
  • Costello M. Controversies in PCOS. Annual Hormone Update and Education Day Programme and Abstract Book (2002) p22-24.
  • Costello M. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: The Role of Metformin and Other New Developments. Annual Hormone Update and Education Day Programme and Abstract Book (2003) p66.
  • Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ, Costello MF. Assisted Reproductive Technologies - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Integrated Women's Health Care Royal Hospital for Women Centenary Scientific Conference Programme Handbook (2004) p32-33.
  • Costello MF. The Modern Management of PCOS. Integrated Women's Health Care Royal Hospital for Women Centenary Scientific Conference Programme Handbook (2004) p37.
  • Costello MF, Conway U. Better IVF Outcomes in Women with PCOS. FSA Update (newsletter of the Fertility Society of Australia) Volume 57 March 2005 Page 8.

Non-Peer reviewed publications

  • Costello MF. Insulin Resistance and PCOS. Module 2 for Clinical Reproductive Endocrinology Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2002.
  • Costello MF. Central Causes of Ovulatory Disturbance. Module 3 for Clinical Reproductive Endocrinology Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2002.
  • Costello MF. Premature Ovarian Failure. Module 6 for Clinical Reproductive Endocrinology Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2002.
  • Costello MF. Epidemiology and Infertility. Module 1 for Clinical Reproductive Medicine 1 Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2002.
  • Costello MF. Ovulation Induction. Module 9 for Clinical Reproductive Medicine 1 Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2002.
  • Costello MF. GnRH Analogues (agonists and antagonists) in Assisted Conception. Module for Clinical Reproductive Medicine 2 Subject Course of the Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate of Reproductive Medicine at the University of New South Wales in collaboration with the University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW. 2003.
  • Costello MF, Conway U. Better IVF Outcomes in Women with PCOS. FSA Update (newsletter of the Fertility Society of Australia) Volume 57 March 2005 Page 8.
  • Costello M. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. SouthEastern News (The Newsletter of the South Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice Ltd). May/June 2010; page 9.

Publications: Other Publications Commenting On My Publications

  • A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (Structured Abstract). Cochrane Library: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE). Published online (URL: http://nhscrd.york.ac.uk/online/dare/20030318.htm) by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), University of York, York, United Kingdom (URL: http://nhscrd.york.ac.uk/welcome.html). Volume 3, 2004.
  • Abstract and Commentary for: Costello MF, Eden JA. A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril 2003;79(1):1-13. 
  • Systematic review of the treatment of ovulatory infertility with clomiphene citrate and intrauterine insemination (Structured Abstract). Cochrane Library: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE). Published online
    (URL: http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/CRDWeb/ShowRecord.asp?View=Full&ID=12004009654) by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination (CRD), University of York, York, United Kingdom (URL: http://nhscrd.york.ac.uk/welcome.html). 31 October, 2006.
  • Abstract and Commentary for: Costello MF. A Systematic Review of the Treatment of Ovulatory Infertility with Clomiphene Citrate and Intrauterine Insemination. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2004; 44: 93-102
  • Commentary titled “OCP versus insulin sensitizing drug therapies for PCOS reviewed”. ORGYN.com. 8/2/07. Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review. Hum Reprod Advance Access 29 January 2007. doi:10.1093/humrep/dem005.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review. Hum Reprod 2007; 22 (5): 1200-1209. Medscape Publication 14/6/07. http://mp.medscape.com/cgi-bin1/DM/y/eBRLs0El3nf0Dzd0IexY0Eh
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. OCP versus insulin sensitizing drug therapies for PCOS reviewed. ORGYN.com: The essential resource in obstetrics and gynaecology. http://www.orgyn.com/en/news/2007/Week_05/Day_3/OCP_versus_insulin_s.asp?C=2713 7391209304513889. Thursday 8 February 2007.
  • Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review (Brief Record). Cochrane Library: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) 2008. Brief record for: Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review. Hum Reprod 2007; 22 (5): 1200-1209.
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on metformin coadministration during gonadotropin ovulation induction or in vitro fertilization in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Brief Record). Cochrane Library: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) 2008. Brief record for: Costello MF, Chapman M, Conway U. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on metformin coadministration during gonadotropin ovulation induction or in vitro fertilization in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Hum Reprod 2006; 21(6): 1387-1399.
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of the reproductive system effects of metformin alone or in combination with clomiphene citrate in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (Provisional Record). Cochrane Library: Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness (DARE) 2008. Brief record for: Costello MF. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the reproductive system effects of metformin alone or in combination with clomiphene citrate in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Salud(i)Ciencia, Expertos Invitados, 2007; 15 (5): 852-855.

Publications: Peer Reviewed

Peer Reviewed Scientific Meeting Abstracts

  • Costello M, Hughes GJ, Garrett DK, Hanjani A, Steigrad SJ. A spontaneous luteinizing hormone surge is beneficial in women with unexplained infertility undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation without in vitro fertilization. Fertility Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting Programme and Abstract Book (1995) abstract number 128.
  • Durna E, Issa J, Hunt S, Hahn R, Costello M, Eden J. Do women with polycystic ovaries have a reduced fecundity? The Fertility Society of Australia XV Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society VI Annual Scientific Meeting Programme and Abstract Book (1996) abstract number 9.
  • Costello MF, Hughes GJ, Garrett DK, Steigrad SJ. Prognostic Value of Baseline Serum Estradiol in Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation of Women with Unexplained Infertility. The Fertility Society of Australia XV Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society VI Annual Scientific Meeting Programme and Abstract Book (1996) abstract number 42.
  • Costello M and Horrowitz S. A prospective randomized double blind placebo controlled study of local anaesthetic injected through the hysteroscope for outpatient hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy. The Fertility Society of Australia XV Annual Scientific Meeting in conjunction with the Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society VI Annual Scientific Meeting Programme and Abstract Book (1996) abstract number 43.
  • Costello M and Horrowitz S. Topical intra-uterine anaesthesia injected through the hysteroscope for outpatient hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy. Proceedings of the 1996 Tow Research Meeting, Prince of Wales Hospital, 1 November 1996.
  • Costello MF, Fawzy M, Lenton EA, Soltan AS, Tay P, Cooke ID. Functional ovarian cysts developing during GnRHa treatment for IVF. Proceedings of the British Fertility Society Meeting, Sheffield, UK, April 1998. Poster 16.
  • Costello M, Horrowitz S, Steigrad S, Saif N, Bennett M, Ekangaki A. Topical Intra-Uterine Local Anaesthetic at Hysterosalpingography. Proceedings of the 2001 Tow Research Meeting, Prince of Wales Hospital, 16 November 2001
  • Emerson S, Lukic J, Costello M, Garrett D, Sjoblom P, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Luteal Progesterone and Outcome in Ovarian Stimulation. Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility (2001) p19
  • Haddad Y, Costello M, Sjoblom P, Steigrad S, Bosch E. No Decline in Semen Quality in Potential Sperm Donors. Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility (2001) p67
  • Costello M, Horrowitz S, Steigrad S, Saif N, Bennett M, Ekangaki A. Topical Intra-Uterine Local Anaesthetic at Hysterosalpingography. Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility (2001) p122
  • Sjoblom P, Blum S, Cummins L, Menezes J, Costello M, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Oocyte, Zygote and Day 2 Scores as Pregnancy Predictors. Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Fertility and Sterility (2001) p134
  • Costello M, Steigrad S, Collet A. Anaesthesia for the application of a tenaculum to the cervix. Program and Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2003) p 115
  • Costello M, Emerson S, Miranda T, Bakhtyari M, Clements S, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Clomiphene Citrate with Intrauterine Insemination. Program and Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2003) p 118
  • Shrestha SM, Costello M, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad S, Hughes G. Doppler ultrasound assessment of follicular vascularity. Program and Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2003) p 29
  • Shrestha SM, Costello M, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad S, Hughes G. Longitudinal assessment of ovarian follicular and endometrial vascularity by power Doppler ultrasound in IVF. Program and Abstracts of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2003) p 137
  • Shrestha SM, Costello M, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad S, Hughes G. Doppler Ultrasound Assessment of Follicular Vascularity. Proceedings of the 2003 Tow Research Meeting, Prince of Wales Hospital, 7 November 2003
  • Shrestha, S.M.; Costello, M.F.; Sjoblom, P.; McNally, G; Bennett, M.J.; Steigrad, S.J.; and Hughes, G.J. Longitudinal assessment of ovarian follicular and endometrial vascularity by power Doppler ultrasound in IVF. Program and abstracts of the Fourth International Conference of International College of Surgeons / Nepal Section (2004), p. 65 - 66.
  • Shrestha, S.M.; Costello, M.F.; Sjoblom, P.; McNally, G; Bennett, M.J.; Steigrad, S.J.; and Hughes, G.J. Perifollicular blood flow dynamics during IVF stimulation. Program and abstracts of the Eight National Conference of Nepal Society of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists (2004) p. 14.
  • Shrestha, S.M.; Costello, M.F.; Sjoblom, P.; McNally, G; Bennett, M.J.; Steigrad, S.J.; and Hughes, G.J. Power Doppler ultrasound assessment of follicular vascularity in the early follicular phase and its relationship with outcome of in vitro fertilization. Program and abstracts of the Eight National Conference of Nepal Society of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists (2004), p. 13.
  • Costello M, Shrestha SM, Sjoblom P, Steigrad S, Hughes G, McNally G, Bennett M. Power Doppler Ultrasound Assessment of Ovarian Perifollicular Blood Flow in Women with Polycystic Ovaries and Normal Ovaries during in vitro Fertilization Treatment. Conference Program and Handbook of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2004) p 41.
  • Costello M, Grant R, Craven D, O'Neil M, Sjoblom P, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Comparison of Ovarian Response between two individual FSH Start Dose Protocols in Women undergoing Ovarian Stimulation during IVF. Conference Program and Handbook of the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (2004) p 47.
  • Costello MF, Abbott J, Lenart M, Fawcett S, Vancaille T, Katz S, Wilson S. Analgesia for laparoscopy. Australian Gynaecological Endoscopy Society "ART and Science" XVth Annual Scientific Meeting Program Book (2005) p22.
  • Costello M. Predicting Ovarian Response and Oocyte Potential. Serono Symposia International Conference on "In Pursuit of the Perfect Egg" Final Program and Abstracts Handbook (2005) p L6. Costello M, Chapman M, Conway U. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of the Effect of Metformin Co-Administration with Gonadotropins for Ovulation Induction or In Vitro Fertilization in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2005; 45 (s1): A10.
  • Costello M, Shrestha S, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad S, Hughes G. Power Doppler Ultrasound Assessment of the Relationship between Age and Ovarian Perifollicular Blood Flow in Women undergoing in vitro Fertilization Treatment. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2005; 45 (s1): A15.
  • Costello M, Lukic J, Garrett D, Steigrad S, Hughes G, Sjoblom P. Serum Progesterone Levels at the Time of Egg Collection During in vitro Fertilization (IVF). Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2005; 45 (s1): A23.
  • Costello M, Chapman M, Conway U. A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of metformin co-administration during in vitro fertilization in polycystic ovary syndrome. Effective Care in Gynaecology Program and Abstracts Handbook (2006) p 30.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson NP, Sjoblom P. Metformin vs. the oral contraceptive pill in PCOS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Hum Reprod 2006; vol 1, Suppl 1. O-225, p 88.
  • Sjoblom P, Costello MF, Shrestha SM, , McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ. Good follicular vascularisation early in the cycle is associated with a higher pregnancy rate in stimulated cycles for IVF. Hum Reprod 2006; vol 1, Suppl 1, P-326, p 126.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson NP, Sjoblom P. A comparison of metabolic outcomes between metformin and the oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2006; 46 (s2): A17.
  • Costello MF, Abbott J, Katz S, Vancaillie T, Lenart M, Fawcett S, Walsh R, Wilson S, Lyons S. A prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of multimodal intraoperative analgesia for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis. AGES XVII Annual Scientific Meeting Program and Abstracts Handbook 2007; p 40-41.
  • Costello M, Shrestha S, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett M, Steigrad S, Hughes G. Assessment of Ovarian Perifollicular Blood Flow during IVF Treatment. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2007; 47 (s1): A5-6.
  • Costello M, Abbott J, Katz S, Vancaillie T, Lenart M, Fawcett S, Walsh R, Wilson S, Lyons S. A prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of multimodal intra-operative analgesia for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2007; 47 (s1): A6.
  • Costello M, Abbott J, Katz S, Vancaillie T, Lenart M, Fawcett S, Walsh R, Wilson S, Lyons S. The multimodal analgesia for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis study: intra- and post- operative hospital outcomes of the randomized cohort. 10th World Congress on Endometriosis (WCE) and AGES XVIII Annual Scientific Meeting Abstracts and Program Handbook 2008; P 103 Abstract 201.
  • Costello M, Lindsay K, McNally G. The effect of adenomyosis on IVF and ICSI treatment outcome. Hum Reprod 2008; vol 23, Suppl 1. O-265, p i107.
  • Costello M, Lindsay K, McNally G. The effect of adenomyosis on IVF and ICSI treatment outcome. Conference Program and Book of Abstracts for the 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Conference 2008; page 34.
  • Fay L, Costello M, Garrett D, Van Der Vegte G, Hughes G. A comparative review of ovulation and pregnancy rates by gonadotrophin preparations in women with Group 1 WHO anovulatory infertility. Fertil Steril 2008; vol 90, Suppl September 2008. P-31. S121.
  • Costello M. IVF and Endometriosis - IVF Cycle Management. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009; 49 (s1): A6.
  • Koch J, Costello M, Kilani S. Outcome of Twice-Frozen-Thawed Embryos. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2009; 49 (s1): A34.
  • Tso LO, Costello MF, Andriolo RB, Albuquerque LE, Freitas V. Metformin treatment during IVF in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: meta-analysis. Human Reproduction 2010; 25 (s1): i67.
  • Lahoud R, Foley J, Ryan J, Costello M, Quinn F, Illingworth P. Recombinant LH supplementation in patients with a relative reduction in serum LH levels during IVF/ICSI treatment cycles: A prospective randomised controlled trial. Human Reproduction 2010; 25 (s1): i90.
  • Koch J, Costello M, Kilani S. A retrospective comparison of live-birth rate of oncefrozen versus twice-frozen embryo transfer. Human Reproduction 2010; 25 (s1): i173.
  • Costello M. Evidence Based Fertility Management of PCOS. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2010; 50 (s1): P17.
  • Costello M. Evidence based guidelines for the pharmacological and surgical management of infertility in PCOS. Endocrine Society of Australia and Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group (ESA-APEG) Meeting Proceedings and Abstract Book 2011; P 91-92. www.esa-apeg.org.
  • Costello MF, Misso ML, Wong J, Teede HJ, Hart R, Rombauts L, Melder A, Norman RJ. Aromatase Inhibitors for PCOS: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Abstract Book 2012.
  • Costello MF, Chew CYM, Lindsay K, Wang A, McNally G. The effect of polycystic ovaries on IVF/ICSI treatment outcome. Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Conerence Abstract Book 2013.
  • Costello MF. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Australian Alliance Evidence-Based Guidelines. RANZCOG 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting Conference Handbook 2013; Page 43.
  • Rui WANG, Robert NORMAN, Madelon VAN WELY, Neil JOHNSON, Michael COSTELLO, Hanwang ZHANG, Ben W. MOL. Is Clomiphene Citrate Still the First-line Treatment for Women with WHO Group II Anovulation? - A Network Meta-analysis of Ovulation Induction. Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting Conference Abstract Book 2015.
  • S. Khashaba, M. Chapman, E. Kolibianakis, J. Bosdou, M. Costello, K. Shannon, C. Venetis. Human Reproduction Abstract Book 2016; vol 131; suppl 1; Poster 001; P i 131.
  • Costello M. Highlighting major aspects to IVF cycle endocrinology. Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2017 Conference Program. P
  • Lahoud R, Ryan J, Illingworth P; Quinn F, Costello M. Recombinant LH supplementation in patients with a relative reduction in LH levels during IVF/ICSI cycles. Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2017 Presentation Abstracts Book. P48-49.

Book Chapters

  • Costello MF, Sjoblom P, Shrestha S M. Use of Doppler Ultrasound Imaging of the Ovary during IVF Treatment as a Predictor of Success. In: Rao KA, Brinsdon PR, and Sathananthan H (2nd eds). The Infertility Manual. New Delhi: JAYPEE Brothers Medical Publishers; 2004: 344-349.
  • Hughes G, Steigrad S, Persson J, Costello M. Fertility in the over-35-year-old. In: How to Treat. Australia’s leading series on primary care treatment. Australian Doctor; 2006: 43-50.
  • Sjoblom P, Costello MF. Is routine use of embryo transfer catheter stylets good medical practice? In: Allahbadia GN. Embryo Transfer. New Delhi: JAYPEE Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd; 2008: 407-413.
  • Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome 2011. PCOS Australian Alliance. Peer reviewed and approved for publication by the Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Available at www.managingpcos.org.au/pcos-evidence-based-guidelines.
    Chair Author for Chapter 7 "Pharmacological management of infertility in PCOS". P 71-78.
    Chair Author for Chapter 8 "Surgical management of infertility in PCOS". P 79-82.
    Coauthor for Chapter 6 "Non-pharmacological first line management of infertility in PCOS". P 69-70.
  • Moran L., Teede H,; Marsh K, Talbot M, Costello M, Frearson M, Thondan, M, Stepto, N, Melder, A. Non-pharmacological first line management of infertility in PCOS. In: Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health on behalf of the PCOS Australian Alliance. Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Melbourne; 2011: 69-70.
  • Costello MF, Teede H, Norman R, Hart, R, Wong J, Rombauts L, Thredgold N, Moss J, Misso M. Pharmacological management of infertility in PCOS. In: Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health on behalf of the PCOS Australian Alliance. Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Melbourne; 2011: 71-78.
  • Costello MF, Teede H, Norman R, Hart, R, Wong J, Rombauts L, Thredgold N, Moss J, Misso M. Surgical management of infertility in PCOS. In: Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health on behalf of the PCOS Australian Alliance. Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Melbourne; 2011: 79-82.
  • Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome 2015. PCOS Australian Alliance. Updated August 2015 - Section 7.4 Aromatase Inhibitors. Chair Author for Chapter 7.4 "Aromatase Inhibitors". P 99-103. Available at
    https://jeanhailes.org.au/contents/documents/Resources/Tools/PCOS_evidencebased_guideline_for_assessment_and_management_pcos.pdf.
    https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/_files_nhmrc/publications/attachments/pcos_guideline_update d_18082015_v3.pdf.
  • Costello M, Koch J, Ledger W. Recombinant LH, recombinant hCG and GnRH agonist to trigger ovulation: a critical evaluation. Manual of Ovulation Induction and Ovulation Stimulation Protocols (3rd edition). Editors Allahbadia GN and Merchant R. New Delhi: JAYPEE Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd; 2016: 454-4462

Peer Reviewed Internet

Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals

  • Perrin LC, Costello MF. Laparoscopic treatment of ectopic pregnancy. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 1993;33:190-194
  • Costello MF, Hughes GJ, Garrett DK, Hanjani A, Steigrad SJ. A spontaneous luteinizing hormone surge is beneficial in women with unexplained infertility undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation without in vitro fertilization. Int J Fertil 1998;43(1):28-33
  • Costello MF, Horrowitz SD, and Williamson M. A prospective randomized double blind placebo controlled study of local anaesthetic injected through the hysteroscope for outpatient hysteroscopy and endometrial biopsy. Gynaecological Endoscopy 1998;7:121-12
  • Costello MF, Hughes GJ, Garrett DK, Steigrad SJ, Ekangaki A. Prognostic Value of Baseline Serum Estradiol in Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation of Women with Unexplained Infertility. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2001;41(1): 69-74
  • Costello MF, Sjoblom P, Haddad Y. Steigrad S, and Bosch E. No decline in semen quality among potential sperm donors in Sydney, Australia, between 1983 and 2001. J. Assist. Reprod. Genet 2002;19(6):284-290
  • Costello MF, Horrowitz S, Steigrad S, Saif N, Bennett M and Ekangaki A. Transcervical intra- uterine topical local anesthetic at hysterosalpingography: prospective, randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled trial. Fertil Steril 2002;78(5):1116-1122.
  • Costello MF, Eden JA. A systematic review of the reproductive system effects of metformin in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertil Steril 2003;79(1):1-13
  • Costello MF, Emerson S, Lukic J, Sjoblom P, Garrett D, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Predictive value of Mid Luteal Progesterone Concentration before Luteal Support in Controlled Ovarian Hyperstimulation with Intrauterine Insemination. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2004; 44: 51-56.
  • Costello MF, Emerson S, Miranda T, Bakhtyari Mo Bashir, Clements S, Hughes G, Steigrad S. Case Series of a Single Centre's Treatment of Ovulatory Infertility with Clomiphene Citrate and Intrauterine Insemination in 2002. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2004; 44: 156-159.
  • Costello MF. A Systematic Review of the Treatment of Ovulatory Infertility with Clomiphene Citrate and Intrauterine Insemination. Aust N Z J Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2004; 44: 93-102.
  • Shrestha SM, Costello MF, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett MJ, Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ. Longitudinal Assessment of Ovarian Perifollicular and Endometrial Vascularity by Power Doppler Ultrasound in Pregnant and Non-pregnant cycles in the IVF setting. J Assist Reprod Genet 2004; 21:387-395.
  • Costello MF. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Management Update. Australian Family Physician 2005; 34:127-133.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha SM, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett MJ, Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ. Power Doppler Ultrasound Assessment of Ovarian Perifollicular Blood Flow in Women with Polycystic Ovaries and Normal Ovaries during in vitro Fertilization Treatment. Fertil Steril 2005;83(4):945-954.
  • Hughes G, Steigrad S, Persson J, Costello M. Fertility in the over-35-year-old. Australian Doctor 2005;8 July:29-34.
  • Costello M, Shrestha B, Eden J, Sjoblom P, Johnson N. Insulin-sensitising drugs versus the combined oral contraceptive pill for hirsutism, acne, and risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and endometrial cancer in polycystic ovary syndrome. (Protocol) The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2005, Issue 4. Art. No.:CD005552. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD005552.
  • Costello MF. REVISION SISTEMATICA Y METAANALISIS DE LOS EFECTOS DE LA METFORMINA SOLA O EN COMBINACION CON CITRATO DE CLOMIFENO SOBRE EL SISTEMA REPRODUCTIVO EN PACIENTES CON SINDROME DE OVARIO POLIQUISTICO [SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META- ANALYSIS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM EFFECTS OF METFORMIN ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH CLOMIPHENE CITRATE IN PATIENTS WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME]. Sociedad Iberoamericana de Informacion Cientifica (SIIC) En Internet www.siicsalud.com (ISSN: 1667-9008), Section "Expertos Invitados", "Expertos del Mundo".Published as from April 29th, 2005. URL http://www.siicsalud.com/dato/experto.php/69636
  • Costello MF, Steigrad S, Annette Collet. A prospective, randomized, single-blinded, controlled trial comparing two topical anesthetic modalities for the application of a tenaculum to the cervix. J Obstet Gynaecol 2005; 25(8):781-785.
  • Costello MF, Chapman M, Conway U. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on metformin co-administration during gonadotropin ovulation induction or in vitro fertilization in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Hum Reprod 2006; 21(6):1387-1399.
  • Shrestha SM, Costello MF, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett MJ, Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ. Power Doppler ultrasound assessment of follicular vascularity in the early follicular phase and its relationship with outcome of in vitro fertilization. J Assist Reprod Genet 2006; 23(4): 161-169.
  • Sjöblom P, Menezes J, Cummins L, Bagyalakshmi M, Costello MF. Prediction of embryo developmental potential and pregnancy based on early stage morphological characteristics. Fertil Steril 2006;86(4):848-61.
  • Tso LO, Costello MF, Andriolo R, Albuquerque LET, Freitas V. Metformin treatment before and during IVF/ICSI in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD006105. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD006105.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha SM, Sjoblom P, McNally G, Bennett MJ, Steigrad SJ, Hughes GJ. Power doppler ultrasound assessment of the relationship between age and ovarian perifollicular blood flow in women undergoing in vitro fertilization treatment. J Assist Reprod Genet 2006;23(9-10):359-365
  • Costello MF, Chapman M, Conway U. Erratum: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on metformin co-administration during gonadotrophin ovulation induction or IVF in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (Human Reproduction (2006) vol. 21 (1387-1399)). Hum Reprod 2006; 21(10): 2728.
  • Costello MF, Chapman M, Conway U. A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials on metformin co-administration during gonadotropin ovulation induction or in vitro fertilization in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Hum Reprod Excerpts Indian Edition 2006; 3(1): 33-45.
  • Costello M, Shrestha B, Eden J, Sjoblom P, Johnson N. Insulin-sensitising drugs versus the combined oral contraceptive pill for hirsutism, acne and risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and endometrial cancer in polycystic ovary syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD005552. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD005552.pub2.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review. Hum Reprod 2007; 22 (5): 1200-1209.
  • Costello MF, Shrestha B, Eden J, Johnson N, Sjoblom P. Metformin versus oral contraceptive pill in polycystic ovary syndrome: a Cochrane Review. Hum Reprod, Russian Excerpted Edition 2007; 1 (2): 33-42.
  • Costello MF. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the reproductive system effects of metformin alone or in combination with clomiphene citrate in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome. Salud(i)Ciencia, Expertos Invitados, 2007; 15 (5): 852-855.
  • Costello MF. Revision Sistematica Y Metaanalisis De Los Efectos De La Metformina Sola O En Combinacion Con Citrato De Clomifeno Sobre El Sistema Reproductivo En Pacientes Con Sindrome De Ovario Poliquistico. Salud(i)Ciencia, Expertos Invitados, 2007; 15 (5): 852-855.
  • Tso LO, Costello MF, Albuquerque LE, Andriolo RB, Freitas V. Metformin treatment before and during IVF or ICSI in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006105. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD006105.pub2.
  • Wang YA, Chapman M, Costello M, Sullivan EA. Better perinatal outcomes following transfer of fresh blastocysts and blastocysts cultured from thawed cleavage embryos, a population based study. Hum Reprod 2010;25(6):1536-1542
  • Costello MF, Abbott J, Katz S, Vancaillie T, Wilson S. A prospective, randomized, double- blind, placebo-controlled trial of multimodal intraoperative analgesia for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis. Fert Stert 2010; 94 (2): 436-443
  • Nahuis M, Costello MF, Van der Veen F, Tso LO, Oosterhuis J, Mol BWJ, van Wely M. Metformin co-administration during follicle stimulating hormone ovulation induction with timed intercourse or intra-uterine insemination for subfertility associated with polycystic
  • ovary syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009090. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009090
  • Koch J, Costello M, S Kilani S, Chapman M. Twice-frozen embryos are no detriment to pregnancy success - a retrospective comparative study. Fertil Steril 2011;96:58-62
  • Costello MF, Lindsay K, McNally G. The effect of adenomyosis on in vitro fertilisation and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection treatment outcome. Eur J Obstet Gynecol 2011;158:229-
  • 234
  • Kroon B, Johnson N, Chapman M, Yazdani A on behalf Australasian CREI Consensus Expert Panel on Trial evidence (ACCEPT) group including Costello M. Fibroids in infertility - consensus statement from ACCEPT (Australasian CREI Consensus Expert Panel on Trial evidence). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2011; 51:
  • 289-295
  • Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome
  • 2011. PCOS Australian Alliance. Peer reviewed and approved for publication by the
  • Australian Government National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Available at www.managingpcos.org.au/pcos-evidence-based-guidelines.
  • Chair Author for Chapter 7 “Pharmacological management of infertility in PCOS”. P 71-78.
  • Chair Author for Chapter 8 “Surgical management of infertility in PCOS”. P 79-82.
  • Coauthor for Chapter 6 “Non-pharmacological first line management of infertility in PCOS”. P69-70.
  • Teede HJ, Misso ML, Deeks AA, Moran LJ, Stuckey BGA, Wong JLA, Norman RJ and Costello MF. Assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome: summary of an evidence- based guideline. Med J Aust 2011;195(6): S65-S112.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome: an introduction. S69-S75
    • Section 1: Challenges in the diagnostic assessment of PCOS. S76-S78
    • Section 2: Interdisciplinary model of care in diagnosed PCOS. S79-S80
    • Section 3: Assessment of cardiometabolic risk in PCOS. S81-S83
    • Section 4: Assessment of emotional wellbeing in PCOS. S84-S86
    • Section 5: Lifestyle management in PCOS. S87-S91
    • Section 6: Non-pharmacological first-line management of infertility in PCOS S92
    • Section 7: Pharmacological management of infertility in PCOS. S93-SS96
    • Section 8: Surgical management of infertility in PCOS. S97-S99
  • Wang Y, Costello MF, Chapman M, Black D, Sullivan E. Transfers of fresh blastocyst and blastocyst cultured from thawed cleavage embryos associated with fewer miscarriages. Reproductive BioMedicine Online (RBMO) 2011;23:777-788
  • Misso ML, Wong J, Teede HJ, Hart R, Rombauts L, Melder A, Norman RJ, Costello MF. Aromatase inhibitors for PCOS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Reproduction Update 2012;18:301-312.
  • Costello MF, Ledger WL. Evidence based lifestyle and pharmacological management of
  • infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Women’s Health 2012;8:277-290.
  • Costello MF, Ledger WL. Evidence based management of infertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome using surgery or assisted reproductive technology. Women’s Health 2012;8:291-300.
  • Costello MF, Misso ML, Wong J, Hart R, Rombauts L, Melder A, Norman RJ, Teede HJ. The treatment of infertility in polycystic ovary syndrome: a brief update. ANZJOG 2012;52:400-403
  • Misso ML, Wong J, Teede HJ, Hart R, Rombauts L, Melder A, Norman RJ, Costello MF. Aromatase inhibitors for PCOS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Reproduction Update 2012; Indian Excerpted Edition Volume 2 Issue 2 P
  • Misso ML, Teede HJ, Hart R, Wong J, Rombauts L, Melder AM, Norman RJ, Costello MF. Status of clomiphene citrate and metformin for infertility in PCOS. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 2012;23(10):533-543
  • Misso ML, Costello MF, Garrubba M, Wong J, Hart R, Rombauts L, Melder AM, Norman RJ, Teede HJ. Metformin versus clomiphene citrate for infertility in non-obese women with PCOS: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Human Reproduction Update 2013;19(1):2-11
  • Tso LO, Costello MF, Albuquerque LET, Andriolo RB, Macedo CR. Metformin treatment before and during IVF or ICSI in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006105. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD006105.pub3.
  • Evidence-based guideline for the assessment and management of polycystic ovary syndrome
  • 2015. PCOS Australian Alliance. Updated August 2015 - Section 7.4 Aromatase Inhibitors. Chair Author for Chapter 7.4 “Aromatase Inhibitors”. P 99-103. Available at
    https://jeanhailes.org.au/contents/documents/Resources/Tools/PCOS_evidence-based_guideline_for_assessment_and_management_pcos.pdf.
    https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/_files_nhmrc/publications/attachments/pcos_guideline_updated_18082015_v3.pdf.
  • Tso LO, Costello MF, Albuquerque LET, Andriolo RB, Marjoribanks J, Macedo CR. Metformin treatment before and during in vitro fertiliization or intrcytoplasmic sperm injection in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: summary of a Cochrane review. Fertility and Sterility 2015;104(3):542-544.
  • Costello MF, Chew CYM, Lindsay K, Wang A, McNally G. Effect of polycystic ovaries on in vitro fertilisation and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection treatment outcome. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction (APJR) 2016; 5(3): 182-187
  • Lahoud R, Ryan J, Illingworth P; Quinn F, Costello M. Recombinant LH supplementation in patients with a relative reduction in LH levels during IVF/ICSI cycles: A prospective randomized controlled trial. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 2017;210:300-305.
  • Bordewijk EM, Nahuis M, Costello MF, Van der Veen F, Tso LO, Mol BWJ, van Wely M. Metformin during ovulation induction with gonadotrophins followed by timed intercourse or intrauterine insemination for subfertility associated with polycystic ovary syndrome. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD009090. DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD009090.pub2.
  • Wang R, Kim BV, van Wely M, Johnson NP, Costello MF, Zhang H, Ng EHY, Legro RS, Bhattacharya S, Norman RJ, Mol BWJ. Treatment strategies for women with WHO group II anovulation - a systematic review and network meta-analysis. BMJ 2017;356:j138 http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j138
  • Costello MF. The Current Role of Metformin in the Treatment of Infertility in PCOS: A Mini- Review. Annals of Clinical & Experimental Metabolism (Ann Clin Exp Metabol) 2017;2(2):1018 (P1-4).
  • Lee E, Botha WC; Costello MF; Chambers GM. Which assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment strategy is the most clinically and cost-effective for women of advanced maternal age: A Markov Model. Submitted to Human Reproduction on 8/12/17.
  • Costello MF. First Line Pharmacological Ovulation Induction Therapy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Book Chapter for publication in Book titled “40 Years in IVF; insights from Leading Experts”. Submitted 11/11/17.

INVITED TEACHING PRESENTATIONS AT PLENARY SESSIONS AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

Local and State Scientific Meetings

  • Latest Advances in Male Infertility.
    Lecture for General Practioners. Palm Meadows Carrara. Gold Coast. 5/5/98.
  • New Pills and IUCDs.
    Lecture presentation at Royal Hospital for Women GP Update Conference. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 8/4/00.
  • Problems in Early Pregnancy.
    Lecture presentation at GP Update Conference. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 31/03/01.
  • Livial for Hormone Replacement Therapy.
    Lecture presentation for the launch of Livial HRT to GP's in Eastern Suburbs Sydney at Buon Ricordos Restaurant, Paddington, Sydney. 22/5/02
  • Introduction to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation to POSAA (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association of Australia) NSW Meeting. Lecture Theatre, Women's Health Institute, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 6/12/03.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation to South Eastern Sydney Division of General Practice. Moore Park Golf Club, Sydney. 21/7/04.
  • Fertility in the over 35 year old.
    Lecture presentation to General Practioners. Arena Restaurant, Fox Studios, Moore Park, Sydney. 14/9/0
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Is Metformin the Answer?
    Lecture presentation to General Practioners. Arena Restaurant, Fox Studios, Moore Park, Sydney. 11/4/06
  • Metformin: the Endocrinologists answer to PCOS?
    Lecture presentation to Obstetricians and Gynaecologists as part of O&G Specialist Educational Update. Pavilion on the Park, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. 18/4/06
  • Basics of Assisted Reproductive Technology.
    Lecture presentation for NSW Registrar Training Symposium. Research and Education Building, St George Public Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney. 12/5/06.
  • Cancer and ART.
    Lecture presentation for Eastern Suburbs Medical Association (ESMA). Moda Restaurant, Bondi Junction, Sydney. 29/5/07.
  • PCOS and Metformin: what is the evidence?
    Lecture presentation for Endocrinologists at Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital. Lecture Theatre, Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, Sydney. 26/7/07.
  • Assisted Conception Seminar: IVF Treatment - A Step by Step Overview of a Typical IVF Cycle.
    Lecture presentation to General Practioners. Barzura Ristorante, Coogee, Sydney. 4/6/08.
  • Reproductive Medicine Workshop: Managing Miscarriage and Early Pregnancy Bleeding.
    Workshop presentation to General Practioners. IVFAustralia, Westfield Tower, Bondi Junction, Sydney. 11/6/08.
  • Reproductive Medicine Workshop: PCOS: Is there any role for Metformin?
    Workshop presentation to General Practioners. IVFAustralia, Westfield Tower, Bondi Junction, Sydney. 11/6/08.
  • PCOS and Metformin Overview:
    Presentation to General Practioners. Eastgardens Medical Centre, Pagewood, Sydney. 28/8/08.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:
    Presentation to General Practioners at Family Planning NSW, 328-336 Liverpool Road, Ashfield, Sydney. 24/9/08.
  • Diagnosis and Management of PCOS:
    Australian Doctor Internal Medicine Educational Seminar. Sydney University, Sydney. 28/3/09.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, the Considerations, Obstacles, and Solutions.
    Presentation to General Practioners at Barzura Restaurant, Coogee, Sydney. 20/10/09.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:
    Presentation to General Practioners at Royal Hospital For Women’s “O&G Perinatal Update”, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 14/11/09.
  • Reproductive Health under the Microscope Masterclass: Problems in Early Pregnancy.
    Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for General Practioners at Medina Grand Harbourside, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 8/5/10.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome:
    Masterclass Presentation to General Practioners at Vibe Hotel, Sydney. 2/4/11.
  • Evidence Based Guidelines for the Pharmacological and Surgical Management of Infertility in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation at the UNSW Christmas Women’s Health Symposium. Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick, Sydney. December 16, 2011.
  • PCOS for the Gynaecologist: Fertility and Endocrine Considerations.
    Lecture presentation for NSW Fellows’ Educational Evening, Australian Medical Association (AMA) (NSW) Conference Centre, St Leonards, Sydney. 20/3/12.
  • Update on Menopause Treatment and Management Masterclass.
    Novotel Rockford, Darling Harbour, Sydney. 24/3/12.
  • Investigating Male Infertility.
    RANZCOG NSW/ACT Registrar Education Day, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. 27/7/12.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Masterclass.
    Convention Centre, Taronga Zoo, Sydney. 23/3/13.
  • Fertility Fundamentals. Presentation to GPs, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Coogee, Sydney. 22/4/15.
  • Reproductive Consequences of PCOS.
    RANZCOG NSW/ACT Registrar Education Day, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. 29/5/15.
  • Ovarian Stimulation for IVF.
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. 27/9/16.
  • Egg Freezing.
    Presentation to GPs. The Cookhouse, Randwick, Sydney. 1/11/16.
  • PCOS Update.
    Oral presentation to Monash Qld O&G’s. Monash IVF Doctors Risk Management and Clinical Update Meeting. Wesley Hospital, Auchenflower, Brisbane. 25/11/17.

National Scientific Meetings

  • Is IVF-ICSI Damaging our Gene Pool?
    Lecture presentation at Sydney Menopause Symposium titled Flushes, Fertility and Flushes. The Scientia, University of New South Wales. 24/03/01.
  • Normal Folliculogenesis and its Implications in ART.
    Lecture presentation at Fertility Nurses of Australasia Workshop entitled "Introduction to Ultrasound". Crowne Plaza Hotel, Coogee Beach. 4/08/01.
  • Controversies in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation at the Royal Hospital for Women's "Annual Hormone Update and Education Day 2002 Conference". Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Randwick. Sydney. 16/2/02.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Hirsutism.
    Lecture for POSAA (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association of Australia) Annual Conference. Mathews Theatre, UNSW, Sydney. 5/10/02
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: The Role of Metformin and Other New Developments.
    Lecture presentation at the Royal Hospital for Women's "Annual Hormone Update and Education Day 2003 Conference". Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Randwick. Sydney. 15/2/03.
  • Doppler Ultrasound Assessment of Ovarian Follicular Vascularity during IVF.
    Oral Presentation at the Integrated Women's Health Care Royal Hospital for Women Centenary Scientific Conference, Sydney. 20/10/04.
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.
    Oral Presentation at the Integrated Women's Health Care Royal Hospital for Women Centenary Scientific Conference, Sydney. 22/10/04.
  • The Modern Management of PCOS.
    Oral Presentation at the Integrated Women's Health Care Royal Hospital for Women Centenary Scientific Conference, Sydney. 22/10/04.
  • Investigation and Management of Alopecia and Hirsutism.
    Oral Lecture Presentation at the Royal Hospital for Women's "Annual Hormone and Women's Health Update and Education Day 2005 Conference. Clancy Auditorium, University of New South Wales, Randwick. Sydney. 12/2/05.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Oral Lecture Presentation at the 2006 Annual CREI (Certificate in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility) National Training Weekend. Stamford Plaza, Double Bay, Sydney. 24/3/06.
  • Ovulation Induction.
    Workshop presentation at the 11th Annual Sydney GPCE (General Practioner Conference and Exhibition). The Dome and Exhibition Hall, Sydney Showground, Home Bush Bay. Sydney. 27/5/06.
  • Practical Approach to the Woman with PCOS.
    Workshop presentation at the Sydney GPCE (GP Continuing Education) Primary Care Conference. The Dome and Exhibition Hall, Sydney Showground, Home Bush Bay. Sydney. 19/5/07.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Is There any Role for Metformin?
    Seminar presentation at the Sydney GPCE (GP Continuing Education) Primary Care Conference. The Dome and Exhibition Hall, Sydney Showground, Home Bush Bay. Sydney. 25/5/08.
  • PCOS Research Presentation.
    Oral presentation at the Inaugural Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health PCOS Research Meeting. Medical Institute of Health Services Research Building, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Melbourne. 23/8/08.
  • WOMEN’S HEALTH: The dilemma of PCOS.
    Workshop presentation at the Annual Sydney GPCE (General Practioner Conference and Exhibition). The Dome and Exhibition Hall, Sydney Showground, Home Bush Bay. Sydney. 24/5/09.
  • Polycystic Ovaries - What does a GP need to do?
    Oral presentation at the Family Planning NSW Conference and Open Day: Reproductive Health. Family Planning NSW, Ashfield, Sydney. 15/8/09.
  • New Developments in PCOS.
    Workshop presentation at the Annual Sydney GPCE (General Practioner Conference and Exhibition). The Dome and Exhibition Hall, Sydney Showground, Home Bush Bay. Sydney. 20/5/10.
  • Evidence based guidelines for the pharmacological and surgical management of infertility in PCOS.
    ESA Symposium - PCOS Guidelines and Research Directions (Clinical). Oral presentation at the Endocrine Society of Australia and Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group (ESA-APEG) Conference. Perth Convention Centre, Perth. 30/8/11.
  • New PCOS Guidelines.
    Oral presentation at the Annual Women’s Health Update, Clancy Auditorium, UNSW, Sydney. 18/2/12. 1260 GP’s in attendance.
  • Ovulation Induction in PCOS.
    Invited oral presentation at SEED (Specialists Sharing Expertise, Education and Data) 3rd Annual Meeting, Novotel Hotel, Melbourne. September 13-14 2014.

International Scientific Meetings

  • Metformin and Polycystic Ovary Disease.
    Invited oral presentation at International Clinical Trials Symposium (Clinical Trials in Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecology session), Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. 22 October 2002. Proceedings of International Clinical Trials Symposium 2002 p26
  • Predicting Ovarian Response and Oocyte Potential.
    Invited oral presentation at Serono Symposia International Conference on “In Pursuit of the Perfect Egg”. Holiday Inn, City Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand. September 4 2005.
  • A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of metformin co-administration during in vitro fertilization in polycystic ovary syndrome.
    Effective Care in Gynaecology “Celebrating 10 years of the Cochrane Menstrual Disorders and Subfertility Group” Conference. Auckland Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand. February 27-28 2006.
  • Clinical Guidelines.
    Inaugural RANZCOG/CREI Annual Meeting, Vibe Hotel, Sydney, Australia May 23-25 2008.
  • PCOS Consensus Statements.
    Annual RANZCOG CREI Conference 2009. Sydney, Australia. May 22-24, 2009.
  • IVF and Endometriosis - IVF Cycle Management.
    Keynote oral presentation at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2009 Conference. Perth, Australia. October 25-28, 2009.
  • Metformin use in PCOS women undergoing IVF/ICSI
    treatment trial. Oral presentation at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2009 Conference. Perth, Australia. October 25-28, 2009.
  • Smoking and Fertility.
    Oral presentation with Juliette Koch at the 28th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2009 Conference. Perth, Australia. October 25-28, 2009.
  • Evidence Based Fertility Management of PCOS.
    Keynote oral presentation at the 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2010 Conference. Adelaide, Australia. October 10-13, 2010.
  • Update on IVF Treatments.
    Oral presentation at the Women’s Hospitals Australasia (WHA) Clinical Meeting Ambulatory Gynaecology: Exploring the Options for Service Delivery. Sydney, Australia. April 1, 2011.
  • Ovulation Induction.
    Oral presentation at the CREI 2011 Trainee National Meeting. Sir Stamford Hotel at Circular Quay, Sydney. 28/5/11.
  • Australian PCOS Guidelines.
    Oral presentation at the CREI 2012 Trainee National Meeting. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, City, Sydney. 5/5/12.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Oral presentation for the RANZCOG 2012 MRANZCOG Preexamination Course . Rydges Hotel, Sydney, Australia. October 26, 2012.
  • How to Schedule GnRH Antagonist Cycles.
    Oral presentation at the Clinical Observation Program (COP) for Fertility sponsored by MSD. Sydney, Australia. May 3-4 2013.
  • What we have learned from Corifollitropin Alfa Clinical Trials.
    Oral presentation at the Clinical Observation Program (COP) for Fertility sponsored by MSD. Sydney, Australia. May 3-4 2013.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Australian Alliance Evidence-Based Guidelines.
    Keynote oral presentation at the RANZCOG 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting . Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, Australia. September 8-11, 2013.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Oral presentation for the RANZCOG 2013 MRANZCOG Preexamination Course . Rydges Hotel, Sydney, Australia. November 1, 2013.
  • Pathophysiology and Management of PCOS.
    Oral presentation at the CREI 2014 Trainee National Meeting. The Grace Hotel, Sydney, City, Sydney. 17/5/14.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Oral presentation for the RANZCOG 2014 MRANZCOG Preexamination Course . Rydges Hotel, Sydney, Australia. October 31, 2014.
  • What to Expect from a Normo-Responder Patient Undergoing a GnRH Antagonist Protocol.
    Oral presentation at the Clinical Observation Program (COP) for Infertility Conference sponsored by MSD. Sydney, Australia. November 7 2014.
  • Is Clomiphene Citrate Treatment Outdated?.
    Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) 2015 Conference. Canberra, Australia. September 14-16, 2015.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Oral presentation for the RANZCOG 2015 NSW MRANZCOG Preexamination Course . Rydges Hotel, Sydney, Australia. October 30, 2015.
  • Pathophysiology and Management of PCOS.
    Oral presentation at the Annual APAC (Asia Pacific) Life Conference. Taipei, Taiwan. May 20-21 2016.
  • How to Perform a Systematic Review.
    Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Annual Conference 2016, Perth, Australia. September 5-7 2016.
  • What is new in the management of PCOS?.
    Oral presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Annual Conference 2016, Perth, Australia. September 5-7 2016.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Oral presentation for the FRANZCOG 2016 Revision Course . Rydges Hotel, Sydney, Australia. October 28, 2016.
  • Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) Presentation: Translating Our Discoveries.
    Invited oral presentation at the combined 2nd Annual Meeting of the Centre for Research Excellence in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (CREPCOS) and the 14th Annual Androgen Excess & PCOS Society (AE-PCOS) Meeting, Lorne, Victoria. November 10 2016.
  • What is new in the management of PCOS. Oral presentation at the International Gynaecologic Society Annual Congress. UNSW, Sydney, Australia. March 24, 2017.
  • PCOS and Metformin - Evidence Update.
    Oral presentation at the CREI 2017 Trainee National Meeting. Crown Plaza Hotel, Coogee, Sydney, Australia. May 6 2017.
  • Highlighting major aspects to IVF cycle endocrinology.
    Oral presentation at the Fertility Society of Australia (FSA) Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. October 17 2017.

OTHER INVITED TEACHING PRESENTATIONS TO PROFESSIONAL PEERS

  • Endometriosis.
    Lecture for Gold Coast Hospital resident and registrar and consultant staff. Gold Coast Hospital. 26/6/98.
  • Latest Advances in Infertility
    Lecture for General Practioners. Mermaid Medical Centre. Gold Coast. 18/5/99
  • Bleeding in early pregnancy (ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage).
    Lecture presentation for RMO’s & Registrars. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 27/1/00.
  • Hormones and Infertility.
    Lecture presentation for RMO’s & Registrars. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 19/9/00
  • Androgens and Polycystic ovaries.
    MRANZCOG Pre-exam Course. Northern Sydney Education Centre, Gladesville Macquarie Hospital, North Ryde. 14/11/00.
  • Bleeding in Early Pregnancy.
    Lecture presentation for RMO’s & Registrars. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 6/03/01
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture for RMO’s & Registrars. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 28/6/02
  • Problems in Early Pregnancy Clinic Audit.
    Lecture for Senior Medical Staff, RMO’s & Registrars. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 20/8/02
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture for Sydney Registrar Symposium. Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 20/9/02
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Insulin Resistance, and Metformin
    Lecture presentation at the Diabetes Centre, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney. 6/11/02
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Evidence for Use of Metformin.
    Grand Rounds Presentation at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. 15/4/03.
  • Infertility Seminar: GP Update Evening.
    Lecture presentation on "Stem Cell Research" on behalf of IVFAustralia for general practioners at the Lecture Theatre, Women's Health Institute, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 27/8/03.
  • Healthed Case Discussion Tutorial Evening for GPs.
    Lecture presentation followed by case discussions on PCOS. Lecture Theatre, Women's Health Institute, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 22/3/05.
  • Grand Rounds Presentation: Department of Reproductive Medicine.
    Research Activities Section of Grand Rounds Presentation at the Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. 3/5/05.
  • Basic Reproductive Endocrinolgy.
    Lecture presentation to O&G specialist group “Fertility Gold Coast”. Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. 2/2/07.
  • Ovulation Induction.
    Lecture presentation to O&G specialist group “Fertility Gold Coast”. Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. 2/2/07.
  • Ovarian Stimulation with Intra-Uterine Insemination.
    Lecture presentation to O&G specialist group “Fertility Gold Coast”. Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. 2/2/07.
  • Ovarian Stimulation with IVF/ICSI:
    Protocols. Lecture presentation to O&G specialist group “Fertility Gold Coast”. Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. 2/2/07.
  • Ovarian Stimulation with IVF/ICSI: GnRH atagonists, Recombinant LH, Poor Responders, Embryo transfer Techniques, Older Women, Assisted Hatching, Recurrent IVF Failure.
    Lecture presentation to O&G specialist group “Fertility Gold Coast”. Q1 Building, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. 2/2/07.
  • Evidence Based Management of PCOS.
    Lecture presentation to IVF specialists from China. Greenwich, Sydney, NSW. 7/8/14
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation to GPs at Montrose Medical Practice, Glebe, Sydney, NSW. 21/10/16.
  • Role of Metformin in PCOS.
    Lecture presentation to Department of Reproductive Medicine, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. NSW. 11/4/17

OTHER INVITED TEACHING PRESENTATIONS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

  • Clinical aspects of Clomiphene Citrate for Ovulation Induction.
    Serono Training Seminar. Serono Australia. Frenchs Forest. Sydney. 15/10/96.
  • Latest Advances in the Treatment of Infertility.
    Lecture for AIMS. Allamanda Hospital. Southport. Gold Coast. 21/4/98.
  • Miscarriage Information Evening.
    Royal Hospital for Women. 26/7/00
  • Miscarriage Information Evening.
    Royal Hospital for Women. 18/4/01
  • Fertility Issues and Early-Onset Menopause in Women Treated for Breast Cancer.
    Lecture presentation for the Young Women's Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting at Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 20/5/02
  • Fertility Issues and Early-Onset Menopause in Women Treated for Breast Cancer.
    Lecture presentation for the Young Women's Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting at Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 30/9/02
  • Infertility Seminar: Public Information Evening.
    Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for the general public at the Lecture Theatre, Women's Health Institute, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 12/3/03.
  • Current Management of Infertility.
    Lecture presentation for Royal Hospital for Women Open Day. Lecture Theatre, Women's Health Institute, Royal Hospital For Women, Sydney. 25/6/04.
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
    Lecture presentation to Women’s Health Expo, Rosehill Gardens Race Course, Rosehill, Sydney. 7/10/06.
  • Infertility Seminar: Public Information Evening.
    Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for the general public at IVFAustralia Eastern Suburbs Clinic, Maroubra, Sydney. 26/2/07.
  • Infertility Seminar: Public Information Evening.
    Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for the general public at IVFAustralia Eastern Suburbs Clinic, Maroubra, Sydney. 29/10/07.
  • Infertility Seminar on "What is Fertility Treatment": Public Information Evening.
    Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for the general public at IVFAustralia Eastern Suburbs Clinic, Bondi Junction, Sydney. 16/06/08.
  • Infertility Seminar on "Infertility and Fertility Treatment": Public Information Evening. Lecture presentation on behalf of IVFAustralia for the general public at IVFAustralia Eastern Suburbs Clinic, Bondi Junction, Sydney. 2/3/10.