010 - Declan Costello discusses aerosol research and the risks associated with singing in the Covid era.



A vital listen for all voice users, music makers and audiences alike - Declan Costello ENT, discusses his very recent research into aerosols and the risks and challenges associated with singing in the Covid era.   Mr Declan Costello is a highly experienced consultant laryngologist with extensive expertise in treating all aspects of voice disorders and hoarseness – from vocal cord nodules and cysts to polyps, papilloma, vocal cord paralysis and spasmodic dysphonia. As a singer himself, he has a particular interest in treating voice disorders in performers. He is also one of the leading exponents of local anaesthetic laryngeal procedures, which can be particularly beneficial for patients with vocal fold paralysis. He regularly runs workshops for singers and performers on voice health and anatomy. Mr Costello studied music at St John’s College, Cambridge, where he was a choral scholar under Christopher Robinson. He went on to study medicine at Imperial College and undertook his ENT specialist training