Dr Julia Selby

Clinical lead speech and language therapist for voice, ENT and respiratory disorders

Training and Experience

Dr Julia Selby qualified as a speech and language therapist 15 years ago, having gained her PhD in voice at the University of Connecticut, USA. She has been working in the field of voice for twenty years and more recently, has become one of the UK’s leading therapists for the treatment of upper airway disorders. She regularly provides training for developing therapists and has been invited to speak at many national and international conferences.

Clinical Interests

Dr Selby has a special interest and expertise in treating all upper airway disorders, including chronic cough, laryngeal hypersensitivity, laryngospasm, vocal cord dysfunction/inducible laryngeal obstruction, voice problems, throat discomfort and breathing difficulties. She has a holistic, individualised approach to treatment, combining medical knowledge and investigations, including nasendoscopy, with psychological techniques where necessary. She works with a variety of patients, including professional voice users and athletes.

Languages Spoken

English & French


Royal Brompton Hospital