Jason’s CV

CURRENT POSITION

Consultant Urologist – Waitemata District Health Board, since 2017

Consultant Urologist – Private practice, Auckland region, since 2018

Husband, son and a father of two – Jason is keen to ensure his kids grow up happy with a father that is present. He enjoys a round of golf when time allows.

 

EDUCATION                           

Uro-Oncology fellowship – July 2017 – June 2018. Department of Urologic Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Prostate Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons FRACS (Urol) – Jan 2011 to Dec 2016. Hawkes Bay (2011-12); Hamilton (2013); Wellington (2014); North Shore / Auckland (2015-16)

Post-Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy – PGDipSurgAnat (with Distinction)  – Nov 2009. University of Otago, New Zealand

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery – MBChB – Nov 2007 .University of Auckland, New Zealand

Bachelor of Human Biology – BHB – Nov 2004. University of Auckland, New Zealand

 

PUBLICATIONS  

  1. Du J, Johnston J, Studd R: Does waiting after peri-prostatic nerve block reduce pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy? A randomised controlled trial. ANZ J Surg. Vol 87, issue 4, 262-265, Apr 2017
  2. Du J, Marshall D, Leyland J et al: Prospective multicentre randomised controlled trial of bladder filling prior to trial of void on the timing of discharge. ANZ J Surg. Vol 83, issue 4, 239-242Apr 2013
  3. Du J, Mason DFC, Broome KE: Penile fracture – Second episode in five years. ANZ J Surg. Vol 82, issue 11, 856, Nov 2012
  4. Du J, McKay J, Mason DFC et al.: Spontaneous splenic rupture secondary to metastatic adenocarcinoma of the prostate. ANZ J Surg. Vol 82, issue 7-8, 556-67, July/August 2012.
  5. Ford J, Soop M, Du J et al.: Systematic review of intraoperative cholangiogram in cholecystectomy. Br J Surg. 2012 Feb;99(2):160-7
  6. Du J, Johnston R, Rice M: Temporal trends of acute nephrolithiasis in Auckland, New Zealand. NZMJ, 24-July-2009, Vol 122 No 1299. http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1299/3714/
  7. Du J, Sathanathan J, Naden G, Child S: Surgery for New Zealand Junior Doctors? – Factors influencing this choice. NZMJ, 7-Aug-2009, Vol 122 No 1300. http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal/122-1300/3728/
  8. Johnston R, Lin A, Du J, Mark S: Comparison of KUB x-rays and CT scout films for identifying renal calculi. BJU Int 2009; 104: 670-673

 

PRESENTATIONS  

  1. Du J, So AI: Updates on adjuvant treatment for high risk localised RCC. British Columbia GU tumour group meeting. Nov 2017, Vancouver
  2. Du J, So AI: Updates on cytoreductive nephrectomy. British Columbia GU tumour group meeting. Nov 2017, Vancouver
  3. Du J, Johnston J, Studd R: Does waiting after peri-prostatic nerve block reduce pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy? A randomised controlled trial. Keith Kirkland Finalist presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Urological society of Australia and New Zealand Apr 2015, Adelaide
  4. Du J, Johnston J, Studd R: Does waiting after peri-prostatic nerve block reduce pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy? A randomised controlled trial. Urological society of Australia and New Zealand NZ Sectional meeting Nov 2014, Wanaka, NZ – Winner of the 2014 Annual Tristel Best NZ Trainee presentation prize.
  5. Du J, Lanka L, Bary P et al: The accuracy of 3 Tesla MRI in the local and nodal staging of prostate cancer. Urological society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting Mar 2014, Brisbane, Australia
  6. Du J, Lanka L, Bary P et al: The accuracy of 3 Tesla MRI in the local and nodal staging of prostate cancer. Urological society of Australia and New Zealand NZ Sectional meeting Nov 2013, Paihia, NZ
  7. Du J, Marshall D, Mason DFC et al: Bladder filling prior to trial of void. Urological society of Australia and New Zealand NZ Sectional meeting Nov 2012, Auckland, NZ
  8. Du J, Marshall D, Mason DFC et al: Prospective randomised control trial on bladder filling prior to trial of void on the timing of decision regarding discharge. Keith Kirkland Finalist presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Urological society of Australasia and New Zealand, Apr 2012, Darwin, Australia
  9. Du J, Johnston R, Gowland S: Success rates of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy on the Surgical Bus in New Zealand. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Urological Society of Australasia and New Zealand, Feb 2010.
  10. Du J, Johnston R, Masters J: Ethnic variation of acute nephrolithiasis in Auckland, New Zealand in 2006. Annual Scientific Meeting of the Urological Society of Australasia and New Zealand, Mar 2009
  11. Du J, Johnston R, Rice M: Temporal trends of acute nephrolithiasis in Auckland, New Zealand. Urological society of Australia and New Zealand NZ Sectional Meeting, Nov 2008
  12. Du J, Sathanathan J, Child S, Naden G: Surgery for New Zealand Junior Doctors? – Factors influencing this choice. Prevocational Medical Education Conference, Nov 2008
  13. Sathanathan J, Du J, Child S: What Characteristics Do Consultants Value In House Officers? Prevocational Medical Education Conference, Nov 2008
  14. Du J, Marulaiah M, Samarakkody U: Extended Applications of MACE: Clinician and Patient Perspective. Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Paediatric Surgeons together with the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Association of Paediatric Surgeons 2007

 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS       

Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) – Full member

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) – Fellow and Member of Academy of Surgical Educators

American Urological Association (AUA) – International Member

European Association of Urology (EAU) – International Member

Canadian Urological Association (CUA) – International Member

 

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES           

Invited speaker at the 2017 British Columbia Genitourinary Tumour Group Annual Meeting, Vancouver 2017

Invited reviewer for Journal of Urology 2017 onward

Invited reviewer for Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations 2017 onwards

Preventing and addressing workplace bullying and harassment course

Intuitive Surgical – Robotic surgery module for surgeons

RACS Surgical Teachers Course

RACS Operating with Respect Course

AUA Technical advances in nephron sparing surgery, management of locally advanced RCC

AUA Advanced Robotic Urologic Oncology: Extremely unforgettable cases and management

RACS Preparation for Practice Course

Medical Protection Society – Mastering your risk, difficult colleague interactions, adverse outcomes workshop

Urology Ultrasound Skills Course

AUA Management of Small Renal Masses

AUA Catastrophes, complications and corrections

AUA Prostate cancer diagnostics – PSA, biopsy and beyond

USANZ Retrograde renal surgery – Tips and Tricks

Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG Certified)

AUA Nerve sparing radical cystectomy and orthotopic bladder substitution: Keys to success

AUA Renal Physiology and pathophysiology: What you need to know for Boards and beyond

AUA Urolithiasis: Metabolic evaluation and medical management

RACS From the Flight Deck: Improving Team Performance workshop

World Medical Association Fundamentals of Medical Ethics

RACS Critical Literature Evaluation and Research course

RACS Statistics for Surgeons course

Fatigue Management for Doctors

 

OTHER RELEVANT ACHIEVEMENTS 

Recipient of the Australasian Urological Foundation Fellowship Grant 2016

Resident representative for the Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand (USANZ) at the Urological Association of Asia (UAA) Urology residents course, Singapore 2016

Winner of the 2014 Annual Tristel Best NZ Trainee Presentation Prize for “Does waiting after peri-prostatic nerve block reduce pain during transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy? A randomised controlled trial” at USANZ NZ sectional meeting, Wanaka, 2014

Recipient of the ANZUP / Pfizer travel grant to attend the Australia and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trial Group Annual Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast 2013

Recipient of the McCully Bequest Fund Bursary for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Surgical Anatomy, University of Otago 2009

Doctor-Student Co-ordinator for the Auckland Chinese Medical Association (ACMA) 2007

Recipient of The Rowan Nicks Scholarship for Further Study in Medicine 2001

Captain and member of ‘TNT’ Basketball Team – 1st place in the 2010 and 2007 Tertiary Students Basketball League, Auckland. Runners up in 2008, 2006 and 2005.

Coach for Under 16 Boys Basketball Team at Takapuna Grammar School 2002

Captain and member of the Premier Boys Basketball Team 2001

North Harbour Under 18 Basketball Representative 2000