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Mr Rodney Studd

Specialist

Profile

He practices general adult urology. His special interests lie in the management of prostate and bladder cancer. Rod is interested in risk assessment and diagnosis of prostate cancer. He aims to minimize the discomfort and risk associated with prostate biopsy by offering trans-perineal techniques under general anaesthetic and trans-rectal biopsy under oral sedation and local anaesthetic. Rod is a strong proponent of active surveillance for low risk prostate cancer. He performs approximately 100 prostatectomies per year employing potency preserving techniques (where appropriate) with excellent oncologic, continence and potency outcomes. He also offers prostate brachytherapy.

For invasive bladder cancer Rod offers cystectomy, extended pelvic lymph node dissection then neobladder or ileal conduit reconstruction.

Rod is also interested in endo-urology for stone disease (PCNL, ESWL, flexible ureteroscopy, LASER), treatment of benign prostatic disease, no needle/no scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, circumcision, urodynamics, flexible cystoscopy, management of erectile dysfunction, and prosthetic urology including penile implants and testicular prostheses.

Interests

Special interests lie in the diagnosis and management of prostate and bladder cancer.

Qualifications

MB ChB 1995 Auckland; FRACS 2006

Title or Designation

Urologist, Urological Surgeon

Full NZ Registration Date

2 May 2006

Vocational Scope

Urology

Contact Details

Mr Rodney Studd is available at the following services:

Private Services

Mr Rod Studd

This service is available at the following locations:

Wakefield Specialist Medical Centre, Wellington

Bowen Specialist Medical Centre

Anwyl Specialist Medical Centre

Boulcott Hospital & Specialist Centre, Lower Hutt

Boulcott Clinic - Coastlands

Public Services

Capital & Coast DHB Urology Service

This service is available at the following location:

Wellington Hospital - Nga Puna Waiora

General Enquiries: (04) 385 5999
Fax: (04) 385 5856

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (04) 385 5999

Private Surgical Services

Southern Cross Hospital Wellington - Urology

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital - Urology

This service is available at the following location:

Wakefield Hospital

Toll Free Phone: 0800 WAKEFIELD (0800 925 334)