Prof Mark Stringer

Paediatric Surgeon

Professor Mark Stringer is a Paediatric Surgeon for the Capital Coast DHB at Wellington Hospital. He trained in London at Great Ormond Street and King’s College Hospitals and then worked as a paediatric surgeon specialising in gastrointestinal surgery in Leeds in the UK. From 2000, he headed up the supra-regional paediatric hepatobiliary surgical service for the North of England (including liver transplantation). He moved to New Zealand in 2007 and was Professor of Anatomy at the University of Otago in Dunedin for several years before returning to full-time paediatric surgery in Christchurch and then Wellington. His clinical and research interests are liver, bile duct and pancreatic disorders in childhood and neonatal surgery. He also has a research interest in long-term outcomes in paediatric surgery and has edited two editions of Pediatric Surgery and Urology: Long Term Outcomes, a text devoted to collecting international experience in this field.

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