Visiting hours: 10am - 8pm

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General Manager Michael Ludbrook
58  Otonga Road,  Springfield,  Rotorua 3015
Reception Phone 07 921 2700

Mr James Duthie

MB ChB 2004 Otago; FRACS (Urol) 2013

Practising at




Full NZ Registration Date

28 November 2005

Private Services

Bay Urology

Physical address: City Specialist Centre
120 Hamilton Street
Bay Of Plenty 3110

07 571 2288

07 571 2286

Healthlink EDI: bayurolo

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Prostate cancer, particularly high-risk prostate cancer
  • Robotic surgery, robotic prostatectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy
  • Benign prostate disease (BPH)
  • Endourology
  • Kidney stones
  • Female continence surgery
  • General urology

Professional Profile

After training in general urological surgery in New Zealand, Jim completed a year-long Fellowship in Robotic Surgery and Complex Pelvic Cancer Surgery at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne, performing over one hundred robotic prostate cancer surgeries and gaining experience in robotic partial nephrectomy surgery.

Jim has a particular interest in high-risk prostate cancer surgery, and is experienced in minimally invasive and endourology - including bladder cancer and kidney stone management. In addition to surgery, Jim has another career in medical communications and health information technology. He has developed prostate cancer related smartphone applications, created content for online patient resources, and consulted on health-related websites.

Year of first medical qualification


Membership of professional bodies

  • Urological Society of Australia & New Zealand Training Board
  • Medical Advisor to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Urology)
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Other Specialists in Urology

Dr Udaya Samarakkody

  • MB BS 1983 Colombo; FRCS 1992; FRACS 1994
  • Urology

Mr Liam Wilson

  • MB ChB 1996 Otago; FRACS 2005
  • Urology

Mr Andre Westenberg

  • MB ChB 1992 Otago; FRACS 2000
  • Urology

Mr Mark Fraundorfer

  • MB ChB 1975 Otago; FRACS 1985
  • Urology


Visiting hours: 10am - 8pm

58 Otonga Road, Rotorua, 3015
PO Box 2240, Rotorua, 3040

Phone: 07 921 2700
Fax: 07 921 2701

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