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Mr Mischel Neill

Postgraduate Career

House Surgeon  
Auckland Regional Hospitals
Auckland, New Zealand
1994 - 1995
Hastings & Napier Hospitals
Hastings & Napier, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
1995 - 1996
Senior House Officer  
Torbay District General Hospital
Torquay, Devon, UK
1997 – 1998 (9/12)
Auckland Regional Hospitals
Auckland, New Zealand
1998 - 1999
Basic Surgical Training Registrar  
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton, New Zealand
1999 - 2000
Auckland Regional Hospitals
Auckland, New Zealand
2000 - 2001
Advanced Urology Training Registrar  
Auckland Regional Hospitals
Auckland, New Zealand
2001 - 2002
Waikato Hospital
Hamilton, New Zealand
2002 - 2003
Tauranga Hospital
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
2003 - 2004
Medical Officer of Special Scale in Urology  
Auckland Regional Hospitals
Auckland, New Zealand
2005 (5/12)
Uro-Oncology Fellow, University of Toronto Society of Urologic Oncology
Princess Margaret Hospital
Toronto General Hospital
Sunnybrook Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2005 – 2007
Uro-oncology Prof Laurence Klotz
Prof Michael Jewett
Medical Officer of Special Scale in Urology  
North Shore Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand
2007 (2/12)
Laparoscopic Urology Fellow, Royal Surrey County Hospital  
Royal Surrey County Hospital
North Hampshire Hospital
The Hampshire Clinic
Guildford and Basingstoke, Surrey and Hampshire, UK
2007 – 2008
Laparoscopic urology Mr Christopher Eden
Consultant Urologist  
North Shore Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand
from Oct 13, 2008
Auckland City Hospital (acute services)
Auckland, New Zealand
from Oct 13, 2008
Da Vinci Surgical System Console Training
Intuitive surgical centre, Sunnyvale, California 2012
Robot Assisted Laparoscopic Prostatectomy
European Association of Urologists Annual meeting 2012
Infertility
European Association of Urologists Annual meeting 2012
Urological trauma
European Association of Urologists Annual meeting 2012


Voluntary Work  
5th year medical student elective and 3 month
elective 1993-4 Trauma unit - Groote Schuur Hospital Cape Town, South Africa
1993 – 1994
Pacific Island Voluntary Work
NZ Government sponsored urology service – 1 week
Apia Hospital
Apia, Samoa
2002 (1/52)


Courses  
Basic surgical skills course
Royal College of Surgeons of England
1998
Early management of severe trauma
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
2000
Hernia anatomy & repair course
Greenlane surgical skills centre
2001
Reproductive microsurgery course
Greenlane surgical skills centre
2002
Vascular anastamotic workshop
Waikato hospital skills centre
2003
Management of the complications of pelvic surgery
CTEC Perth, Australia
2003
Advanced uretero-endoscopic workshop
Newcastle, Australia
2004
Genitourinary trauma course
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Ablative oncology : radiofrequency, cryosurgery and HIFU
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Skin diseases of the genitalia
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Infertility: diagnosis and treatment
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Percutaneous renal surgery
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Practical approach to andropause (ADAM)
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Uroradiology
American Urological Association annual meeting
2004
Basic Radiation Safety
Byron Scientific, Tauranga Hospital
2004
Introduction to prostatic cryotherapy
Promed Urology, Tauranga Hospital
2004
Medline power searching
Library and information services
University Health Network of Toronto
2005
Looking for evidence in Cochrane and SUMSearch
Library and information services
University Health Network of Toronto
2005
Pipeline drugs in benign and malignant urologic diseases
Canadian Urological Research Collaboration and Canadian Urologic
Oncology Group retreat
2006
Surgery for urethral stricture disease
American Urological Association annual meeting
2006
Evidence based medicine and statistics
American Urological Association annual meeting
2006
Holmium Laser Prostatectomy
American Urological Association annual meeting
2006
Uro-Oncologic Agents in Clinical Practice
Society of Urologic Oncology annual meeting
2006
Outcomes research primer
American Urological Association annual meeting
2007
Clinical trials for the practicing urologist
American Urological Association annual meeting
2007
Pelvic pain: diagnosis and treatment
American Urological Association annual meeting
2007
Current management of post-prostatectomy incontinence
American Urological Association annual meeting
2007
Investigator training program
University Health Network of Toronto (Pfizer, Canada)
2007
Surgical workshop in extraperitoneal laparoscopic renal surgery
Covidien European Education Centre, Paris
2008
Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery
Minimal Access training unit, University of Surrey, Guildford
2008
Urolithiasis
American Urological Association annual meeting
2010
Flexible ureteroscopy for renal stones
American Urological Association annual meeting
2010
Basic and advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Oncology
American Urological Association annual meeting
2010
Complications of Laparoscopic and Robotic Urologic oncology
American Urological Association annual meeting
2010


Teaching and Education  
Urological society of Australasia trainee meeting
Organization & administration committee
2000
RACS “Basic surgical skills”
Course instructor Greenlane surgical skills centre, Auckland
2001
RACS “Basic surgical skills”
Course instructor Greenlane surgical skills centre, Auckland
2002
Department of Anatomy, University of Auckland
Guest lecturer “Cajones: The untold story”
Second year medical student clinical link lecture
2002
Waikato nurses continuing education meeting
Guest lecturer “Urethroplasty”
2003
Waikato nurses continuing education meeting
Guest lecturer “Management of renal colic & stones”
2003
Medical student education
Ward teaching and lectures in Urology, General and Paediatric surgery
2000 – 2004
Senior Resident Urology OSCE
Examiner, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto
2005
Resident laparoscopic skills teaching and assessment
Course instructor, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
2006
Resident anastamotic workshop skills teaching and assessment
Course instructor, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
2006
Third year medical student surgical OSCE
Examiner, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto
2006 - 2007
Medical student urology skills teaching and assessment
Course instructor, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
2006 - 2007
Urology Resident teaching and examination
University of Toronto Urology resident training programme
2006 - 2007
Advanced laparoscopy for theatre nurses course
Minimal Access Therapy Training Unit, University of Surrey
Guest lecturer “Laparoscopic urology”
2008
Asian urological residents training meeting
Annual educational meeting hosted by Singapore Urological Society
Invited speaker
2009
North Shore House Surgeon teaching
Management of common urological conditions
2009
Auckland Registrar Journal evenings
Initiator and co-ordinator
2009 - 2010
Trainee Intern basic skills training
Male catheterization instructor, Mercy Surgical Skills Centre
2009 - 2010

House Surgeon and Registrar training and supervision           
North Shore and Auckland City Hospitals

from 2008

Judge for Australian and New Zealand Urological Nursing SocietyAmerican Medical Systems Nursing Prosthetics Scholarship

2011

Fellowship Mentor           
Post-graduate uro-oncology fellowship mentoring

from 2009

Laparoscopic nephrectomy preceptoring
Consultant Urologist preceptoring North Shore Hospital

from 2010

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Examiner           
Fellowship Registrar examinations, Part 1

from 2010


Presentations  
“Seasonal variation in testicular cancer in N.Z.”
Urological society NZ sectional trainee meeting
2001
“Anterior urethroplasty : should you just go with the flow ?”
Urological Society of Australasia – NZ sectional meeting
Woolfe prize for best registrar paper
Urological Society of Australasia - annual general meeting
Poster / podium presentation

2002


2003
“Cajones : The untold story”
Medical student clinical lecture - University of Auckland
2002
“The prevalence of herbal remedy use in the Waikato”
NZ sectional meeting of the Urological Society of Australasia
Woolfe prize for best registrar paper
Urological society of Australia – annual general meeting
Poster / podium presentation
American Urological Association
Moderated poster presentation

2003


2004

2007
Co-ordinator Uro-oncology renal tumour boards
Involving presentation of cases, invitation to and supervision of presenters
Toronto General and Princess Margaret Hospitals, Toronto
2005-6
“Predictors of transfusion requirement in open radical
prostatectomy”

Canadian Urological Association annual meeting
Poster presentation
2006
“The continuing importance of transrectal ultrasound identification of prostatic lesions”
Canadian Urological Association annual meeting
Poster presentation
2006
“Systematic lateral prostatic biopsy: are the benefits worth the costs?”
Society of Urologic Oncologists annual meeting
Poster presentation
2006
“The nature and extent of urinary morbidity in relation to prostate brachytherapy urethral dosimetry.”
American Brachytherapy Society Annual Meeting
Poster presentation
2007
“The long term results of laparoscopic pyeloplasty.”
South Thames Annual Urology Meeting
Podium presentation
2007
“Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the impact of training on service provision.”
South Thames Annual Urology Meeting
Podium presentation
British Association of Urological Surgeons Oncology Annual Meeting
Poster presentation



2007

2007
“Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: minimum five year follow-up of the first 100 patients.”
British Association of Urological Surgeons Oncology Annual Meeting
Poster / podium presentation
Commended as “top five poster presentations”



2007
“The impact of posterior sphincteropexy on early continence rates following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.”
British Association of Urological Surgeons Oncology Annual Meeting
Poster presentation
2007
“Curtain dissection of the lateral prostatic fascia and potency following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy – a veil of mystery.”
British Association of Urological Surgeons Oncology Annual Meeting
Poster presentation
2007
“Does intrafascial dissection of the lateral prostatic fascia during nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compromise cancer control?”
American Urological Association Annual Meeting
Accepted for Poster presentation
British Association of Urological surgeons Annual Meeting
Accepted for Podium presentation




2008

2008
“Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for clinical T3 prostate cancer.”
European Association of Urologists Annual Meeting
Poster presentation
2008
“The UK’s first 1,000 laparoscopic radical prostatectomies: evidence of multiple learning curves.”
European Association of Urology Annual Meeting Poster presentation
British Association of Urological Surgeons Annual Meeting
Accepted for podium presentation


2008

2008
“The presentation of transitional cell carcinoma of the prostate and use of transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy in it’s detection.”
European Association of Urology Annual Meeting
Poster presentation
2008
Overseas fellowship training
NZ sectional meeting of the Urological Society of Australasia
2010

Prostate cancer overview
North Shore chapter, Prostate cancer support group

2011

Operative management of bladder cancer
Operating theatre staff, North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals

2011



Research and Publications

Anterior Urethroplasty : Should you just go with the flow?

M. Neill, R. Chambers; 2002
Presented at USA – NZ sectional meeting 2002, AGM 2003
Abstract published in Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73, A337

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia.

M. Neill, P. Gilling; 2004
Published in Shah J, Ed, Fast Facts - Urology Highlights 2004-5,
2005 Edition, Chapter 2. Health Press Limited, 2005: 18-30

The prevalence of herbal remedy usage in the urological outpatient clinic.

M.G. Neill, M.A. Holmes, W. Wright, G. Lockwood, P. Bary; 2003
Presented at AUA annual meeting, 2007
Abstract published in Journal of Urology 2007

Randomized trial comparing Holmium laser enucleation of the prostate with plasmakinetic enucleation of the prostate for the treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy.

      M. Neill, P. Gilling, K. Kennet, C. Frampton, A. Westenberg, M. Fraundorfer, Wilson LC; 2004
Published in Urology 2007; 68(5): 1020-4

The impact of prostate size on biopsy outcome at low PSA levels.

M. Neill, N. Fleshner, G. Andriole; 2005
Published in Urology Times 2005; 33(14): 30-1

Predictors of transfusion requirement in open radical prostatectomy.

M. Neill, S. McCluskey, G. Lockwood, N. Fleshner; 2006
Presented at the Canadian Urological Association Annual General Meeting; Halifax 2006
Abstract published in Canadian Journal of Urology 2006

The continuing importance of transrectal ultrasound identification of prostatic lesions.

A. Toi, M. Neill, G. Lockwood, J. Sweet, L. Tammsalu, N. Fleshner; 2006
Published in Journal of Urology 2007; 177(2): 526-20

An update in chemoprevention strategies in prostate cancer for 2006.

M.G.Neill, N.E. Fleshner; 2005
Published in Current Opinion in Urology 2006; 16(3): 132-7

Preoperative evaluation of the hostile pelvis with CT pelvimetry prior to radical prostatectomy.

M. Neill, G. Lockwood, S. McCluskey, N. Fleshner; 2006
Published in BJU International 2007; 99(3): 534-8

The presentation of transitional cell carcinoma of the prostate and use of transrectal ultrasound guided biopsy in it’s detection.

M.G. Neill, J. Azuero, G.A. Lockwood, M.A.S. Jewett
Poster presentation at European Association of Urologists Annual Meeting
Milan, 2008
Abstract published in European Urology 2008

The nature and extent of urinary morbidity in relation to prostate brachytherapy urethral dosimetry.

M.G. Neill, L.W. Le, G Studer, M McLean, G Pond, J Crook; 2006
Published in Brachytherapy 2007; 6(3): 173-9

Systematic lateral prostatic biopsy: are the benefits worth the costs?

A. Toi, M.G. Neill, G.A. Lockwood, A. Evans, L.Tammsalu, N.E. Fleshner; 2006.
Published in Journal of Urology 2008; 179(4): 1321-6

Feasibility of a monopolar, loosely wound helical coil for interstitial radiofrequency thermal therapy: Numerical and In vivo studies.

C. McCann, M.G. Neill, M.A.S. Jewett, J.R. Kachura, M.R.Gertner, A.Worthington, A.Tobar, A.M.
Herzenberg, M.Boesen, M.D. Sherar; 2006
Presented doctoral thesis

Management of low stage seminoma.

M.G. Neill, P. Warde, N.E. Fleshner; 2006
Published in Urological Clinics North America 2007; 34(2): 127-36

The once and future role of cytoreductive nephrectomy.

M.G. Neill, M.A.S. Jewett; 2006
Published in Urologic Oncology 2008;26(4): 346-52

Case Report: Consolidative metastectomy for renal cell carcinoma following partial response to multitarget tyrosine kinase inhibitor therapy.

M.G.Neill, A.C. Wei, M.A.S. Jewett; 2006
Published in Urology 2007; 70(1): 178e9-11

Accuracy of endoscopic staging and grading of bladder tumours with flexible and digital cystoscopes.

M.A.S. Jewett, K Hersey, E Grober, M.G. Neill, R Lopez, A Sathiananthan, G Lockwood, A Evans,
E Seto, N.E. Fleshner,; 2006
Presented at the Canadian Urological Association Annual General Meeting;
Quebec City, 2007
Abstract published in Canadian Journal of Urology 2007

Management of the complications of hormonal treatment for prostate cancer.

M.G. Neill, N.E. Fleshner; 2007
Commissioned as Chapter 9 of the 4th edition of
“Complications of Urologic Surgery: Prevention and Diagnosis”

Published 2009

Strategies for the preservation of prostate health.

M.G. Neill, S Appu, A.R. Zlotta.
Published in Drugs Today (Barc). 2009 Jan;45(1):63-80

Tamsulosin Oral Controlled Absorption System (OCAS) in the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy.

M.G. Neill, R. Shohani, A.R. Zlotta.
Published in Therapeutics and clinical risk management 2008; 4(1): 11-8.

Expression of the TMPRSS2:ERG fusion gene predicts cancer recurrence after surgery for localized prostate cancer.

R.K Nam, L. Sugar, W Yang, S. Srivastava, L.H. Klotz, L-Y. Yang, A. Stanimirovic, E. Encioiu,
M.G. Neill, D.A. Loblaw, J. Trachtenberg, S.A. Narod, A. Seth.
Published in British Journal of Cancer 2007; 97(12): 1690-5.

Curtain dissection of the lateral prostatic fascia and potency following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy – a veil of mystery.

C. Chabert, A.D. Merrilees, M.G. Neill, C. Eden.
Published in BJU Int 2008; 101(10): 1285-8

Letter : Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in the UK : defining and overcoming the obstacles.

C. Chabert, M.G. Neill, C. Eden.
Published in BJU Int 2008;101(3): 393

Letter : Seminal vesicle-sparing radical prostatectomy improves early functional results in patients with low risk prostate cancer.

C. Chabert, M.G. Neill, C. Eden.
Published in BJU Int 2008;101(3): 394

Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the impact of training on service provision.

M.G Neill, C. Chabert, A.D. Merrilees, C. Eden
Published in BJU Int 2009; 103(9):1231-4

Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for cT3 prostate cancer

M.W. Louie-Johnsun, M.G Neill, C. Chabert, C. Eden
Abstract published in European Urology 2008

Does intrafascial dissection during nerve-sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compromise cancer control?

M.G Neill, C. Chabert, M.W. Louie-Johnsun, C. Eden
Abstract published in European Urology 2008

The UK’s first 1,000 cases of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: evidence of multiple learning curves.

C. Eden, M.G Neill, M.W. Louie-Johnsun
Published in BJU Int. 2009; 103(9):1224-30

Final outcomes of patients with low-risk prostate cancer suitable for active surveillance but treated surgically.

M.W. Louie-Johnsun, M Neill, K Treurnicht, M Jarmulowicz, C Eden
Published in BJU Int. 2009 May 7. [Epub ahead of print]

The learning curve for positive margin rates following laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

 C. Eden, M.W. Louie-Johnsun, M. Neill
Abstract published in Clinical Oncology 2009;21(1):69




Clinical Trials Investigator

Good Clinical Practice training Completed 2009

A phase III parallel group, randomised, open label, multi-centre clinical trial of zolendronic acid (Zometa) in males receiving androgen deprivation therapy for advanced prostate cancer.

Novartis 2008 -


A randomised multi-centre study of Denosumab compared with Zolendronic acid in the treatment of bone metastases in hormone refractory prostate cancer.

Amgen 2008 -


A prospective study of a novel urine diagnostic test for the detection of urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma.

Pacific Edge Biotech 2008 -


A double-blind placebo-controlled study to evaluate new or worsening lens opacification in subjects with non-metastatic prostate cancer receiving Denosumab for bone loss due to androgen deprivation therapy.

Amgen 2010 -


A randomised double blind multi-centre trial comparing Orteronel (TAK-700) plus prednisone with placebo plus prednisone in patients with chemotherapy naieve metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer.

Millenium 2010 -



Editorial

Invited reviewer "Urologic Oncology" since December 2006
Honorary editor "Dove press: Open Access Journal of Urology" since July 2008
Invited reviewer "International Brazilian Journal of Urology" since March 2009
Invited reviewer "International Journal of Urology" since Oct 2010



Affiliations

  • Australia and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group
  • Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand member
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons member
  • European Association of Urologists member
  • American Urological Association member
  • New Zealand Genito-urinary Cancer Special Interest Group member

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