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General Manager: Paul Cocks
90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021
Reception Phone: (04) 910 2160

Mr Jim Duthie

MB ChB 2004 Otago; FRACS (Urol) 2013

Practising at

Southern Cross Wellington Hospital



Full NZ Registration Date

27 November 2005

Private Services

James Duthie - Urologist

Physical address:Southern Cross Specialist Centre
90 Hanson Street

(04) 910 2178

Special Clinical Interest(s)

  • Prostate cancer treatment
  • Transperineal prostate biopsy
  • Benign prostate disease
  • Da Vinci Robotic surgery
  • Laser prostatectomy
  • Urolift surgery
  • Endoscopic kidney stone laser treatment
  • Laparoscopic Urological surgery

Professional Profile

Jim Duthie is a Urological Surgeon based in both Tauranga and Wellington, providing specialist Urology care. A graduate of Otago University, Jim has a sub-specialty interest in prostate disease, both cancer and benign conditions, and integrated men’s health.

Jim is a high-volume prostate cancer surgeon with 10 years’ experience in Robotic surgery, having completed a Fellowship in Robotic Surgery at Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne. Jim is a surgical trainer and mentor in Robotic Surgery. Jim was instrumental in acquiring New Zealand’s first robotic surgery simulator, has published research on robotic surgery and developed training materials for surgeons and surgical assistants in robotic surgery. Jim is committed to leading edge prostate cancer diagnosis and management including the use of MRI, transperineal prostate biopsy, PSMA PET scanning, and nerve-sparing robotic surgery.

Jim offers a range of options for men with benign prostate hyperplasia, having extensive experience in Holmium Laser Enucleation of Prostate (HoLEP), which offers advantages over traditional TURP surgery, and was the first person to perform the Urolift procedure in New Zealand.

In order to provide the most comprehensive health care possible, Jim has completed both a degree in Psychology, and a post-graduate certificate in Human Nutrition from Otago University. Jim is a medical advisor to the charities Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand and Testicular Cancer New Zealand. Jim has in the past designed two successful smartphone apps for men with prostate cancer, resources for PCFNZ and the Australian Prostate Cancer Centre, has been a writer on men’s health for the British Journal of Urology International, the European Medical Journal, and NZ Doctor magazine. Jim is the only Southern Hemisphere Urologist to be a contributor to the popular website.

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Visiting hours: 8am - 8pm

90 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, 6021

Tel: (04) 910 2160


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