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Kiki MaoateAssociate Dean Pacific
Clinical Senior Lecturer, Paediatrics

ONZM MB ChB(Otago) FRACS

Kiki is a Paediatric Surgeon and Urologist at Christchurch Public Hospital and Children's Specialist Centre Ltd.

He was born in the Cook Islands and educated at the University of Otago and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Surgery at the University of Otago, Christchurch, and an Advisor on Paediatric Surgery, Fiji School of Medicine.

He is currently developing outreach services to the Pacific Island countries in conjunction with the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/AUSAID, with the aid of the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Kiki plays an advisory role to the Ministry of Health on Pacific Island issues.

Kiki has research interests in incidence of childhood Helicobacter Pylori infection in Pacific Islanders, study of long-term outcomes after herniotomy and orchidopexy in children and laparoscopic surgery.

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Publications

Beasley, S., & Maoate, K. (2018, August). Traps diagnosing appendicitis in children. Verbal presentation at the 9th South General Practice Conference & Medical Exhibition (GP CME), Christchurch, New Zealand.

Blattner, K., Maoate, K., Lloyd, T., Iro, E., Davidson, S., & Jacob, M. (2017). Initial perspective of New Zealand doctors: Developing capacity and a training programme in the Cook Islands. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1071/HC16025

McIntosh, N., Mandhan, P., Maoate, K., Beasley, S., & Hobson, A. (2017, November). Increased incidence of appendiceal carcinoids among Canterbury children. Verbal presentation at the Paediatric Society of New Zealand 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Watters, D. A., Hollands, M. J., Gruen, R. L., Maoate, K., Perndt, H., McDougall, R. J., Morriss, W. W., … McQueen, K. A. (2015). Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A global indicator of access to safe surgery and anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery, 39, 856-864. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2638-4

Leodoro, B. M., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2015). Establishing pediatric surgical services in emerging countries: What the first world can learn from Vanuatu. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 50(5), 829-832. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.02.003

Journal - Research Article

Blattner, K., Maoate, K., Lloyd, T., Iro, E., Davidson, S., & Jacob, M. (2017). Initial perspective of New Zealand doctors: Developing capacity and a training programme in the Cook Islands. Journal of Primary Health Care, 9(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1071/HC16025

Watters, D. A., Hollands, M. J., Gruen, R. L., Maoate, K., Perndt, H., McDougall, R. J., Morriss, W. W., … McQueen, K. A. (2015). Perioperative Mortality Rate (POMR): A global indicator of access to safe surgery and anaesthesia. World Journal of Surgery, 39, 856-864. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2638-4

Leodoro, B. M., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2015). Establishing pediatric surgical services in emerging countries: What the first world can learn from Vanuatu. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 50(5), 829-832. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2015.02.003

Lopez, R., Beasley, S. W., Blakelock, R., Maoate, K., McBride, C. A., Slade, C., Day, A. S., & King, S. K. (2012). The role of steroids in children with multiple recurrences of intussusception. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 48(2), 180-181. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.2011.02406.x

Yoshida, A., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R. T., Robertson, S., & Beasley, S. (2010). Long-term functional outcomes in children with Currarino syndrome. Pediatric Surgery International, 26, 677-681. doi: 10.1007/s00383-010-2615-4

Tovaranonte, P. P., Beasley, S. W., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Skinner, A. (2010). Trends in the use of minimally invasive surgery in children. New Zealand Medical Journal, 123(1313). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/123-1313/4083/content.pdf

Vogels, H. D. E., Bruijnen, C. J. P., Beasley, S. W., Blakelock, R. T., & Maoate, K. (2009). The degree to which the size and side of an inguinal hernia is predictive of a hernia on the other side. Pediatric Surgery International, 25(3), 229-233. doi: 10.1007/s00383-008-2310-x

Mandhan, P. L., Samarakkody, U., Brown, S., Kukkady, A., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Beasley, S. (2006). Comparison of suture ligation and clip application for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus in preterm neonates. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, 132, 672-674.

Kim, J., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2006). Appendicostomy stomas and antegrade colonic irrigation after laparoscopic antegrade continence enema. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 16(4), 400-403.

Schader, I., Robertson, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2005). Hereditary thyroglossal duct cysts. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(7), 593-594.

Azzie, G., Salloum, A., Beasley, S., & Maoate, K. (2004). The complication rate and outcomes of laparoscopic appendicectomy in children with perforated appendicitis. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 8(1), 19-23.

Azzie, G., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., Retief, W., & Bensoussan, A. (2003). A simple technique of laparoscopic full-thickness anterior abdominal wall repair of retrosternal (Morgagni) hernias. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 38(5), 768-770.

Hamill, J., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., Corbett, R., & Evans, J. (2002). Familial parathyroid carcinoma in a child. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 38(3), 314-317.

Foulds, K. A., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2000). Factors that influence length of stay after appendicectomy in children. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 70, 43-46.

Foulds, K. A., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2000). The effect of the availability of laparoscopic techniques on the treatment of appendicitis in children. Pediatric Surgery International, 16, 490-492.

Maoate, T., Myers, N. A., & Beasley, S. W. (1999). Gastric perforation in infants with oesophageal atresia and distal tracheo-oesophageal fistula. Pediatric Surgery International, 15(1), 24-27.

Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. W. (1998). Perforation during gas reduction of intussusception. Pediatric Surgery International, 14(3), 168-170.

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Journal - Research Other

Sopoaga, F., Crampton, P., Ekeroma, A., Perez, D., Maoate, K., Watson, B., Kokaua, J., & Blattner, K. (2015). The role of New Zealand health professional training institutions in capacity building in the Pacific region. New Zealand Medical Journal, 128(1420). Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Maoate, K., & Frizelle, F. (2013). Equity, education and health outcomes in Pacific peoples in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1376). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lopez, R., King, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2011). Laparoscopic repair of paediatric traumatic Spigelian hernia avoids the need for mesh [Letter to the editor]. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(5), 396-397. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2011.05720.x

Lopez, R., King, S., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. (2010). Trauma may cause Spigelian herniae in children [Letter to the editor]. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 80(9), 663. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2010.05414.x

Wakeman, C., Bagshaw, P., Coulter, G., & Maoate, K. (2003). Diaphragmatic herniation of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication wrap due to forceful post-operative retching: Three case reports [Case report]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 116(1168). Retrieved from http://journal.nzma.org.nz/journal/116-1168/301/content.pdf

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Azzie, G., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. W. (2002). Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation in the neonate. Pediatric Endosurgery & Innovative Techniques, 6(4), 273-275.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Beasley, S. W., Stringer, M. D., Haider, N., & Maoate, K. (2014). Room to move: How to create adequate working space in thoracoscopic surgery for lung resection and empyema. Proceedings of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG) 23rd Annual Congress. (pp. 290). Retrieved from http://www.ipeg.org/

Scott, A., Beasley, S. W., & Maoate, K. (2013). The effect of the Christchurch earthquakes on a regional paediatric surgical service. Proceedings of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons (PAPS) 46th Annual Meeting & the Australian and New Zealand Association of Paediatric Surgeons (ANZAPS) Annual Scientific Meeting. (pp. 160). Retrieved from http://www.paps2013.com.au/

Maoate, K., Skinner, A. M., & Beasley, S. W. (2008). Factors that influence the learning curve in retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy in children. Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques, 18(3), (pp. 550). doi: 10.1089/lap.2008.9997

Skinner, A. M., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. W. (2008). Indications for conversion to open surgery, analgesic requirements and complications of retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 78(Suppl. 1), (pp. A87-A88). doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2008.04509.x

Beasley, S. W., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Azzie, G. (2007). The value and effect on clinical outcomes of paediatric surgical support to smaller centres. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 77(Suppl. 1), (pp. A74). doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2007.04128_1.x

Beasley, S. W., Maoate, K., Blakelock, R., & Azzie, G. (2007). The value and effect on clinical outcomes of paediatric surgical support to smaller centres. Proceedings of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons 76th Annual Scientific Congress. Retrieved from http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/racs2007/

Mandhan, P., Samarakkody, U., Beasley, S., Brown, S., Kukkady, A., Maoate, K., & Blakelock, R. (2005). Comparison of suture ligation and clip ligation for the treatment of patent ductus arteriosus. Proceedings of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Conference. (pp. 46). [Abstract]

Cama, J., Beasley, S., Maoate, K., & Abbott, G. (2004). The spectrum of presentation of Crohn Disease (CD) of the penis. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 74(Suppl.), (pp. A89). [Abstract]

Nightingale, M. G., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., & Blakelock, R. (2004). Case study - Thoracoscopic repair of a recurrent left congenital diaphramatic hernia. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 74(Suppl.), (pp. A89). [Abstract]

Beasley, S. W., Azzie, G., & Maoate, K. (2002). The indirect benefits of an outreach specialist paediatric surgical service on access and outcome for children with surgical conditions. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 72(Suppl.), (pp. A75). [Abstract]

Maoate, K., Azzie, G., & Beasley, S. W. (2002). Technique of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with splenic preservation in the infant. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 72(Suppl.), (pp. A81). [Abstract]

Maoate, K., Azzie, G., & Beasley, S. W. (2002). Refinements in the technique of laparoscopic reduction in intussusception following incomplete reduction with gas enema. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 72(Suppl.), (pp. A75). [Abstract]

Nightingale, M. G., Maoate, K., Azzie, G., & Beasley, S. W. (2002). A technique for laparoscopic repair of retrosternal (Morgagni) hernias in infants. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery. 72(Suppl.), (pp. A81). [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Poster Presentation (not in published proceedings)

Campbell, G., Matthews, J., Maoate, K., Bingham, J., de Ryke, R., & Reid, R. (2011, August). Prenatal diagnosis and perinatal outcomes in surgically correctable structural anomalies, amenable to antenatal ultrasound detection in a tertiary referral hospital. Poster session presented at the Medical Sciences Congress (MedSci), Queenstown, New Zealand.

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Beasley, S., & Maoate, K. (2018, August). Traps diagnosing appendicitis in children. Verbal presentation at the 9th South General Practice Conference & Medical Exhibition (GP CME), Christchurch, New Zealand.

McIntosh, N., Mandhan, P., Maoate, K., Beasley, S., & Hobson, A. (2017, November). Increased incidence of appendiceal carcinoids among Canterbury children. Verbal presentation at the Paediatric Society of New Zealand 69th Annual Scientific Meeting, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Skinner, A. M., Maoate, K., & Beasley, S. W. (2008, May). Indications for conversion to open surgery, analgesic requirements and complications of retroperitoneal laparoscopic nephrectomy. Verbal presentation at the Conjoint Annual Scientific Congress of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.

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