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Honorary Professor Mark Stringer, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

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Honorary Professor, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

Mark Stringer is a Paediatric Surgeon at Wellington Hospital. He trained at Great Ormond Street and King’s College Hospitals in London and was a research fellow at the Fetal Treatment Centre in San Francisco. He was Professor of Paediatric Surgery in Leeds, UK where he specialised in paediatric hepatobiliary and gastrointestinal surgery. He moved to New Zealand in 2007 and initially worked at the University of Otago in Dunedin where he was Professor of Anatomy before returning to clinical practice in Christchurch and Wellington. He has published several textbooks, 55 book chapters and more than 300 peer-reviewed articles. His clinical and research interests are gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, and neonatal surgery and long-term outcomes in paediatric surgery.

Contact details

Email Mark.Stringer@ccdhb.org.nz

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Publications

Ironside, N., Wang, X., Purvis, N., Fernandez, J., Stringer, M. D., & Mirjalili, S. A. (2019). The 3-D muscular structure of the human pancreaticobiliary junction. European Journal of Anatomy, 23(4), 253-259.

Mawson, R., Murdoch, J., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric outlet obstruction associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.101241

Parker, O. M., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Heterotopic gastric mucosa associated with jejunal atresia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 43, 58-61. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.02.013

Berry, M. J., Port, L. J., Gately, C., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Outcomes of infants born at 23 and 24 weeks' gestation with gut perforation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.03.017

Seddon, K., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric heterotopic pancreas in children: A prospective endoscopic study. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.053

Authored Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2009). Eponyms in surgery and anatomy of the liver, bile ducts and pancreas. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press, 229p.

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Authored Book - Other

Aresti, N. A., Ramachandran, M., & Stringer, M. D. (2012). Anatomy vivas for the iMRCS. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 114p.

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Edited Book - Other

Stringer, M. D., Oldham, K. T., & Mouriquand, P. D. E. (Eds.). (2006). Pediatric surgery and urology: Long-term outcomes (2nd ed.). Cambridge University Press, 1071p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2014). Anatomy and development of the liver. In K. F. Murray & S. Horslen (Eds.), Diseases of the liver in children: Evaluation and management. (pp. 3-21). New York: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-9005-0_1

Sugarman, I., Stringer, M. D., & Smyth, A. G. (2012). Congenital defects and surgical problems. In J. M. Rennie (Ed.), Rennie and Roberton's textbook of neonatology. (5th ed.) (pp. 724-754). Edinburgh, UK: Elsevier.

Stringer, M. D. (2011). Clinical anatomy of the newborn. In P. Puri (Ed.), Newborn surgery. (3rd ed.) (pp. 29-38). London, UK: Hodder Arnold.

Godbole, P. P., & Stringer, M. D. (2010). Patent processus vaginalis. In J. P. Gearhart, R. C. Rink & P. D. E. Mouriquand (Eds.), Pediatric urology. (2nd ed.) (pp. 577-584). PA: Saunders.

Stringer, M. D. (2009). Liver abscess in children. In D. K. Gupta, S. Sharma & R. G. Azizkhan (Eds.), Pediatric surgery: Diagnosis and management (Vol. 2). (pp. 925-935). New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.

Stringer, M. D. (2009). Liver resections and allograft preparation. In D. K. Gupta, S. Sharma & R. G. Azizkhan (Eds.), Pediatric surgery: Diagnosis and management (Vol. 2). (pp. 949-968). New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers.

Stringer, M. D. (2008). Principles of paediatric surgery. In N. S. Williams, C. J. K. Bulstrode & P. R. O'Connell (Eds.), Bailey & Love's short practice of surgery. (25th ed.) (pp. 71-89). London: Hodder Arnold.

Stringer, M., & Thomas, D. (2007). Genitalia. In T. Lissauer & G. Clayden (Eds.), Illustrated textbook of paediatrics. (3rd ed.) (pp. 329-336). Edinburgh, Scotland: Mosby Elsevier.

Stringer, M. D. (2007). Liver transplantation for liver tumors. In D. K. Gupta & R. Carachi (Eds.), Pediatric oncology: Surgical and medical aspects. (First ed.) (pp. 543-556). New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers.

Stringer, M. D. (2006). Portal hypertension: Endoscopic treatment. In M. D. Stringer, K. T. Oldham & P. D. E. Mouriquand (Eds.), Pediatric surgery and urology: Long-term outcomes. (2nd ed.) (pp. 502-509). Cambridge University Press.

Oldham, K. T., Stringer, M. D., & Mouriquand, P. D. E. (2006). Outcomes analysis and systems of children's surgical care. In M. D. Stringer, K. T. Oldham & P. D. E. Mouriquand (Eds.), Pediatric surgery and urology: Long-term outcomes. (2nd ed.) (pp. 29-38). Cambridge University Press.

Stringer, M. D. (2006). Abdominal surgery: General aspects. In M. D. Stringer, K. T. Oldham & P. D. E. Mouriquand (Eds.), Pediatric surgery and urology: Long-term outcomes. (2nd ed.) (pp. 255-269). Cambridge University Press.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Stringer, M. D. (2009). Portal hypertension. In P. Puri & M. Höllwarth (Eds.), Pediatric surgery: Diagnosis and management. (pp. 561-570). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

Stringer, M. D. (2009). Intestinal malrotation. In P. Puri & M. Höllwarth (Eds.), Pediatric surgery: Diagnosis and management. (pp. 393-403). Berlin, Germany: Springer.

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Journal - Research Article

Ironside, N., Wang, X., Purvis, N., Fernandez, J., Stringer, M. D., & Mirjalili, S. A. (2019). The 3-D muscular structure of the human pancreaticobiliary junction. European Journal of Anatomy, 23(4), 253-259.

Seddon, K., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric heterotopic pancreas in children: A prospective endoscopic study. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.053

Berry, M. J., Port, L. J., Gately, C., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Outcomes of infants born at 23 and 24 weeks' gestation with gut perforation. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.03.017

Parker, O. M., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Heterotopic gastric mucosa associated with jejunal atresia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 43, 58-61. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.02.013

Mawson, R., Murdoch, J., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric outlet obstruction associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.101241

Taghavi, K., Goddard, L., Evans, S. M., Hobson, A., Beasley, S. W., Sankaran, S., … Stringer, M. D. (2018). Ethnic variations in the childhood prevalence of Hirschsprung disease in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.14857

Hedderwick, M., Stringer, M. D., McRedmond, L., Meikle, G. R., & Woodley, S. J. (2017). The oblique popliteal ligament: An anatomic and MRI investigation. Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy, 39(9), 1017-1027. doi: 10.1007/s00276-017-1838-7

Mirjalili, S. A., Tarr, G., & Stringer, M. D. (2017). The length of the large intestine in children determined by computed tomography scan. Clinical Anatomy, 30(7), 887-893. doi: 10.1002/ca.22941

Storey, R. N., Meikle, G. R., Stringer, M. D., & Woodley, S. J. (2016). Proximal hamstring morphology and morphometry in men: An anatomic and MRI investigation. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 26(12), 1480-1489. doi: 10.1111/sms.12625

Flack, N. A. M. S., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Stringer, M. D., Gray, A. R., & Woodley, S. J. (2015). Adherence, tolerance and effectiveness of two different pelvic support belts as a treatment for pregnancy-related symphyseal pain: A pilot randomized trial. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 15, 36. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0468-5

Ahmadi, O., Stringer, M. D., Black, M. A., & McCall, J. L. (2015). Clinico-pathological factors influencing lymph node yield in colorectal cancer and impact on survival: Analysis of New Zealand Cancer Registry data. Journal of Surgical Oncology, 11(4), 451-458. doi: 10.1002/jso.23848

Ahmadi, O., McCall, J. L., & Stringer, M. D. (2015). Mesocolic lymph node number, size, and density: An anatomical study. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 58(8), 726-735. doi: 10.1097/dcr.0000000000000413

Fletcher, J. G. R., Stringer, M. D., Briggs, C. A., Davies, T. M., & Woodley, S. J. (2015). CT morphometry of adult thoracic intervertebral discs. European Spine Journal, 24(10), 2321-2329. doi: 10.1007/s00586-015-3925-y

Woon, J. T. K., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). The anatomy of the sacrococcygeal cornual region and its clinical relevance. Anatomical Science International, 89(4), 207-214. doi: 10.1007/s12565-013-0222-x

Ahmadi, O., Stringer, M. D., Black, M. A., & McCall, J. L. (2014). Influence of age and site of disease on lymph node yield in colorectal cancer. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1395). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Woon, J. T. K., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). Redefining the coccygeal plexus. Clinical Anatomy, 27(2), 254-260. doi: 10.1002/ca.22242

Moore, A. E., Muirhead, J. C., Sharples, K., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). The effect of upper limb position on ultrasonographic arterial flow to the ulnar nerve. Anaesthesia, 69(4), 356-361. doi: 10.1111/anae.12543

Perumal, V., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). The intrinsic arterial vascularity and morphology of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel: A microscopic study. Anatomical Science International, 89(1), 28-33. doi: 10.1007/s12565-013-0194-x

Guidera, A. K., Dawes, P. J. D., Fong, A., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). Head and neck fascia and compartments: No space for spaces. Head & Neck, 36(7), 1058-1068. doi: 10.1002/hed.23442

Mirjalili, S. A., Muirhead, J. C., & Stringer, M. D. (2014). Redefining the surface anatomy of the saphenofemoral junction in vivo. Clinical Anatomy, 27, 915-919. doi: 10.1002/ca.22386

Becker, I., Stringer, M. D., Jeffery, R., & Woodley, S. J. (2014). Sonographic anatomy of the pubic symphysis in healthy nulliparous women. Clinical Anatomy, 27(7), 1058-1067. doi: 10.1002/ca.22423

Shaw, I. C., Spencer, E., Lambert, T., Holzenkaempfer, M., Gaw, S., & Stringer, M. (2014). Measurement of kidney cadmium in embalmed New Zealand cadavers. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1392). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

McClea, K., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Why do potential body donors decide against donating? New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1377). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Pietak, A., Ma, S., Beck, C. W., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Fundamental ratios and logarithmic periodicity in human limb bones. Journal of Anatomy, 222(5), 526-537. doi: 10.1111/joa.12041

Ang, W. C., Doyle, T., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Left-sided and duplicate inferior vena cava: A case series and review. Clinical Anatomy, 26(8), 990-1001. doi: 10.1002/ca.22090

Stringer, M. D., & Yassaie, S. (2013). Is the pelviureteric junction an anatomical entity? Journal of Pediatric Urology, 9(2), 123-128. doi: 10.1016/j.jpurol.2011.08.009

Purvis, N. S., Mirjalili, S. A., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). The mucosal folds at the pancreaticobiliary junction. Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy, 35(10), 943-950. doi: 10.1007/s00276-013-1128-y

Stringer, M. D., Fraser, S., Gordon, K. C., Sharples, K., & Windsor, J. A. (2013). Gallstones in New Zealand: Composition, risk factors and ethnic differences. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(7-8), 575-580. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2012.06234.x

Woon, J. T. K., Maigne, J.-Y., Perumal, V., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Magnetic resonance imaging morphology and morphometry of the coccyx in coccydynia. Spine, 38(23), E1437-E1445. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3182a45e07

Woon, J. T. K., Perumal, V., Maigne, J.-Y., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). CT morphology and morphometry of the normal adult coccyx. European Spine Journal, 22(4), 863-870. doi: 10.1007/s00586-012-2595-2

Ahmadi, O., McCall, J. L., & Stringer, M. D. (2013). Does senescence affect lymph node number and morphology? A systematic review. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(9), 612-618. doi: 10.1111/ans.12067

Woodley, S. J., Latimer, C. P., Meikle, G. R., & Stringer, M. D. (2012). Articularis genus: An anatomic and MRI study in cadavers. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (Am), 94(1), 59-67. doi: 10.2106/jbjs.k.00157

Stringer, M. D., Duncan, L. J., & Samalia, L. (2012). Using real-time ultrasound to teach living anatomy: An alternative model for large classes. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1361). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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