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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

Mishra, P. R., & Stringer, M. D. (2021). Intestinal malrotation in extremely premature infants: A potential trap. Pediatric Surgery International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00383-021-04969-0

Stringer, M. D. (2021). Clinical outcomes in children with NEC. In D. J. Hackam (Ed.), Necrotizing enterocolitis: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. (pp. 138-147). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9780429288302

Bascand, H. E., Marlow, J., Kenwright, D. N., & Stringer, M. D. (2021). Ruptured foetal corpus luteal cyst: a rare cause of congenital ascites. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16703

Tinawi, G. K., & Stringer, M. D. (2020). Epigastric hernias in children: A personal series and systematic review of the literature. European Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1719056

Mishra, P. R., & Stringer, M. D. (2020). Appendiceal carcinoid tumors: A plea for critical reporting. Pediatric Surgery International, 36, 539-549. doi: 10.1007/s0038 3-019-04575 -1

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

Authored Book - Research

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

Authored 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.

Edited Book - Other

Stringer, M. D. (2021). Clinical outcomes in children with NEC. In D. J. Hackam (Ed.), Necrotizing enterocolitis: Pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. (pp. 138-147). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/9780429288302

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2020). Duplications of the alimentary tract. In P. Puri (Ed.), Pediatric surgery: General principles and newborn surgery. (pp. 935-954). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-43588-5_68

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastrointestinal duplications. In P. Puri & M. E. Höllwarth (Eds.), Pediatric surgery. (2nd ed.) (pp. 221-235). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-56282-6_28

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2018). Choledochal cysts. In S. G. Barreto & J. A. Windsor (Eds.), Surgical diseases of the pancreas and biliary tree. (pp. 121-147). Singapore: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-8755-4_5

Chapter in Book - Research

Pitman, A. G., Moss, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2016). Posterior abdominal wall and retroperitoneum. In S. Standring (Ed.), Gray's anatomy: The anatomical basis of clinical practice. (41st ed.) (pp. 1083-1097). Elsevier.

Chapter in Book - Research

Rosen, M. J., Petro, C. C., & Stringer, M. D. (2016). Anterior abdomen wall. In S. Standring (Ed.), Gray's anatomy: The anatomical basis of clinical practice. (41st ed.) (pp. 1069-1082). Elsevier.

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2016). Anatomy of the infant and child. In P. Puri (Ed.), Pediatric surgery. (Online ed.) Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38482-0_5-1

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2016). Gallbladder and biliary tree. In S. Standring (Ed.), Gray's anatomy: The anatomical basis of clinical practice. (41st ed.) (pp. 1173-1178). Elsevier.

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2016). Gallbladder and extrahepatic bile ducts. In R. S. Tubbs, M. M. Shoja & M. Loukas (Eds.), Bergman’s comprehensive encyclopedia of human anatomic variation. (pp. 1261-1271). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118430309.ch107

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D., Smith, A. L., Wein, A. J., & Tunstall, R. (2016). Abdomen and pelvis: Overview and surface anatomy. In S. Standring (Ed.), Gray's anatomy: The anatomical basis of clinical practice. (41st ed.) (pp. 1033-1047). Elsevier.

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

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

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.

Chapter in Book - Research

Stringer, M. D. (2020). Anatomy of the infant and child. In P. Puri (Ed.), Pediatric surgery: General principles and newborn surgery. (pp. 83-101). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-43588-5_5

Chapter in Book - Other

Stringer, M. D. (2020). Portal hypertension. In P. Puri (Ed.), Pediatric surgery. (Online ed.) Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-38482-0_113-1

Chapter in Book - Other

Stringer, M. D. (2018). Spontaneous intestinal perforation. In P. Puri (Ed.), Newborn surgery. (4th ed.) (pp. 660-666). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Chapter in Book - Other

Stringer, M. D., & Mirjalili, S. A. (2018). Clinical anatomy of the newborn. In P. Puri (Ed.), Newborn surgery. (4th ed.) (pp. 28-39). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Chapter in Book - Other

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

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.

Chapter in Book - Other

Mishra, P. R., & Stringer, M. D. (2021). Intestinal malrotation in extremely premature infants: A potential trap. Pediatric Surgery International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00383-021-04969-0

Journal - Research Article

Flack, N. A. M. S., Depledge, J., Hay-Smith, E. J. C., Stringer, M. D., Gray, A. R., & Woodley, S. J. (2020). A self-report questionnaire for pregnancy-related symphyseal pain. Musculoskeletal Science & Practice, 48, 102151. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2020.102151

Journal - Research Article

Seddon, K., & Stringer, M. D. (2020). Gastric heterotopic pancreas in children: A prospective endoscopic study. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 55, 2154-2158. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.10.053

Journal - Research Article

Taghavi, K., Goddard, L., Evans, S. M., Hobson, A., Beasley, S. W., Sankaran, S., … Stringer, M. D. (2020). Contemporary management of Hirschsprung disease in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 90, 1037-1040. doi: 10.1111/ans.15923

Journal - Research Article

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, 54, 2092-2098. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2019.03.017

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.

Journal - Research Article

Mawson, R., Murdoch, J., Kenwright, D., & Stringer, M. D. (2019). Gastric outlet obstruction associated with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, 47, 101241. doi: 10.1016/j.epsc.2019.101241

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

Taghavi, K., Goddard, L., Evans, S. M., Hobson, A., Beasley, S. W., Sankaran, S., … Stringer, M. D. (2019). Ethnic variations in the childhood prevalence of Hirschsprung disease in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, 1246-1249. doi: 10.1111/ans.14857

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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

Journal - Research Article

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