Dr. Donald Fentie BSc, MD, FRCSC Clinical Professor Urology

About

Graduated from medicine 1979 (University of Alberta). Gold medal in medicine and surgery (1979). Internship at Royal Jubilee Hospital Victoria, B.C.(1979-80). Residency in urology 1980-85 at University of Alberta. Urology attending at RUH, SCH, and SPH 1985 - 2012. Practice interest was in endourology and laparoscopic urologic surgery. Performed first laparoscopic nephrectomy in Canada 1993. Presently semi-retired and doing surgical assists in the Saskatchwan Health Authority.

Academic Background:

  • 1984 - FRCSC, University of Alberta
  • 1979 - MD, University of Alberta
  • 1977 - BSc, University of Alberta

Selected Publications

Paper Published:

  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy with Morcellation for Renal Cancer Suderman, Fentie, Barrett (2007)
  • Portus, Fentie, Barrett, et al., Long Term Follow-Up afer Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Journal of Urology, Volume 167, Pates 1257-1262, March, 2002
  • D.D. Fentie, P.H. Barrett, Editorial Comment to Laproscopic Radical Nephrectomy, Journal of Endo-Urology, Volume 14, Number 10, Pages 849-858
  • D.D. Fentie, P.H. Barrett, Laparoscopic Assisted Nephroureterectomy for Upper Tract Transitional Cell Carcinoma. – Journal of Endourology – 2000
  • D.D. Fentie, P.H. Barrett, Long-Term Follow-Up of `Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy with Morcellation – Accepted for Publication in Journal of Endourology – 2000
  • P.H. Barrett, D.D. Fentie, Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy with Morcellation for Renal Cell Carcinoma – The Saskatoon Experience, UROLOGY – July, 1998
  • Cadeddu, et al. (including D.D. Fentie & P.H. Barrett), Laparoscopic Nephrectomy For Renal Cell Cancer: Evaluation and Efficacy and Safety: A Multi-Centre Experience, UROLOGY, November, 1998
  • D.D. Fentie, W.H. Lakey, W.A. McBlain, Androgen Receptors in Prostatic Cancer, Urology Times – 1986
  • D.D. Fentie, W.A. McBlain, W.H. Lakey, Clinical Applicability of Androgen Receptor Measurement of Human Prostatic Cancer, Journal of Urology – January, 1986

Papers, Presentations and Guest Lectureships:

  • Multiple visiting lectureships on lap surgery, BPH, ED and OAB 2007 - 2011
  • Visiting lecturer Winnipeg Family Medicine Rounds Oct 2007
  • Visiting lecturer Winnipeg Family Medicine Rounds Oct 2007Visiting Professor University Manitoba Oct. 2007. Presentation re: Lap Surgery – all aspects
  • Visiting Professor University Manitoba Oct. 2007. Presentation re: Lap Surgery – all aspects
  • Prairie Urologic 2007 Lap Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Cancer with morcellation Long Term Results : Presented by medical student Derek Suderman Supervisor: D. Fentie, P. Barrett
  • Prairie urologic 2005 Lap Nephroureterectomy Presented by Dr Mckinney Supervisor D. Fentie and P. Barrett
  • World Congress of Endo-Urology – September 21-30, 2003 – Montreal, Canada. Moderated two international sessions: a) New Advances in Laparoscopy and b) Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma
  • Endo-Urology Update Course – September 20, 2003 – “Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Nephro-ureterectomy, the Technique” – instructional course – Montreal, Canada
  • Endo-Urology Update Meeting – September 20, 2003 “Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty” – Montreal, Canada
  • World Congress of Endo-Urology – 2002 – Moderator of a Session on Laparoscopic Renal Surgery for Cancer of the Kidney
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Cancer – Experience with 200 Cases – D.D. Fentie – presented at the World Congress of Endo-Urology in Genoa, Italy – September 20, 2002
  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Cancer – Experience with 200 Cases – D.D. Fentie – accepted and to be presented at the World Congress of Endo-Urology in Genoa, Italy – September 20, 2002
  • Guest Speaker at “Traveling Surgeon’s Club” – Saskatoon, Sk. – May, 2002
  • Guest Surgeon for Department of Urology/Surgery in Victoria – April, 2002
  • D.D. Fentie, Guest-Lecturer on Techniques of Laparoscopic Surgery in Halifax, Winnipeg, Calgary, Ed (personally presented)
  • D.D. Fentie, Moderator of three Prostate Cancer Sessions at the Uro-Oncology Meeting in Jamaica, January, 2002.
  • D.D. Fentie, Erectile Dysfunction Issues in Men’s Health Care, Saskatoon, November, 2001
  • D.D. Fentie, Erectile Dysfunction, Family Medicine Conference, May, 2001
  • D.D. Fentie, Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery, McMaster University, Guest-Lecturer and Surgeon, February, 2000. Two laparoscopic cases performed.
  • D.D. Fentie, Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Nephroureterectomy for Upper Tract Renal Malignancy. Guest-Speaker at Toronto Urology Up-Date Meeting, November, 2000