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Specialties
Urology
Training (Medical School, Residency, Fellowship, Etc)
1. University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Manila, Philippines (Medical School)
2. University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines (General Surgery Residency)
3. University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila , Philippines (Urology Residency)
4. St. Vincents Hospital, Melbourne Australia, (Urologic Oncology and Endourology Fellowship)
5. Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, Chicago, Illinois USA ( Prostate Brachytherapy)
6.Intuitive daVinci® Surgical System Training, (Robotic Surgical Training Program), Childrens Hospital Department of Urology, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA, USA,
7. UMP (Ultra Mini Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy) with Dr Janak Desai, Chinese University of Hong Kong 2013
About Me (Personal URL, Bio, Languages, Etc)
Professional Biography:
Received his Bachelor's Degree in Zoology and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Santo Tomas. He later finished his General Surgery and Urology Residency Training at the Santo Tomas University Hospital.

Dr. Lusaya is a graduate of the Urologic Oncology and Endourology Fellowship at the St. Vincent's Hospital, affiliate of the
University of Melbourne in Australia from 1994-1995. He is an expert in the treatment of prostate cancer and urinary tract
stones and is highly skilled in ureteroscopic laser lithotripsy, percutaneous nephrostolithotomy (PCNL) and microvascular
reconstruction of surgically obliterated vas (reversal vaso-vasostomy).

He has performed the most number of successful open radical prostatectomy cases (treatment for localized prostate cancer)
in the Philippines. His excellent open surgical skills combined with a profound understanding of the principles of urologic
oncology complement his keen surgical interest in laparoscopic treatment of genitourinary tract malignancies and robotic assisted
urological surgery.
He received his certification as a robotic console surgeon in 2010 from the Children!s Hospital Boston, affiliate of the Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

Dr. Lusaya has published numerous articles in several peer-review journals including the Journal of Endourology, International
Journal of Urology and the Philippine Journal of Urology. He has been invited to speak in various local and foreign
conferences in urology.

Dr. Lusaya is a Diplomate of the Philippine Board of Urology, a member of the American Urological Association and Honorary
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
He is a Consultant Urologist at the St. Luke's Medical Center in Quezon City and Bonifacio Global City. Dr. Lusaya is also the
Head of Subsection of Urologic Oncology at St. Luke's Medical Center Bonifacio Global City and Associate Professor of
Surgery at the Santo Tomas University Hospital.

email address: dglusaya@yahoo.com or dennislusaya@gmail.com
URLhttp://www.stlukescarmi.com/center-for-advanced-reproductive-medicine-and-infertility-asia-philippines/
Practice Information (Clinic/Hospital Schedule, Insurances Taken, Etc)
1. St. Luke's Medical Center Global City, Taguig City, Philippines, Medical Arts Building Room 338,
Clinic Hours; Monday to Saturday , 10- 11:30 am. Tel: 7897700 local 7338 (please call to set an appointmeent)

2. University of Santo Tomas Hospital Clinical Division Bldg MAB ,Espana Blvd., Sampaloc,Manila, Philippines.
Room 536, Clinic Hrs: Monday to Friday 3 to 6 pm
Tel: 7313001 local 2239 or 7499780
Contact Details (Address, Email, Phone, Fax, Etc)
Dr Dennis G. Lusaya
email: dglusaya@yahoo.com or dennislusaya@gmail.com
mobile: +639196084859 or 09228787023
URLhttp://www.stlukescarmi.com/center-for-advanced-reproductive-medicine-and-infertility-asia-philippines/about-us/meet-our-expert-doctors
Honors, Awards, and Publications
CURRENT ACADEMIC APPOINTMENT:

Associate Professor II
Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Faculty of Medicine And Surgery University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines, 2005-present.

NCCN International Panel Asia 2010 (Prostate Cancer)
( http://nccnasia.org/PanelList.aspx?CatorID=4&KoID=20&Opsiti...)

Chief Urologic Oncology: St. Luke's Medical Center, Global City, Taguig City, Philippines (2010-2014)

Chief of Male Infertility and Microsurgery: St. Luke's Medical Center Global City Institute of Urology (2014 to present



CURRENT HOSPITAL APPOINTMENT:



Head Urology Unit, Benavides Cancer Institute, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, 2010-

Member Transplant Ethics Committee, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, 2010-

Member, Hospital Departmental, Staff and Trainees Research Protocols Institutional Review Board (IRB), University of Santo Tomas, 2010-

Medical Active Staff, (Active A)
Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines.1996 to present

Urologic Oncologist, Benavidez Cancer Institute, UST Hospital

Active Staff,
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, St. Luke’s Medical Center, Global City, Taguig Metro Manila, 2010-
Chief Subsection of Urologic Oncology

Secretary/Treasurer
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines, 1998 to present

Residency Training Officer of Urology
Department of Surgery, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines, 2005 to present


Head Subsection of Endourology & ESWL
Section of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines, 1998 to present

Head Section of Urology
Gat Andres Bonifacio Memorial Medical Center, Del Pan Tondo, Manila, 1998 to present

Medical Staff, (Urology)
PCSO Multispecialty Clinic, E. Rodriguez, Quezon City,
1998 to 2010
Procedures of Specialization
1. Urologic Oncology: Nerve Sparing Radical Prostatectomy (Open and Laparoscopic Robotic Assisted), Nerve Sparing Radical Cystectomy, Radical Nephroureterctomy, Radical Nephrectmy, Nephron Sparing Partial Nephrectomy, Retroperitoneal Lymphnode Dissection, TUR-BT, TRUS Biopsy Prostate, Percutanous Ultrasound guided biopsy and aspiration of renal tumors
2. Endourology: PCNL (standard, Mid size and Mini PCNL), Ureteroscopy ICL (laser and Pneumatic), Flexible Ureteroscopy, TURP, Laser Prostatectomy, Antergrade Endopyelotomy, Ureteral Stenting, Percutaenous Nephrostomy, Percutaneous Cystostomy
3. Infertility: Vasectomy reversal, Vasoepididymostomy, Varicocoelectomy, TESA, TESE, MESA, PESA, Microdissection TESE
4. Laparoscopy: Lap Nephrectomy, Lap Adrenealectomy, Lap Renal Cyst Marsupialization, Lap Ureterolithotomy

5. Open Renal, Ureteral, Bladder, Prostate Testicular Surgery
Volume of Procedures Done
An average of 300- 400 cases a year
Volume of Patients with Diagnoses of Interest
An average of 30 to 40 patients a day

Publications and Researches

 PUBLICATIONS and RESEARCHES:

 

Lusaya,D.G.: "The Effects of Closure Techniques On Abdominal Wound Disruption".Phil, J of Surgical Specialties,47(3),1992

 

Panganiban, JZ.K., Lusaya, D.G.” Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Nephrostomy in the Relief of Obstructive Hydronephrosis”, Phil.Journal of Urology, 1(1):20-26, 1991

 

Lusaya,D.G., David, J.F.Jr, Parreno, F.P.:”Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy Using a Local Prototype: Preliminary Report”, Journal of Endourology,(6)4,1992

 

Lusaya, D.G., David, J.F.Jr. Parreno, F.P.:”Direct Vision Internal Urethrotomy Using a Local Prototype Urethrotome: Preliminary Report” Phil. Journal of Urology, 1(2): 3-8, 1992.

 

Lusaya, D.G.,David, J.F.Jr., Parreno,F.P.:”Ureteral Meatotomy by a Local Prototype Urethrotome in the Management of Distal Ureteral Stones”, Phil. Journal of Urology, 3(2),1993.

 

Lusaya,D.G., David J.F.Jr.,Parreno, F.P.: “Ureteral Meatotomy by a Local Prototype Urethrotome in the Management of Distal Ureteral Stones”, Journal of Endourology, 8(3):207-211,1994.

 

Costello,A.J, Lusaya, D.G. Crowe, H R:”Non-contact Sidefire Laser Ablation of the Prostate”, Journal of Endourology,9(2): 107-111, 1995

 

Lusaya, D.G.,Costello, A.J.”Laser Ablation of the Prostate”,Current Opinion in Urology” 5: 143-146,1995

 

Costello,AJ, Lusaya,D.G. Crowe H R,” Transurethral Laser Ablation of the Prostate: Long Term Results”, World Journal of Urology, 13(2):119-122, 1995

 

Hirschhorn M.K. ,Lusaya,D.G., Bolton, D.M. “Management of Ureteral Calculi in patients with Duplicated and Bifid Urinary System”, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 66(2):391, 1996

 

Bolton,D.M., Lusaya,D.G et al.,”Fibroepithelial Polyp Associated with Uerteral Calculi”, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 67(6):373, 1997.

 

Longno, H., Lusaya, D.G., “Laser Ureterolithotripsy”, Phil. Journal of Urology, 7(2): 53-57,1997

 

Longno, H., Lusaya, D. G., “Combination Nd:Yag and Ho:Yag Laser Prostatectomy: Initial Experience in a Single Institution”, Phil. Journal of Urology, 7(2):49-52, 1997.

 

Lusaya, D.G.,” Genitourinary Injuries” Phil. College of SurgeonsTrauma Treatment Guidelines, 10: 58-60, 1988.

 

Sampang, R. Y.,Lusaya, D. G., et. al.” Ureteroscopic Treatment of ureteral calculi Greater than 1.5 cm in Diameter woth Holmium Laser Lithotripsy.” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 54(1):45-48, 1999

 

Sampang, RY, Lusaya D.G., Ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral calculi > 1.5cm with holmium laser lithotrite. Proc. Asian Surgical Association 12th Biennial Congress. 110a, 1999

 

Sampang, RY, Lusaya D.G., Ureteroscopic treatment of ureteral calculi > 1.5cm with holmium laser lithotrite. Proc. 4th Asian Congress in Urology. P6-06,163, 1999.

 

 

Lusaya, D. G. et. al. “Repair of Postradiation Vesicocolonic Fistula Using Peritoneal Flap Interposition”, Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 54(2):101-104, 1999.

 

Co-investigator: ASSESS-1 Study Group. ASSESS-1:“Asian Sildenafil Efficacy and Safety study: A double –blind, placebo-controlled flexible-dose study of Oral Sildenafil in Malaysian, Singaporean and Filipino men with Erectile Dysfunction , Urology, 56(4): 635-640, 2000.

 

Co-investigator: ASSESS-1 Study Group. ASSESS-1:“Asian Sildenafil Efficacy and Safety study: A double –blind, placebo-controlled flexible-dose study of Oral Sildenafil in Malaysian, Singaporean and Filipino men with Erectile Dysfunction , Phil. J. Internal Medicine, 39: 173-177, 2001.

 

Lusaya, D. G.,” Intracorporeal Fragmentation of Large Ureteral Calculi Using the Holmium Laser Lithotrite.” Phil Journal of Urology, 10(1):14-18, 2000.

 

Geroche,H.L.,Lusaya,D.G. et al.,” The Detection Rate of a Six-Core TRUS-guided Biopsy in the Detection of Prostate Cancer in Patients with Stratified PSA Level”, Phil. Journal of Urology, 11(1): 5-10, 2001.

 

Geroche, H.L., Lusaya, D.G., et al,” Santo Tomas University Hospital Experience with Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy for the Treatment of Urinary Calculi.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 11(2): 77-81, 2001.

 

Kalbit,T.H, Lusaya, D.G., et al.,”The Role of Varicocoelectomy in Male Factor Infertility.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 12(2): 45-48, 2002.

 

Gamboa, AJR., Lusaya,D.G., et al., “ Correlation of Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy Result with the Radical Prostatectomy Specimen: Comparison of the Tumor Location and Tumor Gleason Grade.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 13(1): 6-9, 2003.

 

Gamboa, AJR., Lusaya,D.G., et al., “ Correlation of Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy Result with the Radical Prostatectomy Specimen: Comparison of the Tumor Location and Tumor Gleason Grade. International Journal of Urology. 11 Supplement : A34, October 2004

 

Gamboa, AJR., Bisnar,CC, Santos, JH., Lusaya, D.G., “ A Prospective, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical trial Comparing the Effect of Intrarectally Applied and Periprostatically- Injected Lidocaine on the pain Scores of Patients Undergoing Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 15(1): 37-41, 2005

 

Domingo, JKB., Lusaya, D.G., “ One Stage Repair of Complex Anterior Urethral Stricture by Penile Circular Fasciocutaneous Skin Flap.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 15(2): 64-67, 2005.

 

Gamboa, Aldrin JR., Lusaya, D.G., “ Prospective, Double Blind, Clinical trial of Local Anesthesia for transrectal Ultrasound Guided Biopsy; Periprostatic vs Intraprostatic lidocaine injection.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 16(1): 17-21, 2006.

 

Gamboa, Aldrin JR., Lusaya, D.G., “The Efficacy of Periprostatic Lidocaine Injection in Reducing the Pain scores of Patients undergoing 12-core and 18-core Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy: Prospective, double blind, placebo control, clinical trial.” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 61(3): 2006

 

Domingo, JKB., Lusaya, D.G., The Correlation of the percentage of Positive Core Biopsy with the Pathologic Stage and Grade in Patients who underwent Radical  Retropubic Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer. ” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 62(1):1-4, 2007

 

Bisnar, CC., Lusaya, D.G., Modifications of Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy to Minimize Blood Loss. ” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 62(1):5-9, 2007

 

Ocampo, ML., Lusaya, D.G., The Effect of Bladder Neck Preservation or Reconstruction on Continence, Surgical Margins, Erectile Potency, Biochemical Recurrence and Other Complications Following Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy. ” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 62(3):143-151, 2007

 

Hipol,RS.,Tan, DL., Lopez, RA., Lusaya, D.G., Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy for Adenocarcinoma: A Case Series. ” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 62(2):65- 69, 2007

 

Domingo JKB.,Lopez, RA., Lusaya, D.G., “Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy Nine Years Institutional Outcome Review of Cases by a Single Surgeon in a Tertiary Hospital in Metro Manila. ” Phil. Journal of Surgical Specialties, 63(1): 29-35, 2008.

 

Roxas L., Lusaya, D.G., “Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy After Prostate Surgery, Is it Possible?.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 18(2): 38- 41, 2008.

 

Ocampo M., Lusaya, D.G., “Synchronous Tumors of the Prostate gland and Lung.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 19(1): 19- 21, 2009.

 

Lusaya, D.G., “ Are we ready for Robotic Surgery”: The Case for Open Radical Prostatectomy.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 19 (2): 64-66, 2010.

 

Ocampo M., Lusaya, D.G., “The Effects of Allium Sativum (Garlic) on N-Methyl-N-Nitrosourea-Induced Transitional Cell Carcinoma in Wistar Rats: A Preliminary Study.” Phil. Journal of Urology, 21(1): 19- 25, 2011.

 

Domingo JKB, Lusaya, D.G., Congenital Renal Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs): A Rare Case. “ Phil. Journal of Urology, 21(2): 48-51, 2011

 

Peer Review online clinical reference, Medscape reference

 

Articles Authored online:

 

1.Hydronephrosis and Hydroureter;

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/436259-overview

 

2. Renal Trauma

http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/440811-overview

 

3. NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology, Asia Consensus Statement Prostate Cancer V.1.2011

http://nccn-asia.org/pdf/2010_Prostate_Cancer.pdf

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