Jerzy Kuzma (HoD)

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  • Professor and HoD
  • Department of Medicine
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  • Tel:424 1726
  • EXT: 726

     

 

QUALIFICATIONS
Prof of surgery, specialist general and orthopaedic surgeon

EXPERIENCE

30 years of clinical work in different health institutions, wide range of operating skills in various surgical disciplines in including general, plastic, reconstructive, trauma, pediatric and orthopaedic surgery, urology, skills in ultrasonography

17 years of academic experience of teaching, administrative and leadership functions

Wide range of research in clinical and public health
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Wide range of research in clinical and public health, mixed method, action research

TEACHING

Units

MED105

MED 104

MED 208

HE 413

RESEARCH
Chronic osteomyelitis: in writing

Neglected Monteggia injury in adults: Role of annular ligament reconstruction: in writing

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

PNGMS – Member of PNG Medical Society

Member of PNG Surgical Society

AOA (Member of Australian Orthopaedic Association)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Kevau, I., Kuzma, J. (2013). Randomized Clinical Trial to compare single dose vs. 3 doses of   prophylactic antibiotic in open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of long bones. PNG Med J (in press)

Kuzma, J., Pasum E, Solomom J, Masono A, Manari B, Hopping J, Yvia J, Tenge P. (2012)
Assessment of patients satisfaction from rural health services. DWU Research Journal, 17,20-27.

Kuzma, J., Kune, G. (2010) Impact of childhood surgical conditions on children health in Madang Province, paper presented at 46th Annual Medical Symposium, Wewak, PNG

Kuzma, J. (2009). Tertiary specialized care in PNG: obstructed or improved by partial privatization. Paper presented at Medical Symposium, Port Moresby, PNG

Kuzma, J., Tom, L., Hasola, D. (2009). Diabetic foot ulcer in PMGH 2003-2008. Review of principles of effective prevention and management of diabetic foot. Paper presented at Medical Symposium, Port Moresby, PNG (in press for) PNG Med J

Kuzma, J., Jaworski,  J. (2008). Primary repair of colonic injuries at the Kundiawa and Madang General Hospitals, Papua New Guinea. PNG Med J, 51(1-2),43-46.

Kuzma, J. (2008). Randomized clinical trial to compare the length of hospital stay and morbidity for early feeding with opioid-sparing analgesia versus traditional care after open appendectomy. Clinical Nutrition. 27,694-699.

Kuzma, J., Atua, V. (2008) Conservative management of splenic injury in the tropics. Trop Doct,38(4),210-3.

Kuzma, J., Henao, A. ( 2007). Thyroid surgery in Madang Hospital: extend of surgical resection. Paper presented at Medical Symposium, PNG.

Kuzma, J. (2006). Surgery for Primary Health Workers in PNG, textbook for Health Extension Officers, DWU Press, Madang

Welsh, B., Kuzma, J. (2006). Study of posttraumatic disability in Madang Province. The paper presented at PNG Medical Symposium.

Kuzma, J., Saweni, H., Balange, M. (2006). Cross-sectional study on backache among health workers in Madang Province. The paper presented at Medical Symposium, Madang, PNG

Kuzma, J., Thomas, S., Kune, G., Welsh, B. (2006). Prospective randomized clinical trial on “fast track” protocol versus fixed regimen after appendicectomy. The paper presented at Medical Symposium Madang, PNG

Kuzma, J., Aua, V. (2006). Prospective study of splenic preservation after traumatic rupture in the tropics. The paper presented at Medical Symposium, Madang, PNG

Kuzma, J. (2006). Management of old Monteggia’s fractures. The paper presented at Medical Symposium, Madang, PNGKuzma, J., Himata, R. (2005). HIV/AIDS related knowledge, sexual behaviour and attitudes of students and village youth in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Sudies DWU Research Journal, 3,1-12.

Kuzma, J.  (2001). Use of endoscopy in diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer in PNG. The paper presented at Medical Symposium, Lae, PNG

Kuzma, J., Ladny, J.R., Dzienis, H., Dadan, J., Puchalski, Z. (1997) Effects of stimulation of protein kinase A and Ca++- cascade on secretion of thyroid hormones in some types of goiter. Br J Surg, 84, Suppl 2,51.

Kuzma, J., Barczyk, J., Dadan, J., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Nodular goittre. Contemporary view on etiopathogenesis, diagnostic management and indications for surgical treatment; sexual differences. Nowa Klinika, 7,56-58.

Dadan, J., Ladny, J.R., Kuzma, J., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Immunologiczne aspeckty chorob tarczycy. Nowa Klinika, 7,44-47.

Dadan, J., Baltaziak, M., Ladny, J.R., Barczyk, J., Kuzma, J., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Thyroid carcinoma as a diagnostic and therapeutic problem. The  paper presented at 57th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons, Szczecin, Poland

Puchalski, Z., Barczyk, J., Trochimowicz, L., Kuzma, J., Laszkiewicz, J. (1995). Wyniki operacyjnego leczenia chorob nadnerczy. The paper presented at 57th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons, Szczecin, Poland

Kuzma, J.,  Dadan, J.,  Sokolowski, Z., Razak, H., Ladny, J.R., Puchalski, Z. (1995) Odrebnosci w przebiegu nadczynnosci tarczycy leczonej operacyjnie u mezczyzn. Polish Journal of Endocrynology, 2(46) Supl 2,81.

Dadan, J., Baltaziak, M., Kuzma, J., Ladny, JR.., Szymczuk, J., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Nietypowe formy nowotworow zlosliwych tarczycy jako istotny problem kliniczny. Polish Journal of Endocrynology, 2(46) Supl 2,111.

Ladny, J.R.,  Polakow, J., Dadan, J., Szymczuk, J., Kuzma, J., Krejza, J., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Wartosc badania USG metoda dopplera kolorowego w diagnostyce izoechogennych guzkow tarczycy. Polish Journal of Endocrynology, 2(46), Supl 2,115.

Dadan, J., Ladny, J.R., Kuzma, J. (1995). Differences between male and female patients with hyperthyroid goiter undergoing surgical treatment. Br J Surg, 82, Suppl. 1. (paper presented at 5th European Congress of Surgery. Barcelona, 1995)

Dadan, J., Kuzma, J., Ladny, J.R., Puchalski, Z. (1995). Differences between male and female patients with hyperthyroid goiter undergoing surgical treatment. Br J Surg, 82, Suppl 1, 60.