Dirk Drent qualified as a Urologist in South Africa in 1985 and has been working as an Urologist in New Zealand since 1996.
Since 2008 Dirk has been doing nerve sparing laparoscopic radical prostatectomies to remove prostate cancer and uses this technique in most instances. He is registered as an affiliated provider for laparoscopic radical prostatectomies and TURPs with Southern Cross Healthcare. He has performed many open nerve sparing radical prostatectomies for prostate cancer over a period of twenty two years. Dirk has been involved in female urinary incontinence and Urodynamic studies since 1980. He performs laparoscopic pelvic reconstructive surgery in women with pelvic organ prolapse. He performs Laparoscopic pyeloplasties and nephrectomies.