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Jerzy Gajewski

Professor

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Department of Urology

Email: jgajew@dal.ca
Phone: 902-425-3940 ext 4
Fax: 902-422-0033
Mailing Address: 
Urology Consultants
620-5991 Spring Garden Rd
Halifax, NS, B3H 1Y6
 
Research & Clinical Interests:
  • Functional urology
  • Incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Bladder pain syndrome
  • Neuromodulation

 

Education

  • MD (Poznan, Poland)
  • Residency in Urology (Poland)
  • Residency in Urology (Dalhousie University)
  • Fellowship in Neurourology and Urodynamics (Dalhousie University)

Designations

  • FRCSC
  • Director of Functional Urology Program (Dalhousie University)

Awards

  • 2014 - CUA Award, lifetime achievement award
  • 2009 - 2014 - “Guest Professor” Central South University, Changsha Hunan, China
  • 2001 - Honorary Membership of Polish Urological Association
  • 1984 - First Prize, Laboratory Research, American Urological Association

Biography

Dr. Jerzy B. Gajewski  graduated from Medical school in Poznan, Poland (1973) and pursued his urological training in Poland, Germany and Canada, before completing a fellowship in Neurourology and Urodynamics in Dalhousie University.  Dr. Gajewski is a past-Chair of the Canadian Male Sexual Council and past-President of the Canadian Academy of Urological Surgeons. He is a Secretary of the Canadian Society for the Study of the Aging Male. He is a very active member of the Canadian Urological Association and was its Treasurer for several years and President in 2009-2010. He was a Chair of the Publication and Communication Committee (2006-2013) and the Trustee of the International Continence Society (2008-2011). He was a founding member of the Bethune Society; Canadian-Chinese Urological Society. He is now the President of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association. Dr. Gajewski’s main clinical and research interests include voiding dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, incontinence, neuromodulation, interstitial cystitis and erectile dysfunction.

Selected Publications

Gajewski, J. B., Rosier, P. F.W.M., Rahnama'i, S. and Abrams, P. (2017), Do we assess urethral function adequately in LUTD and NLUTD? ICI-RS 2015. Neurourol. Urodynam., 36: 935–942. doi:10.1002/nau.23100

Cotterill N, Madersbacher, H, Wyndaele JJ, Apostolidis A, Drake MJ, Gajewski J et al. Neurogenic bowel dysfunction: Clinical management recommendations of the Neurologic Incontinence Committee of the Fifth International Consultation on Incontinence 2013. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2017;9999:1–8. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23289

Spinal Cord Injury and cerebral trauma, Gajewski JB, Chapter in Textbook of Neurogenic Bladder, 3rd Edition, Corcos, Ginsberg,Karsenty CRC Press 2015

Surgical Treatment for overactive bladder. Gajewski JB. Chapter in the book Overactive Bladder-Practical Management. Corcos, MacDermoid, Heesakkers, Wiley Blackwell, 2015

Apostolos Apostolidis, Drake M, Wein A, Anton Emmanuel, Jerzy Gajewski, Rizwan Hamid, John Heesakkers, Thomas Kessler, Helmut Madersbacher, Altaf Mangera, Jalesh Panicker, Piotr Radziszewski, Ryuji Sakakibara, Karl-     Dietrich Sievert, Jean Jacques Wyndaele. Neurological Urinary Incontinence and Faecal Incontinence Committee 10, in Incontinence, 6th Edition (The 6th International Consultation on Incontinence, 2017

Marcus John Drake, Apostolos Apostolidis, Andrea Cocci, Anton Emmanuel, Jerzy B. Gajewski, Simon C.W. Harrison, John P.F.A. Heesakkers, Gary E. Lemack, Helmut Madersbacher, Jalesh N. Panicker, Piotr Radziszewski, Ryuji Sakakibara and Jean Jacques Wyndaele. Neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction: Clinical management recommendations of the Neurologic Incontinence committee of the fifth International Consultation on Incontinence 2013, Neurourol Urodyn. 2016 Aug;35(6):657-65Version of Record online: 13 MAY 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/nau.23027

Overactive Bladder And Storage Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Following Radical Prostatectomy. Hosier GW, Tennankore KK, Himmelman JG, Gajewski JB, Cox AR. Urology, Urology (2016), http://dx.doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2016.05.007.