Dr. Richard Baverstock, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Richard Baverstock has been practicing urology in Calgary since 2004, having completed urology residency training at the University of British Columbia in 2003 and a fellowship in male reconstructive surgery, andrology, incontinence and urodynamics in 2004 with Dr. Sender Herschorn at the University of Toronto. Dr. Baverstock’s primary areas of expertise are male urethral stricture disease and incontinence management. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary.
Dr. Baverstock has served as the Director of Quality Assurance for the Calgary section of urology and has been an elected representative to the Alberta Medical Association. He was instrumental in implementing electronic medical records for the Calgary section of urology and continues to work to enhance patient records.
Dr. Baverstock is actively involved in clinical research. His research focus is on treatment of overactive bladder and improving patient outcomes and access to care. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and is a sought-after speaker both locally and nationally. He is a leader in medical education, particularly in mentoring medical students, residents and fellows, and in educating family physicians and allied-health professionals. Hi is co-creator and co-director of the Calgary reconstructive urology fellowship, which was awarded the Canadian Urological Association/Pfizer Incontinence Award for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
In 2011, Dr. Baverstock and Dr. Kevin Carlson co-created Vesia [Alberta Bladder Centre], after recognizing a need for improved multi-disciplinary care of patients with lower urinary tract issues. Their unique model has been recognized locally and nationally and continues to assess over 20,000 patients per year.
Outside of practice, Dr. Baverstock enjoys time with his family as well as golfing and cross-country skiing.