Dr. Richard Baverstock

Dr. Richard Baverstock

Dr. Richard Baverstock

Clinic Hours

Office closed daily from 12 to 1 pm and on statutory holidays

Monday8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Tuesday8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Wednesday8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Thursday8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Friday8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

SaturdayClosed

SundayClosed

Dr. Richard Baverstock

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.

No Show/Cancellation Policy: As the wait time to be seen in consultation can be very long, each appointment is very important. If you cannot make your appointment time, please call ahead to let us know, and if you cannot make the appointment at all, please advise us at least 48 hours in advance so that we may fill the time.  To cancel or re-book, call us at 403-943-8900 or email info@vesia.ca.

Referral Process: For all adult urology referrals, please use the Urology Central Intake Referral form as the cover page for your referral, and fax the complete referral to Urology Central Intake at 403-592-4250.

Note: referrals are only accepted from a referring office (including general practitioner, family physician, or other specialty).

The referring office will receive a receipt of referral acknowledgement from the Urology Central Intake within 48 business hours (hours of operation: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday through Friday; closed on statutory holidays). Once received, the referral will be forwarded to an appropriate provider. Triage will be completed by the assigned provider within one to two weeks, as per CPSA standards.