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 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 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. He is the program director of the University of Calgary Functional and Reconstructive Urology Fellowship.
In 2011, Dr. Baverstock 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, hiking and cross-country skiing.