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Dr. Brent Haverstock

Clinical Assistant Professor
Co-director, UAB Advanced Limb Preservation Clinic

Areas of Interest
prevention of diabetes related foot complications, diabetic foot complications, wound care, bone infection, Charcot foot, limb salvage, outcomes research


Dr. Brent Haverstock is a podiatric surgeon who the joined the Division of Vascular Surgery at UAB in 2018 and was appointed the Co-director of the UAB Limb Preservation Clinic. Originally from Regina, Saskatchewan he received a Diploma in Podiatric Medicine from the Northern Ireland School of Podiatry and practiced clinical podiatry in Saskatchewan for four years. He then attended the College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery at Des Moines University receiving the degree Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Haverstock then completed a podiatric surgery residency at Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis followed by a podiatric surgery fellowship at Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines. Following his surgical training he completed a clinical fellowship in diabetic limb-salvage at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Joslin Center for Diabetes, Pittsburgh.

For eighteen years Dr. Haverstock was a podiatric surgeon at the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine. He was an Assistant Clinical Professor and served as the Chief of the Section of Podiatric Surgery for twelve years and was the founding co-director of the Zivot Limb Preservation Clinic at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary. Prior to joining UAB he spent some time in a private practice in Kalispell, Montana.

Dr. Haverstock is board-certified with the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Society of Podiatric Surgery. He is also board certified in Prevention & Treatment of Diabetic Foot Wounds with the American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry. Recently he was admitted as a Fellow of the Faculty of Podiatric Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He is a member of the American Limb Preservation Society, American Podiatric Medical Association, American Diabetes Association, Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery and the Royal College of Podiatry.

Dr. Haverstock’s primary area of clinical practice is the prevention and management of diabetes related lower extremity complications, wound care, surgical wound care, limb preservation and reconstructive podiatric foot surgery.

Selected Publications

Haverstock BD, Bowering CK, McMurtry MS, Senior PA, Bowker SL, Tsuyuki RT. Chapter 7: Diabetes, Foot Disease and Amputations in Alberta, Alberta Diabetes Atlas 2011. Edmonton: Institute of Health Economics. 2011:115-128.

Haverstock BD. Puncture Wounds of the Foot. Clin Podiatr Med Surg. Apr;29(2):311-22, 2012

Catanzariti AR, Mendicino RW Haverstock BD. Ostectomy for Diabetic Neuroarthropathy Involving the Midfoot. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 39(5): 291-300, 2000.

Catanzariti AR, Haverstock BD, Grossman JP, Mendicino RW. Off-loading techniques in the treatment of diabetic plantar neuropathic foot ulceration. Advances in WoundCare. 12(9): 452-458, 1999.

Catanzariti AR, Mendicino RW, Haverstock BD, Grossman JP. Considerations

for protection of the residual foot following transmetatarsal amputation. Wounds. 11(1): 25-32, 1999.

Haverstock BD. Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci British Journal of Podiatry. 1(3): 73-78, 1998.

Haverstock BD, Mandracchia VJ. Cigarette smoking and bone healing. Implications in foot and ankle surgery. Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery. 37(1): 69-74, 1998.


Medical School
Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery

Deaconess Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Podiatric Surgery

Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, Iowa
Podiatric Surgery

Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh
Diabetic Limb Salvage


Campus Address
BDB 656

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