• Dr. Brent Haverstock joined UAB in 2018 and was appointed the Podiatry Director of the UAB Limb Salvage Center. 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 Limb Preservation Center at the Peter Lougheed Hospital in Calgary, Alberta. He then spent some time in private practice in Kalispell, Montana.

    Dr. Haverstock is board certified with the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery and a Fellow of the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, American Diabetes Association, Association of Diabetic Foot Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

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

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 The association between preoperative length of stay and surgical site infection after lower extremity bypass for chronic limb-threatening ischemiaJournal of Vascular Surgery.  73:1340-1349.e2. 2021
    2021 Reduction in diabetes-related major amputation rates after implementation of a multidisciplinary model an evaluation in alberta, canadaJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.  111:1-10. 2021
    2012 Puncture Wounds of the FootClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  29:311-322. 2012
    2008 Foot and Ankle Imaging in the AthleteClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  25:249-262. 2008
    2001 Anterior ankle abutmentClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  18:457-465. 2001
    2001 Stress fractures of the foot and ankleClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  18:273-284. 2001
    2001 Hypertrophic scars and keloidsClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  18:147-159. 2001
    2001 Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery: PrefaceClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  18. 2001
    2000 Ostectomy for diabetic neuroarthropathy involving the midfootJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  39:291-300. 2000
    1999 A new fixation technique for metatarsal fracturesClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  16:643-657. 1999
    1999 Puncture wounds of the foot. Evaluation and treatment.Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  16:583-596. 1999
    1999 Evaluation and surgical management of the arthritic midfoot secondary to rheumatic diseaseClinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery.  16:303-326. 1999
    1999 Considerations for Protection of the Residual Foot Following Transmetatarsal Amputation 1999
    1999 Off-loading techniques in the treatment of diabetic plantar neuropathic foot ulceration. 1999
    1998 Cigarette smoking and bone healing: Implications in foot and ankle surgeryJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  37:69-74. 1998
    1997 Ankle arthrodesis following avascular necrosis of the talus in a patient with lupusJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.  87:483-489. 1997
    1996 Considerations of prescription medications for the pregnant podiatric patientJournal of the American Podiatric Medical Association.  86:334-346. 1996
    1995 A retrospective comparison of endoscopic plantar fasciotomy to open plantar fasciotomy with heel spur resection for chronic plantar fasciitis/heel spur syndromeJournal of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  34:305-311. 1995

    Research Overview

  • Keywords - prevention of diabetes related foot complications, diabetic foot complications, wound care, bone infection, Charcot foot, limb salvage, outcomes research
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Podiatry in Podiatric Medicine / Podiatry, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center 1995
  • Full Name

  • Brent Haverstock