Dr. Peter Anderson reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Anderson is a Professor of Urology and past Director of the Residency Training Program at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is on the medical staff at the IWK Health Centre and the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, both in Halifax.
Education and Training
MD: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1982
Rotating Internship: St. Joseph's Hospital, London, ON, 1982–1983
Residency in General Surgery: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1983–1985
Residency in Urology: Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, 1985–1988
Laboratory Research Fellowship in Urinary Tract Infections: Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1988–1989
Fellowship in Pediatric Urology: Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK, 1989–1990
Urology, Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS:
Professor of Urology, 2004–present
Training Programme Director, Dalhousie University Urology Residence, 1997–present
Associate Professor of Urology, 1998–2004
Assistant Professor of Urology, 1990–1998
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