Peter Anderson, MD, FRCSC - Pediatric Urology

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

Academic Appointments

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

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

Current as of: August 23, 2013