Medical Education: Dalhousie University (1992-1996)
Other Education: University of New Brunswick (1988-1992)
Residency: University of Alberta (1996-2001)
Fellowship: Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, San Francisco (2009-20010) – Trauma and Reconstructive Urology with Dr. Jack McAninch
Currently: University of Alberta
Professor, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta

Contact Info:

Phone: (780) 407-5800
Fax: (780) 441-2597
Visit the University of Alberta Urology website for appointments and other information.


Keith Rourke is Professor in the Division of Urology at the University of Alberta. He received his Bachelor in Science from the University of New Brunswick, his Doctor of Medicine from Dalhousie University and completed his urology residency training at the University of Alberta. In 2003, he completed fellowship training at the Devine Centre for Genitourinary Reconstruction in Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Rourke provides state-of-the-art care to patients requiring reconstruction of the genitourinary tract, treatment of complications after prostate cancer therapy, and complex surgery for male sexual dysfunction. Dr. Rourke has published more than 70 peer reviewed manuscripts or book chapters and has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on topics related to reconstructive urology. Dr. Rourke also has expertise in surgical education both undergraduate and post-graduate and has received over 25 teaching awards. He has been a urology residency program director, clerkship coordinator and a faculty of medicine course coordinator at the University of Alberta. Dr. Rourke has served on several national and international professional committees, including committee vice-chair for the ICUD Consultation on Urethral Stricture, the AUA guideline on urethral stricture, the Urology examination committee and is Chair of the Urology Specialty Committee of the Royal College of Physicians Surgeons of Canada, Chair of the Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons Fellowship Committee and past Chair/Creator of the Canadian Undergraduate Urology Committee (CanUUC).