Dr. Robert Sevick obtained his medical degree from the University of Alberta in 1984 and was then a rotating intern at St. Michael’s Hospital at the University of Toronto (1984-85), a resident in diagnostic radiology at the University of Calgary (1985-89) and a fellow in neuroradiology at the University of California, San Francisco (1989-91).
Dr. Sevick joined the Department of Radiology of the Cumming School of Medicine, the University of Calgary in 1991.
A member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and Professor with the Departments of Radiology and Clinical Neurosciences, Dr. Sevick served two terms as Head of the University of Calgary’s Department of Radiology and Clinical Department Head for Alberta Health Services (Calgary Zone), from 2006-2016.
Dr. Sevick is well known for his contributions to neuroradiology and MR imaging. He has served in a number of leadership roles in radiology and neuroradiology, both locally and nationally, including Chair of the Examination Board in Diagnostic Radiology and Chair of the Committee on Specialties for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He has served on the boards of the Canadian Association of Radiologists and Canadian Radiological Foundation and chaired the Canadian Heads of Academic Radiology.
Dr. Sevick has been recognized for his contributions to Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology and awarded Fellowships by the American College of Radiology and the Canadian Association of Radiologists. He is a founding member of the Canadian Society of Neuroradiology.
Dr. Sevick currently practices Diagnostic Neuroradiology and Interventional Spine Therapy in Calgary. He is the Medical Director of the Seaman Family, MR Research Centre. He and his wife Brenda have three adult children. In his leisure time, he enjoys running, downhill skiing, golf and plays trumpet in a jazz big band.