Dr. Chris Beavington left his hometown of Red Deer to complete his BMSc, MD, and Family Medicine Residency at the University of Alberta from 2009-2017. In 2018, he concluded his 12 month Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic by achieving his CASEM Diploma in Sport and Exercise Medicine. Since then, he has completed several locum contracts providing coverage in multiple clinics, hospitals, and emergency departments in rural Alberta and the Yukon Territory in addition to working as a specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine.
Throughout his training and professional career, Dr. Beavington has provided sideline sporting event medical coverage at the amateur, CFL, CIS (U SPORTS), CJFL, Masters, NHL and Para levels. He has an appreciation for all sports and performing arts but particularly enjoys playing and providing medical care in basketball, football, and hockey.
As a year-round cyclist, cross country runner, and rowing enthusiast, Dr. Beavington is passionate about improving the quality medical care to endurance athletes. He also has a special interest in sport psychology and nutrition, as well as ultrasound-guided injections.