Notice To Dr. Foell’s patients:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting all non urgent in-person visits to our offices. Please do not come to the office unless we contact you. If you have traveled out of country, been in close contact with someone who has, or have any flu-like symptoms (cough, fever, etc.) you will not be permitted into the office. Please call public health.
Starting March 16th, 2020, and for the foreseeable future, many clinic appointments will be done by telephone. If you have a scheduled appointment and DO NOT hear from the office, please stay home and expect a phone call around the time of your appointment. You will be contacted if you need to be seen in person.
Dr. Kirsten Foell – Urologist
Dr. Foell practices in all areas of urology, and her special areas of interest and expertise are kidney stones and minimally invasive (laparoscopic or “keyhole”) surgery, particularly for urologic cancers. She has been practicing in Barrie since 2013.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from Queen’s University, she earned a Medical Degree at the University of Western Ontario. She then stayed in London, Ontario, to complete five years of residency training in Urology. In 2011, Dr. Foell became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
Before starting her practice in Barrie, Dr. Foell completed two years of fellowship subspecialty training in Endourology at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. The fellowship focused on research and advanced surgical procedures for kidney stone removal, and minimally invasive surgery for a wide variety of urologic diseases.
Dr. Foell has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, and has presented research findings at various international conferences. Dr. Foell is an adjunct lecturer with the University of Toronto and is involved in ongoing clinical research.
Dr. Foell is delighted to be practicing and raising her family in the community of Barrie.
- Prostate cancer
- Kidney cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Kidney stones
OFFICE LOCATION Royal Court Medical Centre
1 Quarry Ridge, Suite 206
Barrie, ON L4M 7G1
Phone : 705-728-2280, x 4
Please allow up to 2 business days for voice messages
to be answered.
Monday: 9 – 5
Tuesday: CLOSED June 30
Wednesday: CLOSED July 1
Thursday: 9 – 5
Friday: 9 – 5
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I meet with Dr. Foell?
An appointment to meet with Dr. Foell will be made once a written referral is received from another physician. Dr. Foell will review all new referrals and prioritize them in order of medical urgency. Dr. Foell’s office will inform you of your initial appointment.
How can I be prepared for my appointment?
You must bring a valid Ontario health card to EVERY appointment. Please bring a complete list of all of your medications (both prescription and over-the-counter), and be prepared to answer some questions about your medical history. Dr. Foell will have access to all X-ray and imaging studies at RVH and in Barrie, but not at other facilities – for imaging done elsewhere, please bring a CD (disc) of the CT scan or MRI images.
Do I need a new referral if I have seen Dr. Foell in the past?
If you have been seen by Dr. Foell in the past 12 months, you can contact us directly for an appointment. Otherwise, she would be happy to see you again, but a new referral from your doctor will be needed.
Is there free parking for my appointment?
The Royal Court Medical Centre has free parking onsite for you while you are seeing Dr. Foell. Please note that, for appointments for procedures or imaging (X-rays, CT, etc.) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, you will need to park on hospital property.
Is there a pharmacy on the premises?
Yes, there is a Pharmasave on the first floor.
How can I get a note for work? I need disability forms filled out for work for my illness/recovery from surgery.
Documentation can be completed by Dr. Foell. A fee will be charged. You will be contacted once the forms have been completed – you can either pick them up, or we can mail them to you.
I am waiting to meet Dr. Foell for the first time. How long will it take?
Dr. Foell personally reviews all new referrals and prioritizes them by the medical urgency. Our office will contact you with your appointment date and time.
Where can I get my labwork done?
Any lab will do, but there is a LifeLabs on the first floor. www.lifelabs.com
Barrie Urology Group
1 Quarry Ridge Rd #206, Barrie, ON L4M 7G1