Dr. Elgersma completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Alberta. He graduated with several academic awards including the Hewlett Packard Top Medical Graduate Award.
Brooks has been home since 2000 and he was one of 3 partners to build the South Shore Medical Clinic in 2004. He has been actively involved in medical education and has been recognized by medical residents as the rural preceptor of the year on two occasions. In 2019 he achieved the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary Department of Family Medicine. He was awarded Fellowship designation by the Canadian College of Family Physicians for his contribution to community, colleagues and the discipline of family medicine.
His interests include teaching, Sports Medicine, Preventive Medicine and International Medicine. When not working you may find him road biking, reading, or spending time with family.