Western Michigan Urological Associates

Prostate Cancer: Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence, or the loss of the ability to control urination, is common in men who have had surgery or radiation for prostate cancer. You should prepare for this possibility and understand that, for a while, at least, urinary incontinence may complicate your life. READ MORE >

Benefits of Kegel Exercises

Kegel exercises strengthen some of the muscles that control the flow of urine. Doctors often prescribe Kegel exercises for people who have bladder control problems (urinary incontinence). Kegel exercises are also called pelvic floor exercises because they treat and prevent pelvic floor weakness. READ MORE >

Circumcision Decision: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Circumcision Decision – If there was a cheap, safe, one-dose vaccine that gave your newborn boy significant lifelong protection against AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as protection against cancer and various annoying infections, would you get it for him? READ MORE >

Erectile Dysfunction Affects Both Partners

More than 40 million men in the United States suffer from erectile dysfunction, and so do their partners. Yet, nearly 100% of men with ED can be successfully treated. What’s more, ED may be a sign of vascular disease. Find out more here >

Talking about and dealing with urology issues and sexual health can be difficult, but the physicians at Western Michigan Urological Associates understand what men face and can help you confront these problems.

We offer guidance and treatment for the following issues:

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
  • Hormonal Imbalance (low testosterone)
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Kidney Stones
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)
  • Cancer
  • Vasectomy
  • and more

Many women suffer in silence with urinary and pelvic problems because they don’t feel comfortable seeking care for such private issues. However, you don’t need to live with any condition, and the physicians at Western Michigan Urological Associates can help you achieve a better quality of life.

We offer guidance and treatment for the following issues:

  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Incontinence
  • Stones
  • Cancer
  • and more

Children need special care for urology issues. The team at Western Michigan Urological Associates is specifically trained and experienced in all pediatric-related urology issues.

We offer guidance and treatment for the following issues:

  • Circumcision
  • Distal Hypospadias
  • Hematuria
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hernias/Hydrocele
  • Labial Adhesions
  • Reflux
  • Stones
  • Testicular Masses
  • Testicular Injury
  • Undescended Testes
  • Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • and more

At Western Michigan Urological Associates, our expert team is pleased to serve you with superior patient care and customer service.

  • Robert J. Bates, MD, FACS
    • Pediatric Urology
    • Urinary incontinence including implantable prostheses
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction and female pelvic pain
  • John Ludlow, MD
    • Diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction
    • Male urinary incontinence
    • Certified da Vinci® robotic surgery
  • Michael Traver, MD
    • Pediatric Urology
    • Fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Certified da Vinci® robotic surgery
    • Stone Disease
  • Bradley Willoughby, MD, FACS
    • Urological cancers
    • Stone disease
    • Voiding dysfunction
    • Prostatic hyperplasia
    • Certified da Vinci® robotic surgery

At Western Michigan Urological Associates we work to provide you with a variety of health information and tools you need to remain informed.

  • Procedures
    • The da Vinci® Surgical System
    • Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Lithotripsy
    • Cryoblation

Please consult our website for FAQ, videos, links, events and more news.

577 Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
Holland, MI 49423

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(closed for lunch: 12 – 1pm)

Phone – (616) 392-1816
Fax – (616) 392-1292