Michael Traver, MD, FACS
Michael Traver, MD, FACS, is a board certified urologist with Western Michigan Urological Associates. He obtained his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency at Wake Forest University. In addition, Dr. Traver completed a fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. He is a Holland native and earned his undergraduate degree from Hope College.
As part of the WMURO team, Dr. Traver provides treatments for a wide range of adult and pediatric urological conditions. His areas of interest include robotic and laparoscopic surgery, male and female voiding dysfunction and stone disease. When Dr. Traver is not in the office, you can find him spending time with his wife and four children, out on the golf course or skiing.
Dr. Traver’s areas of special expertise, research and experience include:
- Fellowship trained in advanced laparoscopic and robotic surgery
- Treatment of adult and pediatric patients
- Urinary Incontinence
- Certified da Vinci® robotic surgery
- Stone Disease
- Diplomat American Board of Urology
When asked what his most rewarding moment as a physician has been, Dr. Traver states, “Improving a patient’s quality of life. Taking care of patients is a partnership, in which education is the most crucial aspect. I believe that when a patient thoroughly understands their condition and options, the most effective care can be provided.”