Specialties

Urology

Our Urology physicians provide up-to-date, patient-centered care in the management of urologic disorders. We specialize in the diagnosis, medical treatment and surgery of the adrenal glands, kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra, male reproductive tract and male/female incontinence.

About Our Urologists

The urologists at Western Washington Medical Group are proud to serve the northwestern counties of Washington state, including King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island and San Juan counties, and we welcome consultations from others regarding our specialized care. Our practice is based in Everett, Washington.

Languages we speak: English, Cantonese and limited Mandarin, French and Spanish

Our board-certified urologists have fellowship training in minimally invasive surgery and robotics. We provide many office-based surgical services, such as vasectomy for male sterilization. Our urology physicians also offer the latest in minimally invasive surgery, including use of the da Vinci® surgical robot: Learn about da Vinci® Robotic Surgery.

Casey Somers, PA-C, joins Urology on March 1st.

Casey will assist in getting patients in sooner and will also help make the office more efficient. Join us in welcoming him.

If you are experiencing urinary problems and think you may have BPH, you will find this video on Urolift for BPH helpful.

Clinical Consultation Services:

  • Adrenal Mass
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Nephrolithiasis (Kidney Stones)
  • Ureteral Pelvic Junction (UPJ) Obstruction
  • Ureteral Disorders (mass, obstruction)
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Nocturnal Enuresis
  • Complex Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • BPH, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate)
  • Prostate Cancer and Elevated Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)
  • Prostatitis
  • Urethral Strictures
  • Male Infertility
  • ED, Erectile Dysfunction (impotence)
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Scrotal Disorders (hydrocele, spermatocele, cysts)

Diagnostic Services:

  • Cystoscopy
  • Transrectal Ultrasound
  • Bladder Ultrasound
  • Multichannel Urodynamics

Office-Based Procedural Services:

  • Bladder Biopsy and Fulguration
  • Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate
  • Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy (TUMT) for BPH
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Catheterization and Changes
  • Vasectomy
  • Testosterone Injections for Hypogonadism

Institutional-Based Surgical Services:

Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery

  • Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy
  • Retroperitoneal Laparoscopic Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic and da Vinci Partial Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic and da Vinci Pyeloplasty for UPJ Obstruction
  • da Vinci Radical Prostatectomy
  • da Vinci Reconstruction of the Ureter and Bladder

Endoscopic Surgery

  • Ureteroscopy and Laser Lithotripsy for Stones
  • Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) for BPH
  • Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)
  • Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)
  • Direct Visual Internal Urethrotomy (DVIU) for Strictures
  • Greenlight Laser Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)

Outpatient Minor Surgery

  • Transvaginal (TVT) and Transobturator (TOT) Slings for Stress Incontinence
  • Anterior Prolapse (Cystocele) repair
  • Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Hydrocelectomy, Spermatocelectomy, Orchiectomy, Penectomy

Major Open Surgery

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Ureterotomy
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Pelvic Node Dissection