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About Me

Welcome!

Dr. Brian Stork, Urologist, MichiganI am Dr. Brian Stork, a private practice urologist at West Shore Urology in Muskegon, Michigan. In addition to being a community urologist, I am also an Adjunct Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Urology at the University of Michigan and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

I practice general urology, however, I have a special interest in treating urinary stone disease, benign prostatic hyperplasia, incontinence, benign and malignant conditions of the kidney, and prostate cancer.

West Shore Urology is proud to be part of a network of private practice and academic centers from around the State actively participating in the Michigan Urology Surgical Improvement Collaborative.

In addition to my clinical practice, I am actively engaged in social media.  Social Media, I believe, is an exciting tool that can be used to improve health care literacy and the patient experience.

I regularly post updates about my community and my practice on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Linked In and Google Plus.  I also make regular posts on my patient blog, physician blog and, from time to time, write guest posts for other blog sites.

A year or so ago, I joined with colleagues from around the world to start the International Urology Journal Club on Twitter (#Urojc).  I am now honored to serve on the American Urological Association Social Media Work Group and the Urology Care Foundation Publications and Technology Committee.  I also serve on the Clinical Practice Board of the Urology Times. Finally, each year in the month of November, I enjoy participating in Movember, a global mustache growing charity to support awareness and research for Men’s Health.

A couple of years ago my partner, Dr. Salisz, underwent surgery for an aggressive form of prostate cancer and was left with a urostomy.  Dr. Salisz is now a physican advocate for ostomy patients around the world and has created an innovate product called StomaCloak.  As Social Media Director for StomaCloak, I am honored to be able to assist him in his mission to improve the care and quality of  life of ostomy patients, or ostomates.

Outside of medicine, I enjoy spending time with my family, beekeeping, fishing and living in and exploring Michigan.  At times, you will find me writing about Spirituality and the many things that I love about my community and the State of Michigan

I hope you find ongoing value in visiting this site and I wish you the very best of health.

 

Warmest regards,

Brian Stork, M.D., FACS

 

 

 

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