Urology Centers of Alabama has named V. Michael Bivin, MD as the new president.
Bivins, who has been with Urology Centers for 18 years, received his B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Alabama and his M.D. from UAB. He completed his residency in Urology at the University of Oklahoma and a fellowship in Urology Oncology at the University of Washington
Bivins' main area of clinical interest is in urology oncology, robotics and reconstructive urology. He performs a number of procedures, including robotic prostatectomy, cystectomy, both partial and radical nephrectomies, subtotal prostatectomy, female pelvic prolapse, and urinary reconstruction including ileal conduit and neobladders. He also provides care for patients with stone disease, erectile dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and incontinence.
Bivins, who is a retired member of the United States Air Force Reserve, is on the boards of the Jefferson County American Cancer Society, YMCA and Urology Foundation. He is the Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Baptist Princeton and is the President of University of Alabama School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association. He is a current member of the University of Alabama President's cabinet and is an advisory board member of the Honors College at the University of Alabama. He is a member of Leadership Birmingham and Leadership Alabama, along with the American Urology Association.
He gives back to the community by providing free prostate screenings for low socioeconomic areas.