Urology Partner Physicians
Our caring physicians are the foundation for the treatment of our patients. The physicians of Urology partners contribute a complete expertise in management and treatment of urological conditions. Their diverse experience combines with advanced facilities and equipment to deliver the best possible care. All our physicians are Board Certified by the American Board of Urology. Many of our physicians serve on hospital committees, state and national urologic committees and contribute to community activities.
Dr. G. Austin Hill
Dr Austin Hill is a native Floridian, originally from Ft. Lauderdale. He is a proud gator fan and graduated from the University of Florida in 1983 with a degree in Chemistry. Dr. Hill then attended and graduated from the University of Miami in 1987 with his Doctor of Medicine degree. His training in Urology was completed at University of Cincinnati for the 6 years from 1987 - 1993. Dr. Hill has been in continuous private practice in Urology in Bradenton since completing his residency in 1993.
His Urologic areas of interest include female incontinence and reconstruction, urologic cancer, stone disease, voiding dysfunction, treatment of prostate diseases. Dr. Hill was the first urologist in Manatee County to perform radioactive seed implants for prostate cancer (1993), ambulatory outpatient prostate surgery (1994), laparoscopic (percutaneous) removal kidney stones (1995). Dr. Hill has assisted Dr. Rucker in performing the first laparoscopic (minimally invasive) kidney removal (2002), laparoscopic partial kidney removal for cancer and laparoscopic removal of an adrenal gland in Manatee County. He has proficiency in both open surgical and minimally invasive surgical and as well as non surgical treatment of prostate cancer, kidney cancer and non cancerous enlargement of the prostate.
With the creation of Urology Partners and a state of the art facility, Dr. Hill expects that many future procedures will now be done in the office setting for the comfort and convenience of the patient. Dr. Hill has been very active in the medical community. He has served as Treasurer, Secretary, Chief of Surgery and as Vice Chief of staff of Manatee Memorial Hospital. He has served as President of the Manatee County Medical Society, and President of "We Care", an organization founded by Manatee County physicians that annually provides over $200,000 of free care to the uninsured working poor of Manatee County. He has served a delegate to the Florida Medical Association to represent Manatee County physicians for five years. He has served on the Executive Board of the Bay Area Renal Stone Center (BARSC) for six years. BARSC provides for the non surgical treatment of kidney stones to over 2,000 patients annually from New Port Richey to Ft. Myers. Dr. Hill is also a founding member of the Manatee Surgical Center. Dr. Hill serves on the Florida Urologic society executive committee and as a Florida representative to the Southeast section of the American Urologic Association.
Dr. Hill is presently the president and managing partner of Urology Partners. Dr. Hill and his family are active members of the First United Methodist Church of Bradenton. Mindy, his wife of 20 years is active in charity fundraising, having served as president of the Manatee County Medical Alliance and active in raising money for Children's Haven, Rubonia Day Care for migrant workers children, and Women's Resource center for abused spouses for the last 5 years. She presently serves on the board of the Thrift shop for St. Stephen's Episcopal School. Dr. Hill is the proud parent of three great kids, Hayden, Ethan and Corinne.
Dr. Hill is proud to be a member of Urology Partners and to be a part of the investment in the future of Urologic care in Manatee County
Dr. G. Bino Rucker
Dr. Rucker is a board certified urologist. He attended and graduated from The University of Virginia for college and medical school. He subsequently completed his urologic residency at Cornell Medical Center/New York Hospital in Manhattan, New York. While attending Cornell, he completed 8 months of oncology fellowship training.
Dr, Rucker has been in private practice in Bradenton since completion of his residency in 2001. His urologic areas of interest include male and female voiding dysfunction, urologic cancer, kidney stone disease, and treatment of prostate diseases.
Dr. Rucker pioneered the laparoscopic urologic programs at Manatee Memorial Hospital, Blake Hospital, and Lakewood Ranch medical Center.
Dr Rucker's varied interests include his beautiful two sons, acoustic guitar, jogging, live music, and disco dancing.
Dr. Edward Herrman
Dr. Herrman has been in practice in Bradenton since 1992. After completing his undergraduate studies in biology from the University of Miami and the University of Connecticut, he completed a year of medical research in the field of immunology at the University of Pittsburgh before entering medical school there the following year. Dr. Herrman received his medical degree from Pitt in 1986 and pursued his residency training in General Surgery and Urology at the University of Rochester, completing his training in 1992.
Dr. Herrman practices all aspects of general urology including the treatment of prostatic disease and tumors of the urinary tract. He has particular interest in the management of stone disease, surgical treatment of male and female incontinence and erectile dysfunction. Dr. Herrman continues to pursue post-graduate training and is experienced in minimally invasive therapies including laser therapy and laparoscopic surgery of the genitourinary system.
Dr .Herrman grew up in Pittsburgh, PA as the seventh of nine children. He has practiced in Bradenton since1992. He lives with his wife Rebecca, and has a daughter Emily and two dogs, Gabby and Caleb. He enjoys boating, fishing and sports. He is a member of the Manatee Medical Society, Florida Medical Association, and the American Urological Association. He is active in the community and recently was recognized by his peers as one of the area’s top 50 physicians, as featured in Sarasota Magazine.
Dr. Alan Miller
Dr Miller received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1989. He completed his General Surgery internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda Maryland. He then served for one year as a Battalion and Regimental Surgeon for the 3rd Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan before going on to complete his Urology training at the Naval Hospital San Diego and University of California at San Diego. He is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr Miller came to Bradenton after serving 15 years in the US Navy. He was discharged as a Commander and served with the US Marines during the first Gulf War. He met his wife while in the Navy and they traveled the world together before she retired as a Navy Nurse in 2007, after 20 years of military service.
Dr. Miller is a Clinical Instructor in Urology for Lake Erie College of Medicine and is the Chief of Surgery at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center. He is also involved in Clinical Research, collaborating with the Bradenton Research Group.
Dr. Miller is an accomplished cryosurgeon and takes special interest in learning minimally invasive techniques to treat urologic disease. He was the first in Bradenton to perform Renal and Prostate Cryosurgery as well as Botox injections for the treatment of urinary incontinence. He also has extensive experience performing vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.
In his off time, Dr. Miller enjoys boating, photography and BMW sports cars.
Dr. Mark Weintraub
Dr. Mark Weintraub was born in Chicago, IL. He graduated Occidental College in Los Angeles in 1981, and Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in Chicago in 1985. He then did a Surgical Internship at Oakland Naval Hospital, and spent 3 more years as a general medical officer in the U.S. Navy. After discharge as a Lieutenant Commander in 1989, Dr. Weintraub moved to New Orleans, LA., where he was a National Institutes of Health Research Scholar recipient at the Tulane University Primate Research Center, one of only seven federally-funded primate research centers. He then spent five additional years as a surgery and urology resident at Tulane, and completed his formal urology training in 1995.
Dr. Weintraub practices all aspects of general urology, but has a special interest in renal surgery, kidney stone management, and minimally invasive surgical treatments. He performs many laparoscopic kidney procedures, no-scalpel vasectomies, and minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of prostate disorders. He was the first physician in Manatee County to perform microwave therapy of the prostate.
Dr. Mitchell Yadven
Dr. Yadven was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. He received his undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Masters degree in Molecular Biology from George Washington University in Washington D.C. After college, Dr. Yadven worked as a marine biologist for the Smithsonian Institute in both Washington, D.C. and the Caribbean. He then received his Medical Degree and General Surgery training at George Washington University. Wanting to return to the South, Dr. Yadven completed his Urology Residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology. Dr. Yadven has been in private practice in Bradenton, Florida since 1997 and is happy to call Florida his home.
Dr. Yadven practices all aspects of general Urology, with particular interest in prostate disease, urinary stone management and minimally invasive therapies. He has developed products for the management of urinary retention resulting in a U.S. patent.
In his free time, Dr. Yadven enjoys photography and digital art, NFL football (he is a huge New York Giants and New Orleans Saints fan), computers, water sports and fun at home with his wife Sharon, his two children Sarah and Maxwell and his family’s animal menagerie.