Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a quick in and out procedure

Key points about vasectomy:

  • Vasectomies are generally very safe, and complications are rare
  • Men who get a vasectomy say that they feel more free when having sex with their partner because they don’t have to worry about an unplanned pregnancy
  • Getting a vasectomy is a simple outpatient procedure.
  • Approximately half a million men get the procedure each year in the U.S.
  • They are even more popular in the time around March Madness, where men can recover while watching the NCAA Tournament.
  • Vasectomy does not affect semen production. Instead, it prevents sperm from being transported to mix with other seminal fluids. Men who have vasectomies still experience normal orgasms!
  • It’s possible to reverse a vasectomy if a man changes his mind later and decides to have children. However, reversal success rates can vary between 40-90%
  • Vasectomies do not affect a man’s sexual function, sex drive or sex life.
  • The procedure and recovery is usually painless, and men generally experience minimal, if any, side effects.

After the procedure:

  • Return to work in two to three days
  • Resume normal exercise in seven days
  • Start having sex again in seven days
  • Bruising and swelling should be gone within two weeks

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Office Phone Numbers

  • NW Portland, Peterkort, & Vancouver
    (503) 223-6223
  • St. Vincent
    (503) 297-1078
  • McMinnville
    (503) 435-2561
  • Sherwood
    (503) 972-8760
  • Seaside
    (503) 717-7060

Locations

NW Portland (Suite 210)

NW Portland (Suite 210)

  • 2230 NW Pettygrove Street, Suite 210
    Portland, OR 97210
  • (503) 223-6223
  • (503) 223-3665
NW Portland (Suite 160)

NW Portland (Suite 160)

  • 2226 NW Pettygrove, Ste. 160
    Portland, OR 97210
  • (503) 223-6223
  • (503) 546-7228
St Vincent

St Vincent

  • 9135 SW Barnes Rd #663
    Portland, OR 97225
  • (503) 297-1078
  • (503) 292-2176
  • Kidney Stone Hotline: (503) 943-3676
Vancouver

Vancouver

  • 1000 SE Tech Center Drive, Ste. 120
    Vancouver, WA 98683
  • (503) 223-6223
  • (503) 223-3665
Sherwood

Sherwood

  • 16770 SW Edy Rd., Ste. 315
    Sherwood, OR 97140
  • (503) 972-8760
  • (503) 972-8761
McMinnville

McMinnville

  • 2435 NE Cumulus Ave.
    McMinnville, OR 97128
  • (503) 435-2561
  • (503) 434-8203
Seaside

Seaside

  • 725 S. Wahanna Road
    Seaside, OR 97138
  • (503) 717-7060

Providers

James Bresee, MD

James Bresee, MD

Sasha Druskin, MD

Sasha Druskin, MD

Daniel Hirselj, MD

Daniel Hirselj, MD

Daniel Janoff, MD

Daniel Janoff, MD

Laura Gordon, MD

Laura Gordon, MD

Jeffrey La Rochelle, MD

Jeffrey La Rochelle, MD

Stanley A. Myers, MD

Stanley A. Myers, MD

Brian S. Shaffer, MD

Brian S. Shaffer, MD

Sara Spettel, MD

Sara Spettel, MD

David Staneck, MD

David Staneck, MD

James Tycast, MD, FACS

James Tycast, MD, FACS

Eli Thompson, MD

Eli Thompson, MD