Australia's vasectomy reversal specialist

With over 3000 vasectomy reversal operations undertaken in more than 25 years I have performed more vasectomy reversals than any other reproductive microsurgeon currently operating in Australia.

A vast accumulated surgical experience and expertise in consulting with many more couples considering vasectomy reversal allows you to make the best possible personal choice.
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Results of vasectomy reversal

The success rate of vasectomy reversal is impressive with the restoration of fertility in over 95% of the time for the average man undergoing the operation under my care. Successful pregnancy occurs in up to 85% of couples when the female partner's age is less than 35 years.
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Predictors of success

There are a range of predictors of successful vasectomy reversal which you should consider when making a decision to reverse your vasectomy. It is very important to be aware of just how many vasectomy reversal operations your chosen surgeon is performing so that you can make a judgement about their likely results.
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Cost of vasectomy reversal

Vasectomy reversal is provided at reasonable cost as a result of an agreement between my anaesthetist, assistant surgeon and myself that allows for control and limits on the expense of the procedure.
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IVF or Vasectomy reversal

You may also be trying to choose between vasectomy reversal or IVF, and so while IVF is an excellent treatment when undertaken at a high quality IVF clinic it is my view that vasectomy reversal should be your first choice as it provides you the widest range of long-term options.
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Choice of vasectomy reversal doctor

There is a wide range of experience and expertise in doctors performing vasectomy reversal in Australia. More than 95% of surgeons perform less that 20 vasectomy reversals per year. The number of operations a surgeon performs is an major influence on success rates, so inquiring about this is important

In addition, there are doctors whose web sites that mislead by suggesting that they 'specialize' in vasectomy reversal when in reality they have no specialist qualifications and are not recognized by the Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Authority as qualified specialists. You should always about specialist qualifications of the doctor who actually performs the operation (not just his or her assistant.
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Microsurgical methods

Microsurgery is the most successful method to reverse vasectomy and achieving the best results. Precise surgical methods and very accurate suture placement maximise the chance of restoring fertility.
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It is only by continually performing large numbers of vasectomy reversal operations that is it possible to obtain consistently high success rates. My extensive experience in dealing with the wide variety of surgical challenges, due to the differing methods of vasectomy, means that regardless of your personal situation it is highly likely that I have seen it before and will be able to give you the best possible result. This accumulated expertise provides you reassurance of being the wisest choice of reproductive microsurgeon to undertake your vasectomy reversal.

For further detailed information you may like to read an article that I have recently written for 'Australian Doctor' which is supplied to all General Practitioners in Australia.
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Dr Robert Woolcott - Vasectomy Reversal Australia

25 years experience

  • More than 3000 reversals performed
  • 250 to 300 vasectomy reversal operations performed annually

Highly qualified

  • Honours degree in Medicine and Surgery
  • Super-speciality certified in reproductive microsurgery and infertility

Personal Care

  • Your vasectomy reversal operation is performed by me from start to finish
  • No trainee surgeons