An experienced GP surgeon in our clinic network has special skills to perform vasectomy operations.
How we can help
Dr Vivek Patel at Local Doctors Sylvia Park is an experienced GP surgeon, which means he has special skills to perform vasectomy operations. Dr Patel works as a GP with a special interest in a number of minor surgical procedures.
Vasectomy is a form of male contraception, to prevent pregnancy. It involves a small operation, where the tubes (called vas deferens) in the groin are clamped, cut or sealed. This stops the release of sperm during ejaculation.
The operation is quick, usually about 15 minutes, and is usually performed under a local anaesthetic with injections to both sides of the scrotum and above the testicles. This means you are awake but do not feel pain.
He can also carry out removal of lumps and bumps (minor tumours and cysts), basal cell and squamous cell skin cancer and reconstruction of defects, with excellent cosmetic results. Dr Patel is also skilled in treatment of varicose veins, circumcision, in-growing toenails etc.
Where and how can I book a vasectomy?
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