Vasectomy for Infertile and Sub-fertile Men with Low Sperm Counts

by Alex Shteynshlyuger MD


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5922.

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Infertility Causes Vary – Chances of Spontaneous Pregnancy Through Vaginal Sex Vary as Well.

Infertility and vasectomyMen with a history of male infertility who may have required treatment for infertility or a form of in-vitro fertilization (IVF) wonder if they should have a vasectomy.  Depending on the causes of infertility and the severity of infertility vasectomy may or may not be necessary.

Men with History of Subfertility

Many men experience problems with getting their partner pregnant due to subfertility usually caused by low sperm counts or poor sperm quality.  While they may not have been able to get their partner pregnant and may have required in vitro fertilization, there is a small risk that he may be able to impregnate their partner spontaneously.

Pregnancy depends on the fertility of each partner. The same man with slight subfertility may be able to get one partner pregnant if that partner does not have any fertility problems but may be unable to get another partner pregnant who has a slight or significant fertility problem on her own.

Men who underwent definitive treatment for infertility such as varicocele repair are often able to achieve pregnancy spontaneously and should consider vasectomy as an option for contraception if permanent contraception is their goal.

We know that 10-30% of infertile couples are able to achieve spontaneous pregnancy through vaginal intercourse over a period of years despite what appears to be profound infertility and prior need for in vitro fertilization.  If a man and his partner desire certainty, vasectomy in this situation is a reasonable approach.

Men with Severe Azoospermia

Men with severe azoospermia have a very low or nearly negligible chance of spontaneous pregnancy.  They should discuss their particular situation with their urologist but they may not require vasectomy as the risk of spontaneous pregnancy tends to be fairly low, especially if azoospermia is caused by an underlying genetic problem or severe testicular dysfunction.

Men with Severe Oligospermia

The severity of oligospermia (low sperm concentration) varies and the risk of spontaneous pregnancy various with that, but in general, men with oligospermia may consider vasectomy depending on the age and fertility potential of their partner and their tolerance for risk of pregnancy.

Where to Get No-Scalpel Vasectomy in NYC?

At New York Urology Specialists, we offer no-scalpel vasectomy procedure for men

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5922 or make an appointment online.  

We perform a no-scalpel vasectomy, vasectomy reversal, cosmetic circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, and offer treatment for phimosis, balanitis, penile irritation, and redness. We treat sexual and erection problems and offer comprehensive STD testing for infections. We offer confidential appointments. Our prices are affordable with or without insurance. 

Read Real Stories of Men who Underwent Vasectomy at New York Urology Specialists.

Read RealStories: No-scalpel vasectomy for a 27-year-old man with 1 child.

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Read RealStories: Vasectomy and Cosmetic circumcision for a 32-year old with 2 children

What You Need to Know:

Why Choose New York Urology Specialists for your Vasectomy?

  • All vasectomies are performed by a board-certified urologist experienced in performing vasectomies, not an assistant.  Our vasectomy dr is one of the most experienced specialists who perform no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy in NYC.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer no-needle, no-scalpel vasectomy.
  • We offer vasectomy under local anesthesia which avoids the risks, costs, and recovery from general anesthesia. Most men are able to return to office work and other normal activities the next day.
  • Extensive Experience: Hundreds of successful no-scalpel vasectomies performed under local anesthesia at the Vasectomy Center at New York Urology Specialists.
  • We are one of the few practices in the region to offer a full range of options for the treatment of sexual and erection problems in men.
  • We are conveniently located within 30-60 minute commute to men who are seeking vasectomy in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Long Island, Bronx, and New Jersey.

What does Vasectomy Scar Look Like?

You can find pictures of circumcision as well as before and after treatment images in our image gallery.

Scheduling Appointments for Vasectomy at New York Urology Specialists


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5922.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.

Our vasectomy cost is affordable with or without insurance.


Vasectomy With Fast Recovery at New York Urology Specialists

Excellence-Urology_Care-banner2At New York Urology Specialists, our urologists are specially-trained in no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy procedure. 

We also address common sexual and genital concerns in men. We understand the challenges that sexual and penile problems such as pain in the penis, cuts on the foreskin, irritation, and curvature create for our patients, their relationships, and their self-esteem.  We help you find a treatment for penile problems including appearance concerns, foreskin problems, premature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction that fit your needs, lifestyle, and your preferences.

We Treat Some of the Most Complex Penis, Scrotal, and Foreskin Problems Including:

dr alex about banner large Copy 300x176 - Vasectomy in Infertile and Sub-fertile men with low sperm countsSchedule an Appointment with Dr. Shteynshlyuger:

Call/text today: 1-646-663-5922 or make an appointment online

Dr. Alex Shteynshlyuger is a fellowship-trained board-certified urologist with expertise in no-scalpel vasectomy. 

He also specializes in the evaluation and treatment of sexual and erection problems in men using modern effective and proven treatment methods.  We offer circumcision, circumcision revision, penile frenuloplasty, penoscrotal web repair, testicular implants, inflatable penile implant, shockwave therapy for ED, and treatment for Peyronie’s disease.

He is highly recommended by top primary care physicians in the New York area. If you or someone you know has been experiencing urological symptoms, make an appointment to take advantage of Dr. Shteynshlyuger’s expert advice. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.


If you have any questions, to schedule a consultation, please contact us or call/text: 1-646-663-5922.

We have excellent reviews from patients and their partners.  Information for out-of-state and international patients.

Our vasectomy cost is affordable with or without insurance.