Reserve Your SpotUrgent Care
Search for a ProviderWakeMed Physician Practices
Search for AllWakeMed Affiliated Providers
Centers of Excellence
WakeMed PhysicianPractices Specialties
WakeMed PhysicianPractices Locations
Find a Service Location
Join us for our annual Love Light Tree Ceremony and Trim the Tree with Twinkle event featuring holiday crafts, ornament making and pictures with Santa.
Once you have decided that you would like a safe and effective birth control method, a vasectomy may be an option for you. At WakeMed, our specialty trained urologists perform a minimally invasive procedure that offers men a permanent solution for birth control. The surgery is done in the physician’s office and does not require hospitalization.
Find a Doctor
Before the procedure, your doctor may give you medication so you can relax. You will receive an injection to numb your pelvic area. The urologist will make a tiny incision in the scrotum to reach the tubes (vas deferens) that carry sperm from the testicles. Two instruments designed specifically for vasectomy are used to perform this delicate procedure. One cuts a small section of each tube, and the other is used to clamp the tube and permanently seal it.
By using these instruments, your surgeon can make a smaller cut and handle the tissue carefully. The procedure takes about 10 to 15 minutes.
Learn what to expect from a Vasectomy
3000 New Bern Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27610