Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people. In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.


At Mayo Clinic male infertility is treated by a urologist with training in both traditional microsurgical and robotic-assisted infertility techniques. Procedures performed include vasectomy reversal, varicocelectomy, microscopic testicular sperm extraction (microTESE),testicular sperm extraction (TESE), microepididymal sperm aspiration (MESA), testicular biopsy, vasography, and transrectal ultrasonography with seminal vesiculography, among others.

For appointments or more information, call the Central Appointment Office at 507-538-3270 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday or complete an online appointment request form.

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Often couples are faced with deciding between pursuing a vasectomy reversal or assisted reproductive techniques such as in-vitro fertilization. In cases where the female partner is younger than 35-40 years old, or if multiple children are desired, vasectomy reversal is often the most cost-effective procedure and will likely eliminate the need for future procedures to retrieve sperm directly from the testicle. If, however, the female partner is over age 40, or if the exact timing of pregnancy is essential, assisted reproductive techniques may be preferred. Your doctor will help you to choose which option may be best in your particular situation.

For questions about costs and insurance, call the Mayo Clinic Business Estimating Office: 507-284-0403.

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Feb. 05, 2015