Varicocele care at Mayo Clinic

Your Mayo Clinic care team

Mayo Clinic reproductive endocrinologists and male fertility experts are fellowship trained and leaders in their field. They will work directly with you to improve your chances for fertility and successful conception — whether by medication, surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) or another method. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat about 400 boys and men with varicocele.

Advanced diagnosis and treatment

Mayo Clinic offers the latest in traditional and robotic microsurgical techniques including varicocelectomy, vasectomy reversal and sperm retrieval. The Mayo Clinic team actively assesses and incorporates the latest evidence regarding fertility to give you the best outcomes.

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked No. 1 for urology in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals in the nation for urology by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.

Expertise and rankings

  • Experience. Mayo Clinic provides high-quality urology care, along with research and education for urological conditions. Hundreds of boys and men receive care for varicocele at Mayo Clinic campuses each year.
  • Pediatric expertise. Mayo Clinic Children's Center is a major pediatric center where doctors and surgeons are highly skilled in diagnosing and treating varicocele in boys.
  • Cutting-edge treatment. Highly skilled surgeons at Mayo Clinic, including adult and pediatric urologic surgeons, can perform minimally invasive surgery to correct recurrent problems or abnormalities in the urinary system.

Learn more about Mayo Clinic's Urology department's expertise and rankings.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

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.

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Jan. 16, 2020