Vasectomy Reversal-Experience, success and the best all-inclusive price in the southeast.



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Vasectomy Reversal: Helping couples with the  precious addition to their family.

Dr. McHugh is a board certified urologist who specializes in microscopic vasectomy reversal. He is one of the Southeast’s most experienced no scalpel vasectomy and  microscopic vasectomy reversal urologists. He utilizes a Zeiss operating microscope with microscopic instruments and sutures. Vasectomy reversals are performed in his practice owned and accredited urological surgery center with anesthesia provided by board certified anesthesiologists. Over 500 microscopic vasectomy reversals have been performed in our surgery center since 2008.

Dedicated Accredited Surgery Center



This state licensed facility is accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc. and is equipped to perform microscopic vasectomy reversals with general anesthesia.


Practice owned surgery center decreases cost.

Since one of the largest impediments to the couple desiring a vasectomy reversal is cost,  having our own facility both streamlines the process and minimizes our all-inclusive fee. Not having to go to a hospital makes the procedure more efficient for the patient and makes the procedure more cost effective and affordable.

The vasectomy reversal patient can take comfort in knowing that the urologist and the anesthesiologist are board certified physicians and that the procedure is performed with microscopic instrumentation in an accredited facility.


Vasectomy Reversal Cost

Because a vasectomy reversal is usually not covered by insurance, the patient customarily pays an all inclusive fee to the surgeon. This fee covers all of the components of having the reversal procedure such as:

  • The fee of the surgeon to perform the reversal.
  • The facility fee which includes the cost of the nurses and staffing, the facility (operating room), suture materials,  the operating microscope, the anesthesiologist and the anesthesia supplies necessary to put a patient to sleep.
  • The cost of overnight accommodations (if necessary).

At Northeast Georgia Urological Associates our facility is accredited and owned by our practice which in turn allows our all inclusive fee to be much less expensive than if a hospital were used. Dr. McHugh and our anesthesiologists are board certified.

The all inclusive cost for a  microscopic vasectomy reversal at the Northeast Georgia Ambulatory Surgery Center is $7,200.00 and includes board certified anesthesia. Considering the facility where the procedure is performed, the safety and confidence in knowing there will be board certified physicians managing your care and the experience of the surgeon-we believe our all inclusive fee represents the most cost effective vasectomy reversal in Georgia.

Call 770.535.0000  or email: ngurology@gmail.com for more information or to schedule a free consultation. CareCredit is an option for couples preferring to pay with a medical credit card.

Vasectomy Reversal Success Rates

After inquiring about cost, the most common question the couple seeking information about a vas reversal  is, “What is the success rate?” 

The three factors that have the most important impact on the success of a vasectomy reversal are: The number of years since the vasectomy was performed, the skill and experience of the surgeon, and the findings at the time of surgery (the quality of the fluid).  These factors will be discussed in detail at the time of the free phone consultation.

Vasectomy Reversal Success Rates:

Less than 3 years  Patency 97% Pregnancy 76%

3-8 years             Patency 88% Pregnancy 53%

9-14 years           Patency 79% Pregnancy 44%

Greater than 15 years Patency 71% Pregnancy 30%

Belker AM, et al. Results of 1,469 microsurgical vasectomy reversals by the Vasovasostomy Study Group. Journal of Urology 1991; 145(3):505-11.

So you see the answer to the question,  “What is the success rate?” is a complicated one. If the male after a vasectomy reversal has sperm in his ejaculate, that does not necessarily mean that the couple will achieve pregnancy. The time it takes for sperm to regain its former motility and number  varies as well. Then of course as a backdrop to all of these issues are the normal impediments to pregnancy that all couples face. This is why in the chart above, you see the disparity between the presence of sperm in the ejaculate (patency) and having enough sperm to achieve pregnancy.


Vasectomy Reversal Technique


Using an operating microscope, suture the size of hair (9-0 Nylon) is used to align the lumen of the vas tubes. Dr. McHugh uses the Modified Two-Layer technique. The first layer joins both the outside of the vas and the lumen (the channel that carries the sperm).


The second layer joins the outside of each of the vas tubes. This method provides for both the proper alignment of the lumen as well as support of the repair ensuring a tension free anastomosis. Studies have shown that this technique has similar success  rates as other methods which take longer to perform and can incur a greater expense. A total of 12-14 sutures are placed on each side. The procedure generally lasts two hours.  The entire time spent at our facility is usually around 3 hours.

Vasectomy Reversal 101

PDF of a Vasectomy Reversal Consultation…101

“Dr. McHugh is incredible. Wonderfully personable and terrific bedside manner. Made me feel comfortable through the entire process while maintaining the highest form of professionalism. Highly recommend!”   JS

The vast majority of our patients are from outside of the Gainesville area. For patients requiring an overnight stay, accommodations at one of  Gainesville’s  hotels are included in our all inclusive price.

Click picture below to see a Reversal Slide Show with explanatory notes.

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Pretty in Pink

Another happy reversal result!

Dr. McHugh is the one you should see. We HIGHLY recommend him! Thank you so much again to him and all of his staff. INCREDIBLE!


My husband asked questions ahead of time and from friends that previously had the procedure. He felt confident going in and completely comfortable during the procedure. Highly recommend them.


Twice as Nice!

With time, prayers and of course a great surgeon we now have a healthy baby boy! Thank you!

We are happy to report that we are pregnant! Thank you to all of you who participated in our care, especially Dr. McHugh. We are so pleased and excited.

My wife and I are happy to announce that we are now expecting in March of 2020. This wouldn’t be possible without Dr. McHugh and his amazing staff! Thank y’all!

Thank you!

I had my vasectomy reversal in February 2018 and my wife got pregnant in May 2018, only 3 months later! The service and attention received before, during and after the procedure was excellent. The team was very warm and super easy to work with.

Fantastic bedside manner, office and surgical staff were top notch. This coming from a nurse of 12 years. I was never nervous or uncomfortable. (Microscopic Vasectomy Reversal)

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Dr. McHugh is the best! Our family was also blessed by his surgical expertise.

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Reversal success story!

What a delightful surprise!



Thank you Dr. McHugh and staff!


Welcome…Ella Grace.

a vasectomy reversal success

After extensive research, we found that the technique performed by Dr. McHugh was the best fit for us. It was the least invasive, and offered the fastest recovery. Dr. McHugh & his team delivered a high caliber of service & comfort for me, & I am extremely thankful for his practice.

Naomi  was born just 12 months after having my surgery, & we couldn’t be happier with our newest addition! 



Two for the price of one!





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“You were very professional!”

Thank you!

Even after a miscarriage, with time, prayers and of course a great surgeon we now have a healthy 7lbs 2oz  baby boy! Thank you.

Hannah M.

I appreciate everyone’s friendliness and kindness during the multiple office visits and surgery center procedure. Thank you for the good care you gave me!


Blessing after ten year successful vasectomy reversal!

“You and your staff were wonderful! I love the relaxed and laid back atmosphere that y’all provided especially the Music! Definitely helped my anxiety. Thank you.”

Thank you back!

Dr. McHugh and his wonderful staff are without a doubt the best in the industry.

Happy result in Tennessee!

This is Shawn and Jayna Porter. We are writing to let you all know that surgery was a success and we’d like to send you all pictures of our new addition! Harper Quinn Porter.

We try to make it “fun!”

“Dr. McHugh is loads of fun. Really nice guy. Excellent staff. Easy, short, and (mostly) painless procedure. Great practice here.”  D.D.
Georgia Vasectomy/ Vasectomy Reversal -John Clay McHugh M.D.
Thank you so much for the positive feedback. Enjoyed comparing “Beatles Trivia!” I hope you do well. John McHugh

Reversal success times two!

Reversal easier than the vasectomy? Thank you!

Vasectomy Reversal: 0 Sperm to 66 Million!

Thank you for the 5 Star Vasectomy Reviews.

“A beautiful gift from God”

Thankful for Dr. McHugh’s talent and the whole experience!

vasectomy reversal baby

Dr. McHugh is very thorough and answered any questions we had prior to surgery. His team was very kind and thorough post surgery as well, following up via phone and email to be sure my husband had the best recovery he could. Our chances for conceiving were less than 50% and we just had our daughter a month before the one year mark from surgery. Leanna T.     September  2022


Wonderful Addition!

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Thank you so much for my husband’s successful reversal that you performed in October 2021. We found out we were expecting in the beginning of January and our son was born on September 7th.

Jen and Kristafur


Our little Pumpkin!

Vasectomy reversal baby.

Dr. McHugh, my husband had his vasectomy reversed 10/7/21 and we had our sweet baby girl 9/29/22!! Here’s some pictures of our beautiful girl.   H.S.

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Brett Lee
Brett Lee
Dr. McHugh and his team were very professional, efficient, friendly, and they made the procedure as comfortable as possible. I’d highly recommend going here for your procedure!
David Seymour
David Seymour
Dr. McHugh and his nurse were absolutely awesome. I have no pain and I would recommend him to anyone. They explain every move in detail.
Jody Wilson
Jody Wilson
Dr. McHugh and the staff are the absolute best! I was nervous about the procedure and elected for anesthesia. Everything, from the time I arrived, was prepped, and discharged was seamless and painless! And, you can tell the staff really do care and go out of their way to make this a very pleasant experience. If you are hesitant about moving forward, don’t wait and give the office a call. You won’t regret it.
Eric Moreno
Eric Moreno
Had the surgery done on the 2nd and everything is good so far. I went in to see Dr McHugh for a vasectomy, of course a little nervous about the procedure. He explained everything in detail and even during the procedure, he made sure I was comfortable which made the experience great for me. Was in and out probably only took 30min the most. It's been 6 days now and I've not had to take any pain medicines well even right after the procedure didn’t take any, just icing the area what did it. They definitely know what they are doing if you’re looking to have this done.
Susan Bagley
Susan Bagley
He is a wonderful urologist!! He listens to you, is very thorough and is a great doctor!!
Jason Ball
Jason Ball
I had a great experience with Dr John McHugh during my vasectomy procedure. He was very informative on the whole process and made me feel very relaxed and at ease during the procedure. He made sure with any slight discomfort he’d stop and add more pain medication. Overall I experienced almost no pain and the surgery was over before I knew it. I would highly recommend him if you are looking to have a vasectomy.
Michael Windhorst
Michael Windhorst
I recently had a procedure performed at the office of Dr. John McHugh and I would like to take this time to say that the care I received from start to finish was delivered with exceptional care. Becky got me ready for surgery, starting my IV while talking with me like we were neighbors. Jen Hayes took the time to answer my questions regarding receiving anesthesia and me having severe sleep apnea. She assured me she had all the tools at her disposal to keep me breathing steadily throughout the operation. Jessica was very patient and friendly while helping me to navigate through my post operative haze into full wakeful consciousness. Managing nurse, Daphne, oversees a staff that represent the highest standards of their profession. I knew I was in the best hands with Dr. McHugh, but it was very reassuring to find that he comes with the best team as well! Thank you all! Mike Windhorst
Chris Yardley
Chris Yardley
John Amon
John Amon
Great staff, answered all questions and explained in detail. Walked thru procedure step by step and made sure I was comfortable the entire time.
B A Mysterious Whale: S.W. Biddulph
B A Mysterious Whale: S.W. Biddulph
I cannot say enough about how wonderful this entire staff is. And Dr. John was absolutely awesome. He put on some great music of my choice and the procedure was over before I even knew it. I stayed awake and just opted for a local anesthetic, and it was virtually painless. I highly recommend this doctor and the staff for a vasectomy.


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Helping couples achieve the new addition to their lives with microscopic vasectomy reversal.

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