Services & Technology
Male Infertility and Vasectomy Reversal – Male Reproductive
Medicine and Surgery
Boston Medical Center is making ground-breaking discoveries in the field of male reproduction. Our own Dr. Robert Oates is in a select group of fellowship-trained urologists in the field of male infertility. As one of the country’s leading specialists in this area, his expertise ranges from the simplest cases of male factor infertility to those that may require the most complex of surgical reconstructions.
As a top microsurgeon, Dr. Oates has a particular focus on vasectomy reversal. He has spearheaded original clinical and basic science research leading to discoveries that have benefitted numerous patients. These include, but are not limited to, figuring out the connection between Congenital Bilateral Absence of the Vas Deferens and mutations in the Cystic Fibrosis genes and developing the approach of sperm harvesting prior to beginning an in-vitro fertilization cycle.
His patient-centered philosophy is committed to always trying to discover ways to help couples achieve pregnancy naturally, while embracing and developing new technologies when that goal is not attainable.