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Reversal VS IVF


For many patients tubal ligation reversal surgery can be more affordable, more successful, and can provide more chances at becoming pregnant than can in-vitro fertilization (IVF).

The leading group of infertility specialists, The American Society For Reproductive Medicine, has consistently supported tubal surgery as a treatment for tubal ligation and tubal blockage.1

Many women who have tubal blockage will consider having tubal surgery or IVF. It is important for patients to understand how having tubal surgery can be a better option than IVF for most women.

Tubal Reversal Success Rates

Our center specializes in tubal reversal surgery and corrective tubal surgery.

Due to our extensive experience in tubal surgery and collection of pregnancy data, we created the largest database on pregnancy statistics after tubal reversal surgery when compared to any other tubal reversal doctor or tubal reversal center in the world .2 We collected data from our patients on the success of tubal reversal from July 2000 to December 2011. Information regarding type of tubal ligation, patient age, and pregnancy success was collected from 9,935 surgeries performed at our center during this time frame.

Pregnancy Rates After Tubal Reversal

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Chances Of Pregnancy After Reversal

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Our data suggest the chance of pregnancy after tubal reversal is about 67% for most women. In general about 7 out of 10 women who have tubal reversal at our center will become pregnant.

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We provide a unique surgical experience with personalized attention and one-on-one care. We make every effort to make your surgery less of a process and more of a life’s experience. Please use the buttons below for answers to our frequently asked questions.

IVF Pregnancy Success Rates

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) annually monitors the success of IVF across the United States and is considered to be an unbiased source for statistics regarding assisted reproductive technology (ART). The CDC publishes a report yearly on the success of IVF in the United States.3

Pregnancy rates after in-vitro fertilization

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Chances of Pregnancy With IVF

The CDC data suggest the chance of pregnancy with a single cycle of IVF is about 36% for most women. In general about 4 out of 10 women who attempt an IVF cycle will become pregnant.

A single cycle of IVF in the United States ranges from $12,000 to $14,000.

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Getting Pregnant After Tubal Ligation

Which Is The Best Treatment?

We realize our patients don’t make decisions based on success rates alone. The benefits and risks of each treatment must also be carefully considered.


1. Committee opinion: role of tubal surgery in the era of assisted reproductive technology. American Society for Reproductive Medicine 2021

2. 2011 Tubal Reversal Pregnancy Report. A Personal Choice website 2011.

3. Assisted Reproductive Technology Report. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2010 National Report.

What Our Patients Are Saying

“We had our surgery on 3/18/15 and on 02/02/16 our 7 pound 11 oz baby girl was born! I’m 34 years old and had tubal ligation done via clamps 8 years prior so this surgery really does work! 8 years later I had the reversal and 9 years later we were blessed with our little girl! So many doctors tried to talk us out of it-wanted us to do IVF to get our money-however praise God we went with this because it does WORK! Dr M is amazing and his staff! The area is beautiful where his office is, and if you do this procedure it will be the best money you ever spend!”

– Charlee-Belle M., Surgery

“From the very first phone call, the staff at A Personal Choice has been amazing! They have answered our numerous questions, concerns and have been amazing. They never give you false hope, but give you the complete story. I am so happy that we chose Dr. Monteith and his staff to make our dreams a reality. Can’t wait to start trying to have a baby. I would and have recommended Dr. Monteith to ANYONE wanting a tubal ligation or vasectomy reversal. Thank you all so much for giving us this chance!”

– Angela W., Essure Reversal

“Excellent service overall! Each stage of the process was carefully explained in great detail: how the procedure works, what to expect during the procedure, what to expect after, possible side effects. Dr. Monteith himself is very knowledgeable and experienced and quite personable too. He has a great sense of humor and uses it generously to put patients at ease. I highly recommend him and his staff to anyone considering either a vasectomy or a vasectomy reversal.”

Chris B., Vasectomy Reversal

“The perfect little angel that I’m holding in my arms right now is the best testament to what Dr. Monteith and his staff do for people. We could not be happier with our decision to use Dr. Monteith. His staff are just amazing. Our entire experience was just a dream! Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, thank you!”

Jamie B., Reversal of Cut & Tied Tubes


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Your questions about reversal surgery will be answered directly and promptly by Dr. Monteith. Please read our most frequently asked questions before submitting your questions. Dr. Monteith will not respond to general medical questions or if you are a patient of another doctor and are contacting him because your doctor is unavailable.* If you have been a patient at our reversal center and have specific questions about your medical care you should contact the reversal staff directly at (919) 977-5050.

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