Docteur Jean-Philippe Bercier BSc, MD, CCFP



Vasectomie à Ottawa

Prendrez-vous du poids et vous sentirez-vous moins dynamique après une vasectomie?

C’est une hypothèse courante que de nombreux chiens et chats stérilisés ont moins d’énergie et peuvent prendre du poids après leur opération. Une étude de 2013 a prouvé cette idée. Certaines personnes pensent que la même chose arrive aux hommes qui subissent une vasectomie. C’est l’une des idées fausses sur la vasectomie. Si vous envisagez de vous faire faire une vasectomie dans une clinique d’Ottawa, renseignez-vous pour prendre une décision éclairée.

Comment se déroule une vasectomie?

Lors d’une vasectomie, le médecin utilise une anesthésie pour engourdir la zone concernée. Il fait une petite ouverture dans le scrotum pour couper le canal déférent, le tube qui transporte les spermatozoïdes des testicules vers l’urètre. Une extrémité du tube est cautérisée pour qu’il se referme. Aucune suture n’est nécessaire. L’intervention prend environ 10 minutes. Lorsque vous quittez la clinique, vous rentrez chez vous pour vous reposer. Plusieurs hommes reprennent le travail après 48 heures d’activité réduite. Nous vous recommandons de prendre de l’acétaminophène ou un anti-inflammatoire, comme l’ibuprofène ou le naproxène, pour soulager la douleur si vous en avez besoin.

Une vasectomie n’affecte pas les hormones

Lorsqu’un animal est stérilisé, les testicules sont généralement retirés, ce qui affecte leur niveau d’activité. C’est pourquoi les chiens et les chats peuvent prendre du poids après l’intervention. Une vasectomie est conçue comme un moyen de régulation des naissances, empêchant la présence de spermatozoïdes dans le sperme. Elle n’affecte pas la virilité, car les testicules restent intacts. Votre corps continuera à produire des spermatozoïdes et des hormones. Le désir et la fonction sexuels ne sont pas affectés par une vasectomie. La plupart des hommes ne remarquent même pas une réduction des fluides reproducteurs, car les spermatozoïdes ne représentent qu’environ 5 % du volume du sperme. Une vasectomie est une forme de contrôle permanent des naissances, rien de plus.

Pourquoi avez-vous toujours besoin d’une contraception après votre vasectomie?

Il est recommandé d’utiliser une méthode de contraception pendant environ 12 semaines après votre vasectomie. Le sperme peut être conservé dans le canal déférent pendant quelques semaines après l’intervention. Notre clinique vous demande d’apporter un échantillon de sperme environ trois mois après votre vasectomie pour analyse. Vous pourrez ainsi vous assurer qu’il n’y a pas de sperme dans votre système lors de cette analyse.

Avez-vous encore des questions sur la vasectomie?

Une vasectomie n’affecte pas votre masculinité. C’est une méthode très efficace pour éviter une grossesse, mais il existe encore de nombreuses idées fausses qui peuvent vous inquiéter. La meilleure façon d’obtenir des réponses à vos questions est d’obtenir une consultation avec un expert. Prenez un rendez-vous pour une consultation avec le Dr Jean-Philippe Bercier à Ottawa afin d’obtenir les renseignements précis. Ensemble, vous et votre médecin pourrez décider si cette intervention chirurgicale répond à vos besoins.




Colin LumsdenColin Lumsden
20:45 21 Mar 24
Great experience, on time, ready, clear and the receptionist was outstanding. The "blue balls" upon exit was a great touch to add an element of fun to the experience. Highly recommend Dr. Bercier and team!
Corey LecoursCorey Lecours
19:53 21 Mar 24
Great care from the staff
19:38 21 Mar 24
terry luterry lu
23:50 20 Mar 24
I would highly recommend Dr Bercier. They are very well organized there and I was in and out in 15 to 20 mins.
Kevin AmesburyKevin Amesbury
20:20 20 Mar 24
Great service, quick turnaround and excellent communication. I recommend this clinic to everyone I know. Truly a cut above the rest!
Dave TurnbullDave Turnbull
21:26 07 Mar 24
Fast, efficient, business friendly, professional, and painless. Great work. Just follow their instructions regarding before and after procedure and all will be fine. That's how I see it.
Chris ClairmontChris Clairmont
21:50 06 Mar 24
I was very hesitant to book and honestly a little frightened. Upon showing up it was very thorough , very fast and felt absolutely nothing . Leave your pride at the door , and get it on the way out . I had over thought the process , and it was really done before I knew it .I did feel the after care amount of 170$ was quite steep as I feel most of which should be covered under ohip , 50$ for the glue he used? , 12$ for 2 condoms ? Was made mandatory to pay before but on the after care sheet was stated as an option .all in all , I am happy it’s done . And anyone looking to book , know it was a real easy , painless procedure .
Francois DubeFrancois Dube
21:05 06 Mar 24
My appointment was at 10:20, I got there a 10 and at 10:22 I was in my car riding back home. Professional, quick and effective procedure. Did not feel a thing while the doc was performing the vasectomy. 100% recommend this place.
Create , incredible... Make easy service ! The Doctor was relax and very professional! The attitude and the overall atmosphere was very noice and casual
Andre ComtoisAndre Comtois
16:37 06 Feb 24
This clinic is great. They've really perfected the craft. In and out, takes longer to sign in than it does to get the procedure done. Procedure was painless. And I left with no risidual pain either. A big thank you to Dr. Bercier and his team.Note - As part of your mental prep for this procedure, make sure you know what music you want to have playing while it happens. Or else you may end up hearing The Dixie Chicks when you really don't want to hear them.
The best!!!! If I could do the operation again, I would do it again without hesitation! Dr Bercier is the doctor of the situation, my Doctor, our Doctor quite simply! In addition, its painless technique is positioned from afar, in the allegorical floats, in front of the parade, whatever. 🙌🙌🙌🙌Dr Bercier, THANK YOU
My vasectomy with Dr. Dumais went very well. I was worried, but she told me to settle down and not to worry. Well, without other options, I settle into my greatest vulnerability. No discomfort or pain felt. According to some reviews, the post-op kit contains unnecessary items. This is not the case. I try to add a photo of the work, but it doesn’t work :/ Thank you Dre Dumais
Vasovasostomy by Dr. Bercier. Efficient, professional and dedicated. Strongly recommended!
Mike VetteseMike Vettese
02:13 12 Oct 23
The staff and Dr Bercier have created a very calm experience. In and on within 15 mins and the actual procedure was seriously 2 mins. Best in the biz!
Maxx LMaxx L
00:12 06 Oct 23
Amazing. In and out in 20 minutes. Healing is going very well. Hardly feel a thing. In all honesty it's pretty nice to get a few days just to relax. Keep it up!
Rob CarterRob Carter
21:19 02 Aug 23
Had my vasectomy performed by Dr Dumais, who has taken over for Dr Weiss who has since retired. She was absolutely excellent. Great bedside manner, clear explanations of what was happening and any potential discomfort that might be felt during each step. Entire procedure from freezing to finish took under 10 minutes.Before beginning Dr Bercier confirmed my age (31), that I had no children, and that I was 100% certain I never wanted to have any (and that my partner felt the same way). She reiterated that while surgical reversal is sometimes possible, the procedure should be considered permanent.Nurses/office staff were friendly and efficient. Got up from the table a bit too quick and ended up sitting down in the chair and fainting. They were right on top of things and immediately went into their usual routine for when those things happen. We had a little chuckle about it, and at no point did it feel weird or judgemental which I very much appreciated.A couple of other notes based on some things mentioned in a few other reviews here:- Total out of pocket fees are $170, consisting of a $20 deposit and $150 on the day of the procedure. Those costs are detailed in the attached photo of the “Pre and Post Vasectomy Kit”. As detailed on the page patients can choose to pay only for the specific items/services they want, and they also give you a week post-procedure to request a refund and pay only for the needed items. This information is not provided anywhere before going in, so most will just pay the $170 and be done with it. While some of these costs are certainly quite highly inflated, they do help make up for the fairly minimal compensation the clinic receives from OHIP for each procedure.- Website is a bit of a mess, although most of the important bits are easy to find (and all the most important info is attached to the emails you’ll get). Specifically one thing they have changed is that you do *not* need to travel to the office to pick up your vasectomy package before the procedure! You are given it after your appointment just before leaving.- To the few complaining about pain/discomfort lasting more than the first week and “not being made aware of the risks”… did you not bother to fully read through the documentation available both on the website as well as repeatedly sent to you in the emails? All of the risks and rates of various complications are explicitly laid out in advance. Every body is different, and there is a small chance of a variety of complications. Choosing to ignore the provided information and then complaining that you wouldn’t have gone through with it if you knew is just ridiculous.One last recommendation for the doctors here: I highly recommend investing the few thousand dollars towards having a professional web design company re-build you a new website from the ground up. The current site is a mess, particularly on modern phones, and this is something that will radically improve the patient experience.Edit 2023/10/24: Wow, the new website is looking great!
Gaignun KukaiGaignun Kukai
03:43 18 Jul 23
Dr. Valerie Dumois did my vasectomy, and she was really quite kind willing to answer questions. It was for the most part painless and the pain you feel is minimal. Reception was also pretty great they answered all my questions to male sire I heal properly. Was great meeting them all and doing it the modern way or a scalpel and needle is definitely in every males favour. Thank you so much for being such great people
Garlic Jr.Garlic Jr.
18:19 06 Jul 23
Half an hour to my appointment they told me to wait outside(35 degrees celcius) until exactly my appointment. Dr. Bercier if you can call him a doctor had the most rude and disrespectful attitude I've had from a doctor. I asked him three questions to which he said he didn't care. During the procedure I simply asked how long does it take and he replied with "How long do you think it takes? Did you see me with the other patients?" I think his attitude was racially motivated because I'm not French. Don't come here! Go somewhere else!
19:58 19 Jun 23
Great clinic, 5 stars all around. Leading up to the appointment they provide you with fantastic information that explains everything in detail. Great communication, super organized, friendly and professional. Everyone from reception, to the nurse, to the doctor - all were pleasant, efficient, and professional. It was a huge piece of mind. The doctor played my choice of music during the procedure. It was practically painless, with only minor discomfort for a brief moment, and it was quick. I am now recovering comfortably with very detailed instructions about how to enhance my recovery. Thank you Dr. Weiss and Dr. Bercier! Highly recommend.
Louis KearnsLouis Kearns
16:14 28 Apr 23