Tubal Ligation Reversal Specialist

Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG -  - Obstetrics, Gynecology, Infertility & Menopause

Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics, Gynecology, Infertility & Menopause & Cosmetic Surgery located in Milpitas, CA

Modern tubal ligation reversal is so successful, more and more women are able to conceive again than ever before. At the office of Gul A. Zikria, MD, in Milpitas, California, board-certified OB/GYN Dr. Zikria performs tubal ligation reversal procedures using minimally invasive measures, so you can go home the same day. Find out if this groundbreaking procedure is right for you by booking a consultation online or by calling the office to schedule.

Tubal Ligation Reversal Q & A

What is a tubal ligation reversal?

Tubal ligation reversal is a modern solution to restoring your fertility after you’ve had your tubes tied. The procedure, which is performed laparoscopically, involves reconnecting your fallopian tubes, so eggs can travel through them.

In many cases, having a tubal ligation procedure can help you get pregnant naturally without any medical intervention. This procedure is more likely to be successful if you’re younger and haven’t let too much time lapse since you had your tubes tied.

Am I a candidate for a tubal ligation reversal?

It depends on your specific tubal ligation procedure and overall health. In general, though, you might be a good candidate for a tubal ligation reversal if you:

  • Have enough healthy fallopian tube tissue left
  • Had clips or rings placed to seal your fallopian tubes
  • Are still healthy enough to conceive

Dr. Zikria may also evaluate your overall health to ensure a tubal ligation reversal is right for you. If you have certain autoimmune diseases or a weakened uterus, pregnancy might not be the best option for you. But Dr. Zikria can discuss all concerns with you and your partner during your tubal ligation reversal evaluation.

How is a tubal ligation reversal performed?

Dr. Zikria has been performing tubal ligation reversal procedures since 1980. Over the past 10 years, he’s made major modifications with the procedure to better improve its effectiveness and to allow it to be performed on an outpatient basis. You can feel confident that you’re in compassionate and capable hands at the office of Gul A. Zikria, MD.

Tubal ligation reversal is performed while you’re under general anesthesia. Dr. Zikria only needs to make a few small incisions. Using the laparoscope and carbon dioxide (CO2) laser, Dr. Zikria can reconnect your fallopian tubes, treat conditions that may impact your fertility (like endometriosis), and remove old scar tissue.

Once your tubal ligation reversal is complete, Dr. Zikria closes your incisions with surgical glue or dissolvable sutures. You’re released to go home shortly afterward, but you’re going to need to take it easy for several days during your recovery period. In most cases, you’re able to try to conceive again shortly after surgery.

Learn more about modern tubal ligation reversal procedures by booking a consultation at the office of Gul A. Zikria, MD. Schedule your visit online or over the phone.


Cost: $8,800 (Total Cost Includes: Surgeon, Assistant, Surgery Center and Anesthesia)

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