• March 20, 2024
  • Geoff Cashion

Reflecting on the International Vasectomy Conference in Frisco

Recently, I had the privilege of attending the International Vasectomy Conference in Frisco, Colorado. It was an incredible experience, not only for the beautiful mountain setting (who doesn’t love skiing after a day of learning?), but for the opportunity to connect with some of the world’s leading vasectomy experts.

The conference was expertly hosted by Dr. Doug Stein, a true legend in the field. Dr. Stein’s practice in Tampa, Florida, is renowned, and his dedication to advancing vasectomy techniques and patient care is inspiring.

Over the course of the week, I had the pleasure of meeting and learning from a diverse group of colleagues. Dr. Nat Sheehan from Queensland Vasectomy shared his insights on minimally invasive techniques, while Dr. Matthew Valentine from Brisbane Vasectomy Clinic discussed best practices for patient consultations. Dr. Tim Zola from Olympia, Washington, offered valuable perspectives on post-vasectomy care, and Dr. Alexander Matthes from the Netherlands brought a global perspective to the discussions.

The exchange of ideas and experiences was truly invaluable. We discussed the latest advancements in vasectomy procedures, explored best practices for ensuring optimal patient outcomes, and even shared a few laughs (and perhaps a celebratory après-ski drink or two) along the way.

This conference served as a powerful reminder of the dedication and expertise that exists within the vasectomy community. It was an honor to learn from these pioneers and collaborate on ways to continue improving this important procedure for men seeking permanent contraception.

For my fellow doctors interested in vasectomy, I highly recommend attending future conferences. The opportunity to connect with such a passionate and knowledgeable group is truly unmatched.

Geoff Cashion

About The Author

Geoff Cashion

Dr Cashion was born in Brisbane and grew up in Rockhampton. After graduating in medicine from the University of Queensland in 2002 he spent many years working in emergency medicine and general practice. He completed training in the No Scalpel Vasectomy technique under Dr Doug Stein in Florida with further training undertaken in Australia. Opening Vasectomy Australia, he has grown it into one of the largest providers of Vasectomy in Australia, while still performing more than 3500 vasectomies a year himself.