Female Sterilization

Female sterilization is also known as a "tubal," or having your tubes tied. During female sterilization (a "tubal"), the tubes are blocked so that the egg and sperm cannot meet.


Postpartum Sterilization

Surgical sterilization is a common form of contraception chosen by many women. Worldwide over 170 million women use this method of birth control.


Vaginal Tubal Sterilization

Worldwide over 170 million women use sterilization as their method of birth control. There are multiple different methods of sterilization.



Vasectomy is the most common method of male contraception in the United States.

Request an Appointment

female sterilization

Vanessa M. Givens, MD

Sherri Li, MD

Frank W. Ling, MD

Thomas G. Stovall, MD

Margaret Z. Summitt, MD

Robert L. Summitt, Jr., MD

Val Y. Vogt, MD

Phone: 901-682-9222

Fax: 901-682-9505

Women's Health Specialists

7800 Wolf Trail Cove

Germantown, TN 38138