Vasectomy in Lakeland, Florida:

Planned Parenthood

The Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida clinic in Lakeland is at 2250 E Edgewood Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803. Telephone (863) 665-5735. Starting in March 2016, Thursday morning vasectomies are performed every 8 to 10 weeks by Dr. Doug Stein. For exact dates, see Dr. Stein's Outfield Schedule. The fee is $590. A deposit of $100 is required to be scheduled (see below). The counseling process can be done online by (1) reviewing Dr. Stein's vasectomy page, (2) viewing the online counseling video, and (3) reading the vasectomy info sheet (this is a PDF file viewable with Acrobat Reader®, available here as a free download if you don't already have a copy of Acrobat Reader® on your computer), which you will be asked to sign prior to your procedure. So only one visit is required, but you will have Dr. Stein's office, home, and cell phone numbers so that you can always reach him if you have questions after your procedure. You will also be given a mailer, so that you can send a semen sample to Dr. Stein's Tampa office 12 weeks after your vasectomy to be sure that your semen is sperm-free. We also strongly encourage you to pre-register on our On-line Vasectomy Registration page. On arrival for your vasectomy, you will still have to complete a few forms for Planned Parenthood, but your registration with Dr. Stein will be complete.

The Planned Parenthood Clinic in Lakeland is in a small shopping center (Ruthven Center II) near the corner of East Edgewood Drive and Bartow Road (US 98). From the west, exit I-4 at the Polk Parkway (Exit 27) and take the Parkway to Exit 9, Lakeland Highlands Road, then a half-mile or so north to where it ends at Edgewood (do not turn on South Edgewood, which is about 100 yards before you get to Edgewood). At Edgewood, turn right, then drive another half-mile to the Ruthven Center II. If you are coming from the east on I-4, take Exit 41 onto the Polk Parkway. Take the Polk Parkway south then west (as it curves around the east side of Lakeland) to Exit 10. Take Bartow Road north to Edgewood. Go left on Edgewood and the Ruthven Center II will be on your right.

To schedule, please call Dr. Stein's office at 813-903-1902 or toll-free 866-827-8463. Again, a deposit of $100 is required to be scheduled. The deposit is fully refundable until 7 calendar days prior to the appointed vasectomy date, non-refundable thereafter for either cancellation or postponement. The deposit can be paid during online pre-registration by providing a VISA/MasterCard number, or by mailing a check or money order payable to Douglas G. Stein, MD to his Tampa office (Douglas G. Stein, MD, PA; 3000 E Fletcher Avenue; Suite 330; Tampa, FL 33613). The balance of the fee ($490) is due on the day of the vasectomy, payable to Planned Parenthood by cash, check, or Visa/MasterCard.

If your vasectomy is covered by an insurance company with which Dr. Stein is a contracted provider, your deposit will be returned to you when we are paid by your insurance company. Itemized and properly coded receipts are provided, and these may be submitted to insurance companies with which Dr. Stein is not a contracted provider in an attempt to get reimbursement or credit toward your deductible. To learn whether your insurance company will cover a vasectomy at this site, please call your carrier and ask the 5 questions listed here.

Financial Aid:
Financial assistance is available through the Title X Program at the Polk County Health Department for men who qualify based upon income and family size.