Male Fertility Success Stories
Reviews, Ratings and Testimonials About Dr. Martin Bastuba and MFS
Dr. Bastuba and the staff of Male Fertility & Sexual Medicine Specialists (MFS) have been helping couples and individuals overcome infertility and sexual dysfunction since 1993. Over the years, many couples have written us letters of thanks to share their story and inspire others.
Read a selection of patient testimonials below or view patient testimonials in our video library. To your right is a video testimonial from a couple that had a vasectomy reversal in the capable hands of Dr. Bastuba. After a successful vasectomy reversal, they were able to get pregnant and had a healthy baby boy!
I didn't know I was going to a comedy show to get a vasectomy but it was truly a hilarious experience..maybe the nitrous had a part in it but either way it was a great overall experience from start to finish. The whole staff were very professional and organized. Dr. B had the perfect blend of professionalism and comedic relief to bring some levity to a procedure that comes with a great deal of anxiety. Mel was a godsend with the nitrous..don't think twice, get the nitrous and you won't regret it. Tanya was awesome and capped off all the details. Overall a very caring staff and pleasant surprise to how painless the procedure itself was.
We were hoping you could get these pictures and message to Dr. Bastuba! We still can't believe that our two miracle babies are here with us. After seeing numerous doctors five years ago, each one told us we wouldn't be able to have biological children, but then we met Dr. Bastuba! We are beyond grateful for what he has been able to give to us… our little blessings!
I need to tell you/someone, that my biggest concern was that I actually felt almost ZERO discomfort. When I finally took a look the next day, I honestly couldn’t hardly find where the incision was -- no bruising whatsoever, zero swelling… that worried me more than anything! I watched what they did, and to see zero effect was a surprise. I’m now more than a month after the surgery and 100% perfect! Dr. Bastuba was OUTSTANDING… I have to attribute my positive experience to Dr. Bastuba’s excellence. He really was that good… thanks Doc!
Dear Dr. Bastuba and staff, I just want to thank you for your professionalism and expertise. Without you, growing our family wouldn't be an option. Since day one you have treated us very kindly and that means a lot to us! We are forever grateful! Thank you for all that you do!
My wife K. and I came over from New Zealand for treatment in March this year. I am absolutely thrilled to be able to tell you that K. has given birth to a very precious baby boy. We are blessed and happy beyond words. Thank you so much for your expertise.
Thank you so much for playing such a vital role in the expansion of our family. My wife gave birth to our son, K.C., on November 11th, 2014. Our little miracle is a direct reflection of your hard work and dedication to success.
Thank you Dr. Bastuba. You performed a vasectomy reversal on me in October of 2012. This was done 20 years after my original vasectomy. I am 63 years old this month and praise God, my wife, J., is pregnant! Truly for us, this is a miracle. She is due to give birth th first week of May 2015. You were obviously the right doctor for us so a huge thank you to you and your staff! We are so very happy.
I want to convey our sincere gratitude for the kindness you and your staff extended (to your patients). They felt very at ease and in good hands throughout the process and are very hopeful they will conceive. Thank you again for making their dreams a possibility.
Thank you so much for all of your help in making our dreams come true. You are truly a miracle worker. I will be forever grateful for you giving us the opportunity to have the love of my life. Thank you again.
Thank You for making this a possibility and making our dreams come true! Kyra is amazing! Motherhood is Amazing! Thanks again for all your help!
Words could never say enough of how thankful we are to you. This has definitely been a long experience, but you made it the best. We found out we were pregnant at the end of January, which is really funny because we were sitting in your office two weeks prior asking you what you could do to help us conceive due to us running out of time. You ordered labs and we bought those pills (Male fertility Supplements). With your excellent work and god we were already pregnant sitting there and we where supposed to start IUI at the end of the month also. It's crazy how things work out (and as my husband says have patients it will happen, he never lost hope). Currently I am entering my 12 week. I was very hesitant to tell anyone just in case and I was pretty sick, but everything is great now. We just wanted to say thank you for everything you have done for us and you are definitely amazing at what you do. You have helped bring a miracle into our lives and for that we will be forever grateful. I talk about you guys all the time and we even referred someone to you. You are by far the best at what you do and completely amazing. I do have to tell you this that when we went to Balboa Hospital prior to me finding you, they gave us an 11% outcome and basically very negative like we should not even attempt to do the surgery, well I cannot wait to visit them when I come out that way! Sorry if I jump topics, but I get so excited and emotional when I think about everything. We will keep you posted of our little miracle.
From the bottom of our hearts, we would like to say thank you!! Jay had a double VE Vasectomy Reversal surgery with you in June 2013. You and your staff where so wonderful from the initial consult all the way through the final check up. It was such a big decision and we where so happy we chose you! We are elated to report that a mere 6 months after surgery. We conceived our baby! We are due this September with a baby boy. We wanted to let you in on our wonderful news as it wouldn't have been possible without you!
Dr. Bastuba and his staff were not only professional, warm and welcoming, they gave us a gift that we couldn't give ourselves! After three years of trying for a baby, we sought out Dr. Bastuba. He provided us the medical information and gave us hope. Luckily for s, we got pregnant after the first procedure. Now we have a wonderful, healthy baby boy. We hope to see you again in the future, when we are ready for another bundle of joy!
I'm are writing you to thank you for the excellent job you did on my reversal. My wife and I had a girl and a boy who were 9 and 7 when we decided to expand our family with another child. The one problem was, that after the second child I thought we should be done and I got a vasectomy. After years of wanting another child my wife won and my desire to have one more child became real when I found myself down in San Diego in Dr. Bastuba's office for the consultation the day before the procedure. I'm delighted to say that the procedure was very successful and 3-1/2 years ago my wife gave birth to our second son. We thought we were done but God gave us a second blessing 2 weeks ago with the birth of our 4th child (the second after my reversal), a baby girl. She was a true surprise but a blessing from God! I'm not sure if Dr. Bastuba put in a turbo charger in when he did the reversal or what, but my wife will now need to look into some form(s) of contraception going forward knowing now that Dr Bastuba is very good at getting the fluids flowing again. Thank you Dr Bastuba & staff for giving us two additional wonderful children.
My husband and I wanted to thank you for the time that you spent with us and your kind hearts. It is always a fear that we will come across a doctor who is insensitive to our situation or displays poor bedside manner. The compassion that you and your nurse Theresa showed us speaks volumes for the heart that you have for each of your patients and the type of practice you choose to run. Although the news of my husbands diagnoses was painful, we felt that we were blessed to have you as a doctor. Hopefully one day we will be sending you a birth announcement, but until then we march forward and admire the considerate individuals we come in contact with. Thank you for your expertise and professionalism, but mostly for your generous hearts.
I am a patient of Dr. Bastuba’s. I have been fortunate to be his patient for the past 18 years. We first met soon after I moved to San Diego from out of state; I was not doing well at all when it came to my health. I had a lot of symptoms that none of the doctors I had seen up to that point had been able to diagnose, and I felt an overall decline in my well-being. That all changed when I met Dr. Bastuba, he quickly diagnosed my urological problems that had become very serious and at required surgery. Dr. Bastuba performed the surgery spectacularly and my recovery was easier then I ever imagined. In the next few years I was able to have two more children with my wife. I was able to, in my fifties, enjoy a second youth through the birth of these two daughters. I am extremely grateful for the treatment and care I received from Dr. Bastuba. He gave me a new lease on life, both when it comes to my health and when it comes to the joy of fatherhood. I will forever be grateful to Dr. Bastuba. He has continued to care for my health over the years; he is my most important and trusted doctor, and friend.
Dr. Bastuba and staff are exceptional. Not only were we successful in having our baby after a vasectomy reversal, but the entire experience was uplifting from the positive spirits helping us along the way to the comforting approach Marty takes in communicating everything about the procedure and specific details of our situation. We are forever grateful and would recommend him to you in a heartbeat!
I'm so happy to be writing this letter to you. We got pregnant two and a half years after our vasectomy reversal. We were actively trying for a long time and when we gave up trying, it happened!?! We are so overjoyed with our miracle baby. Jagger is six months old now, and he is quite a handful, but soo sweet. We are overjoyed and so grateful. His big sister, age 7, and brother, age 9, are over the moon as well with our blessing. Thank you!!!
I had a vasectomy when I was too young to know better, and after an 8 year marriage....got divorced. I remarried and had a reversal attempted. The reversal was unsuccessful and my wife and I were attempting to deal with the fact that we might not have children of our own. After researching many doctors and doing my homework, I felt convinced that traveling to San Diego to have Dr. Bastuba attempt to reverse 'course', was the right thing to do... so we made the trip. It was approximately 60 days after my surgery that we found out my wife was pregnant! Several years and 3 beautiful girls later we have decided our family is complete! GOD works miracles and in this instance, he used Dr. Bastuba's mind and hands to bring 3 new lives into this world.
I meant to write long ago, but my life has been very busy thanks to Dr. Bastuba. My husband had a vasectomy reversal back in June of 2009 and even though I knew Dr. Bastuba's success rates were high, I never imagined that I would become pregnant only 3 months after the surgery! Not only that, we got the girl we dreamed about! She is 16 months old now and just perfect. This would have never been possible without Dr. Bastuba. You are blessed with a wonderful gift. We thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
You did a vasectomy reversal in November 2006. Nearly 25 years after my husband's vasectomy, we welcomed our son into this world. He was born June 26, 2008, 10:50pm, 8lbs., 3oz., 22 inches. Thank you!
My wife and I want to thank you so much!!!! On the 14th of this month we had our second beautiful baby girl. 4 years ago you had performed a vasectomy reversal on me! Thank you all again.
We are so pleased to introduce you to our son Benjamin! Without your expert hands, we would not have been able to have our own biological child. Thank you so much! He's absolutely beautiful & perfect in every way.
We are very thankful to have our baby home for this first Thanksgiving. We are so thankful for the fact that God has given us this wonderful child, whom we've waited for. We are thankful to have overcome challenges that life often throws in our path and to welcome each day with new hope. In our family, like many families, try to be thankful every day. Little things we try not to take for granted like catching a funny new expression on Jimmy's face, or the fact that he smacks his lips together like he's blowing us kisses. What a beautiful baby we have! Christmas is coming and 2009 is around the corner. Our family would like to send you best wishes, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family!
Thank you for making our Christmas wish come true! Madelyn expected March 16th, 2008 Merry Christmas! Hope it's the best!
Just wanted to say thank you for your skill and expertise. It paid off! We are expecting a boy in December and have plenty of sperm in storage for a girl if we choose. So give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done for us. You truly are awesome! Thanks again!
Halloween is here again! We hope you have a fun holiday! Enclosed are photos of our children last year and this year.
As usual, the kids didn't want to take a Halloween picture, but we did it anyway! Happy Halloween 2008!
Seasons Greetings! Thanks for all you've done for us. You are still on our gratitude list! Best wishes for a happy new year!
In late September 2005, you performed a MESA procedure on my Husband so he could have biological children in spite of his cystic fibrosis. We've never formally thanked you for helping us and making our dreams of conceiving and bearing children a reality. But we're thanking you now. We've enclosed a picture of our fraternal twin girls, born May 31, 2006 at 34 weeks gestation. They were the first two embryos implanted in our first cycle of IVF. Now, at 9 months they weigh 17 lbs 13oz and 16lbs 7oz. They are doing great! Thank you again for making it possible for us to have children together.
We finally had our little guy. Jackson was born on June 9th, healthy and happy. Thanks for all your help! Wishing you a happy heart and a happy holiday!
Enclosed is a picture of the little miracle you helped us to create. She was born on July 3, weighing 8 lbs 1oz. A 12 weeks she is approx. 13 lbs and 24 inches long, the the 90th percentile for both! She is going to be tall like her father. Thanks for doing what you do an helping us create a family.
We wanted to thank you for all your help. Our little girl was born on February 15. Words can not express the joy she has brought to our lives. We sincerely appreciate everything you did for us.
We take great joy in informing you of the birth of our son, Griffin Barett. This wonderful event could not have happened without the miracles performed by you and your staff. As you may recall, we came to your office after both a failed IVF cycle and a failed vasectomy reversal with other physicians. You performed an epididymal sperm extraction on my husband. Your efforts resulted in the birth of our son Griffin. Without you, we would not have our precious baby boy. Though words cannot express our thanks, we hope this letter can somewhat convey our endless gratitude. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
We reached for the stars and got an armful of heaven. Emilee Michiko brightened our lives on September 12, 2004.
We are celebrating our daughter's 6th birthday at Disneyland. We enjoyed ourselves and we thank you for making this memory possible! God Bless You and Your Staff!
Thank you very much for your professional yet personable services. It's nice to be treated like a human being and not just a patient. We appreciate the time and energy you put into resolving my problems. Both you and your staff made me feel comfortable every time. Thanks again!
Guess what?! We're pregnant! With twins! One girl and one boy :) We can't thank you enough for the guidance and support you have given us over the past year, to help make this dream of ours come true. We were about to do IVF, but my doctor wanted to do one more "diagnostic" test that involved taking Clomid. I only took 2 of the 5 doses, however, because I started having side effects. So we kept waiting for my cycle to start again so we could proceed with IVF ... but it never did! It appears those 2 doses of clomid jump-started my ovaries, plus my husband's increase in sperm count made for a good enough swim team to achieve ... TWINS! We are so thrilled, and are so happy to be sharing this news with you. We'll make sure to stop by for a visit after they are born. Thank you for your time and generosity. You were so kind in explaining things so thoroughly to us. We really appreciate your compassion.
We want to express our deepest thanks for the role you played in bringing our special baby into our lives. We appreciate your willingness to try a new procedure on my husband, to minimize our costs. It revealed your integrity and character. We can't put into words how much joy and wonder our miraculous baby girl has brought us.
I wanted to express my appreciation and gratitude for being my doctor through this process. You've always made me feel very comfortable and optimistic about my chances at becoming a father. There has been a running theme throughout this whole process where the "bes" has been prevalent. The microdissection testicular sperm extraction procedure will give me the "best" chance of providing usable sperm. My wife's fertility drug protocol was changed to provide her with the "best" chance at producing the most quality eggs possible. And finally, I chose the best urologist to perform this procedure. No matter the result, you've made a difference in my life and I will be forever grateful.
Here is the latest picture of our angel, Sarah Agnes. She was born August 26. Thanks to you we have our little miracle baby!
Thank you for providing us with our two beautiful boys! Now our family is complete!
You are the man! Thanks for an excellent and professional job. Your work is deeply meaningful on many levels. The enclosed picture would not have happened without your help. Thank you.
Well, our "bundle" has finally arrived and (he is) the joy of our lives! He is just so very precious to us!! I would like to bring him by so we can get a picture of you holding him. This little guy wouldn't even be here without your help! We thank you so much!!
You did my husband Michael's reversal surgery in November 2000, and by July 2001, thanks to you and the Lord, our prayers and dreams were answered. About 6 weeks early, on January 24, 2002, Casey blessed us with his arrival. 5 lbs. 3 oz. and 19 inches long into this world he came. I don't know if you hear it enough, but thank you for being so good at your job.
Bill and I would like to thank you for everything and for our beautiful son. We think of you often, and how lucky we were to have had such a wonderful Doctor. We hope that everything is going well for you and we wanted to send you some pictures of Matthew. We will never forget you and how you helped make our very special wish come true. Thanks again.