Since 2018 the GippSnip team has performed over 1000 scalpel free vasectomies!

We strive to make sure you are always in safe, qualified, competent, and warm hands.

No referral required.

Our Locations:

Gladstone Street Medical Clinic

46 Gladstone Street, Warragul VIC 3820

(Procedures and Admin)


Officer Family Medical Clinic

340 Princes Highway, Officer VIC 3809

(Procedures only)


Dr Patrick Ruane

Dr Patrick Ruane

Born and raised in Gippsland, Patrick returned to the area in 2010 to work as a GP. He studied medicine at The University of Melbourne, graduating in 2007. Following this he completed an internship and residency at Western Health before undertaking an Advanced Diploma in Obstetrics, which involved advanced surgical training in procedures such as caesarean section. Interests in procedural medicine and men’s health lead to him seeking training in Scalpel Free Vasectomy. He is a passionate advocate for the benefits of family planning and is proud to be part of the GippSnip team providing the option of vasectomy for men and their families.

Dr Patrick Ruane

Dr Mark Crowley

Mark hails from Co Cork in Ireland. He obtained his Medical Degree in University College Cork and graduated with an Honours degree in 2013. He worked in Cork for 2 years before moving to Melbourne in 2015. Mark worked with Monash Health in Melbourne in a variety of Hospital Roles before entering General Practice Training in 2018. He undertook advanced training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in La Trobe Regional Hospital in 2018.