Tannys Vause


Tannys Vause
Assistant Professor

Tannys Vause


Dr. Tannys Vause completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees at the University of Manitoba. She then went on to complete her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alberta and became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2008. She completed a two year subspecialty fellowship in Gynecologic Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Ottawa in 2010.

Dr. Vause is currently an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Ottawa, an attending physician at the Ottawa Hospital and a consultant physician at the Ottawa Fertility Centre. She has been the Director of Patient Experience in the department since 2015. She is also certified by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound.

Dr. Vause has been invited to speak at national and international conferences and is currently an active member of the Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Committee of the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada. Dr. Vause’s practice includes all areas of reproductive and infertility care. She has a particular interest in Patient Education and Patient Experience. She is currently co-investigating a study through the Royal Ottawa Hospital on Sleep Disordered Breathing and Infertility, funded through a Royal Ottawa Hospital University Medical Research Fund Grant.

Dr. Vause stays current in her field through research and sharing best practices with colleagues. She is passionate about counseling couples to optimize their pre-pregnancy health and has co-authored a fitness and healthy lifestyle blog (couplefit.blogspot.ca). Dr. Vause welcomes new patients to her practice and aims to help them reach their goal of achieving a healthy pregnancy.

Selected Publications:

Warraich G, Vause TDR. First reported case of sextuplets conceived via letrozole for ovulation induction. 2014. Fertil Steril.

Vause TDR, Cheung A. Ovulation induction in PCOS; J Obstet Gynaecol Can 2010;32(5):495–502

Vause TDR, Jones L, Evans M, Wilkie V, Leader A. Preconception health awareness in infertility patients. J Obstet Gynaecol Can; 2009;31(8): 717-20.

Vause T, Martz P, Richard F, Gramlich L. Nutrition for healthy pregnancy outcomes. 2006. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab. 31: 12-20.

Clinical Services

  • Reproductive surgery, including minimally invasive surgery
  • Superovulation with intrauterine insemination
  • Therapeutic donor insemination
  • Ovulation induction
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Testicular Sperm Aspiration
  • Embryo Vitrification
  • Oocyte Vitrification
  • Cancer Reproductive Preservation
  • Reproductive Counseling and consultation
  • Ultrasound for fertility investigation, treatment and first trimester obstetrics
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
  • Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS)
  • Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for known hereditary gene defects
  • Sperm freezing
  • Elective Fertility Preservation

Fields of Interest

  • Patient Education
  • Patient Experience
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Fertility
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