Ricardo Munarriz, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Urology

MD, Universidad Central de Venezuela

Dr. Munarriz is an Associate Professor of Urology at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Munarriz earned his medical degree from the Luis Razetti School of Medicine, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela in 1991. Dr. Munarriz received his general surgery and urologic training at Boston University Medical Center. In July 2000, Dr. Munarriz was awarded the very prestigious American Foundation for Urologic Disease M.D. Research Scholar Fellowship and the first ever Bayer Urology Fellowship in Sexual Medicine. Dr. Munarriz has co-authored more than 60 peer reviewed papers and chapters in both male and female sexual dysfunction in addition to his clinical practice and on-going basic science research.

Dr. Munarriz is a member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA), the International Research Impotence Society (ISSM), American Urologic Association (AUA), American Medical Association (AMA), and a member of the editorial Board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine and Current Health reports in Urology. His research interests include male and female function and dysfunction, in particular, the role of steroid hormones in sexual function.

Clinical Study to Evaluate the Ability of MUSE to Decrease Erectile Function Recovery Time in Post-Radical Prostatectomy Patient
08/01/2004 - 07/31/2005 (Co-PI)

Two-Piece Inflatable Penile Prosthesis (IPP) Trial of the Safety and Effectiveness of Mentor Two-Piece Penile Prosthesis In Patients Who are Undergoing Surgical Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction
05/01/2004 - 04/30/2005 (PI)
Mentor Corporation

Is PDE 5 Expression, Phosphorylation or Activity Regulated by Steroid Hormones in Penile Corpus Cavernosum Smooth Muscle?
11/01/2002 - 10/31/2003 (PI)
International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research (ISSIR)

Role of Androgens in Erectile Function
10/01/2001 - 09/30/2002 (PI)
Bayer AG

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  1. Gross MS, Reinstatler L, Henry GD, Honig SC, Stahl PJ, Burnett AL, Maria PP, Bennett NE, Kava BR, Kohler TS, Beilan JA, Carrion RE, Munarriz RM. Multicenter Investigation of Fungal Infections of Inflatable Penile Prostheses. J Sex Med. 2019 Jul; 16(7):1100-1105. PMID: 31255212.
  2. Pan S, Rodriguez D, Thirumavalavan N, Gross MS, Eid JF, Mulcahy J, Munarriz R. The Use of Antiseptic Solutions in the Prevention and Management of Penile Prosthesis Infections: A Review of the Cytotoxic and Microbiological Effects of Common Irrigation Solutions. J Sex Med. 2019 Jun; 16(6):781-790. PMID: 31146926.
  3. Gross MS, Vollstedt AJ, Cleves MA, Glina S, Honig SC, Perito P, Stahl PJ, Gayá MR, Gheiler E, Ralph DJ, Köhler T, Stember DS, Carrion R, Maria P, Brant WO, Garber B, Burnett AL, Eid JF, Henry GD, Munarriz R. Multicenter investigation on the influence of climate in penile prosthesis infection. Int J Impot Res. 2019 May 01. PMID: 31043705.
  4. Apoj M, Rodriguez D, Barbosa P, Pan S, Rajender A, Biebel M, Gross M, Munarriz R. Closed suction drain outputs at 12 and 24 hours after primary three-piece inflatable penile prosthesis surgery. Int J Impot Res. 2019 Mar 18. PMID: 30886327.
  5. Butaney M, Thirumavalavan N, Rodriguez D, Gross MS, Munarriz R. Current practice in the management of ischemic priapism: an anonymous survey of ISSM members. Int J Impot Res. 2019 Feb 04. PMID: 30718828.
  6. Carrasquillo RJ, Munarriz RM, Gross MS. Infection Prevention Considerations for Complex Penile Prosthesis Recipients. Curr Urol Rep. 2019 Feb 01; 20(3):12. PMID: 30707308.
  7. Rodriguez D, Li K, Apoj M, Munarriz R. Epidemiology of Penile Fractures in United States Emergency Departments: Access to Care Disparities May Lead to Suboptimal Outcomes. J Sex Med. 2019 Feb; 16(2):248-256. PMID: 30770071.
  8. Lipsky MJ, Onyeji I, Golan R, Munarriz R, Kashanian JA, Stember DS, Stahl PJ. Diabetes Is a Risk Factor for Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Infection: Analysis of a Large Statewide Database. Sex Med. 2019 Mar; 7(1):35-40. PMID: 30674445.
  9. Apoj M, Phillips EA, Pan S, Munarriz R. Distal corporoplasty using an autologous tunica in the management of penile prosthesis pseudo aneurysm. Urol Case Rep. 2019 Jan; 22:49-51. PMID: 30416968.
  10. Lentz AC, Rodríguez D, Davis LG, Apoj M, Kerfoot BP, Perito P, Henry G, Jones L, Carrion R, Mulcahy JJ, Munarriz R. Simulation Training in Penile Implant Surgery: Assessment of Surgical Confidence and Knowledge With Cadaveric Laboratory Training. Sex Med. 2018 Dec; 6(4):332-338. PMID: 30454614.
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