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. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Rezaee ME, Johnson HA, Munarriz RM, Gross MS. Bibliometric Analysis of Erectile Dysfunction Publications in Urology and Sexual Medicine Journals. J Sex Med. 2018 Oct; 15(10):1426-1433. PMID: 30219665.
  4. Thirumavalavan N, Gross MS, Munarriz R. Techniques of Ectopic Reservoir Placement and Their Pitfalls. J Sex Med. 2017 Nov; 14(11):1451-1454. PMID: 28993147.
  5. Shah BB, Baumgarten AS, Morgan K, Beilan JA, Bickell M, Munarriz R, Parker J, Carrion R. V-Neck Technique: A Novel Improvement to the Infra-Pubic Placement of an Inflatable Penile Implant. J Sex Med. 2017 Jul; 14(7):870-875. PMID: 28546066.
  6. Gross MS, Phillips EA, Carrasquillo RJ, Thornton A, Greenfield JM, Levine LA, Alukal JP, Conners WP, Glina S, Tanrikut C, Honig SC, Becher EF, Bennett NE, Wang R, Perito PE, Stahl PJ, Rosselló Gayá M, Rosselló Barbará M, Cedeno JD, Gheiler EL, Kalejaiye O, Ralph DJ, Köhler TS, Stember DS, Carrion RE, Maria PP, Brant WO, Bickell MW, Garber BB, Pineda M, Burnett AL, Eid JF, Henry GD, Munarriz RM. Multicenter Investigation of the Micro-Organisms Involved in Penile Prosthesis Infection: An Analysis of the Efficacy of the AUA and EAU Guidelines for Penile Prosthesis Prophylaxis. J Sex Med. 2017 Mar; 14(3):455-463. PMID: 28189561; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2017.01.007;.
  7. Trost LW, Munarriz R, Wang R, Morey A, Levine L. External Mechanical Devices and Vascular Surgery for Erectile Dysfunction. J Sex Med. 2016 Nov; 13(11):1579-1617. PMID: 27770853; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.09.008;.
  8. Ridyard DG, Phillips EA, Vincent W, Munarriz R. Use of High-Dose Phenylephrine in the Treatment of Ischemic Priapism: Five-Year Experience at a Single Institution. J Sex Med. 2016 Nov; 13(11):1704-1707. PMID: 27692841; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.09.010;.
  9. Balen A, Gross MS, Phillips EA, Henry GD, Munarriz R. Active Polysubstance Abuse Concurrent With Surgery as a Possible Newly Identified Infection Risk Factor in Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Placement Based on a Retrospective Analysis of Health and Socioeconomic Factors. J Sex Med. 2016 Apr; 13(4):697-701. PMID: 26928774; DOI: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2016.01.010;.
  10. Gross MS, Phillips EA, Balen A, Eid JF, Yang C, Simon R, Martinez D, Carrion R, Perito P, Levine L, Greenfield J, Munarriz R. The Malleable Implant Salvage Technique: Infection Outcomes after Mulcahy Salvage Procedure and Replacement of Infected Inflatable Penile Prosthesis with Malleable Prosthesis. J Urol. 2016 Mar; 195(3):694-7. PMID: 26343986; DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.08.091;.
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