Ricardo M. Munarriz, MD

Associate Professor, Urology

Ricardo Munarriz


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.


  • Universidad Central de Venezuela, MD


  • Published on 3/18/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 2/4/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 1/21/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 10/25/2018

    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.

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  • Published on 10/24/2018

    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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  • Published on 9/12/2018

    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.

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  • Published on 10/6/2017

    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.

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  • Published on 5/22/2017

    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.

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