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 9/10/2019

    Rodríguez D, Thirumavalavan N, Pan S, Apoj M, Butaney M, Gross MS, Munarriz R. Epidemiology of genitourinary foreign bodies in the united states emergency room setting and its association with mental health disorders. Int J Impot Res. 2019 Sep 10. PMID: 31506609.

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  • Published on 9/6/2019

    Swanton AR, Munarriz RM, Gross MS. Updates in penile prosthesis infections. Asian J Androl. 2019 Sep 06. PMID: 31489848.

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  • Published on 9/3/2019

    Bearelly P, Phillips EA, Pan S, O'Brien K, Asher K, Martinez D, Munarriz R. Long-term intracavernosal injection therapy: treatment efficacy and patient satisfaction. Int J Impot Res. 2019 Sep 03. PMID: 31477852.

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  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Pan S, D'Amico MJ, Munarriz R. Surgical management of retained needle in a transgender woman's phallus. Can J Urol. 2019 Aug; 26(4):9867-9870. PMID: 31469645.

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  • Published on 7/17/2019

    Rezaee ME, Ward CE, Brandes ER, Munarriz RM, Gross MS. A Review of Economic Evaluations of Erectile Dysfunction Therapies. Sex Med Rev. 2019 Jul 17. PMID: 31326359.

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  • Published on 7/1/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 6/1/2019

    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.

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  • Published on 5/1/2019

    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.

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  • 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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