Rafael Carrion, MD

College Of Medicine Urology

Associate Professor, Urology, USF Morsani College of Medicine

Director, Sexual Medicine Program, Urology, USF

Residency Program Director, Urology, USF Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle STC 6
Tampa, FL 33606

Academic Email: rcarrion@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone: (813) 974-2201

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  • MD, University Of Miami, 1997

Research Interests

  • Dr. Carrion’s subspecialties are: Sexual Medicine, Neurourology, Peyronie’s Disease, Male Health, and General Urology. He is an active member in over 8 professional organizations, including the American Urological Association, Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and the Florida Urological Society. He has held and continues to hold important officer positions in several of these organizations. He has also been the recipient to several awards including the “AUA young leadership award.”
  • He has also been very productive in his scientific research with more than 40 original peer reviewed published manuscripts. He has over 75 abstracts to his credit which have been presented in local, regional, and international congresses. Dr. Carrion also has participated in Surgical Training symposiums both nationally and internationally. He has also hosted over 25 live surgery workshops at University of South Florida with or without adjunct cadaveric lab component.


  • AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (Leadership, 2012 - Present)
  • American Medical Association (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • Greater Tampa Bay Urological Society (Member, 2011 - Present)
  • International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • Editorial Board for the Springer Journal (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • Florida Urologic Society (Member, 2010 - Present)
  • American Society of Andrology (Member, 2009 - Present)
  • Peruvian American Medical Society (Member, 2009 - Present)
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America (Member, 2008 - Present)
  • AUA-Southeast Section (Member, 2007 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Henry, G.Hsiao, W.Hsaio, W.Karpman, E.Bella, AJ.Bella, AT.Carrion, R.Jones, L.Christine, B.Eisenhart, E.Cleves, MA.Kramer, A. A guide for inflatable penile prosthesis reservoir placement: pertinent anatomical measurements of the retropubic space. The journal of sexual medicine. 11(1) : 273-8, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24274160
  • Hakky, TS.Baumgarten, AS.Parker, J.Zheng, Y.Kongnyuy, M.Martinez, D.Carrion, RE. Penile rehabilitation: the evolutionary concept in the management of erectile dysfunction. Current urology reports. 15(4) : 393, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24578299
  • Simon, R.Hakky, TS.Henry, G.Perito, P.Martinez, D.Parker, J.Carrion, RE. Tips and tricks of inflatable penile prosthesis reservoir placement: a case presentation and discussion. The journal of sexual medicine. 11(5) : 1325-33, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24580751
  • Martinez, DR.Alhammali, E.Hakky, TS.Carrion, R. The "carrion cast": an intracavernosal antimicrobial cast for the treatment of infected penile implant. The journal of sexual medicine. 11(6) : 1355-8, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24905248
  • Hakky, TS.Ferguson, D.Spiess, PE.Bradley, P.Lue, TF.Carrion, RE. Three-dimensional mapping and comparative analysis of the distal human corpus cavernosum and the inflatable penile prosthesis. Asian journal of andrology. 15(4) : 567-70, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23542138
  • Swords, K.Martinez, DR.Lockhart, JL.Carrion, R. A preliminary report on the usage of an intracorporal antibiotic cast with synthetic high purity CaSO4 for the treatment of infected penile implant. The journal of sexual medicine. 10(4) : 1162-9, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23347377
  • Darouiche, RO.Bella, AJ.Boone, TB.Brock, G.Broderick, GA.Burnett, AL.Carrion, R.Carson, C.Christine, B.Dhabuwala, CB.Hakim, LS.Henry, G.Jones, LA.Khera, M.Montague, DK.Nehra, A. North American consensus document on infection of penile prostheses. Urology. 82(4) : 937-42, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23958508
  • Hakky, TS.Wilson, SK.Salem, EA.Parker, J.Carrion, R.Mulcahy, JJ. Subcoronal rod penile prosthesis placement with scrotoplasty. The journal of sexual medicine. 9(9) : 2202-5, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22947330
  • Martinez, D.Ercole, CE.Hakky, TS.Kramer, A.Carrion, R. Peyronie's Disease: Still a Surgical Disease. Advances in urology. 2012: 206284, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22956943
  • Hakky, TS.Suber, J.Henry, G.Smith, D.Bradley, P.Martinez, D.Carrion, RE. Penile enhancement procedures with simultaneous penile prosthesis placement. Advances in urology. 2012: 314612, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22811703
  • Martinez, DR.Mennie, PA.Carrion, R. Erectile function significant enough for penetration during sexual intercourse after removal of inflatable penile prosthesis. The journal of sexual medicine. 9(11) : 2938-42, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22905876


  • Leadership (AUA - 2009)