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Department of Urology

Rafael Carrion, MD

Rafael Carrion, MD

Chair, College of Medicine Urology

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle STC 6
Tampa FL 33606

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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.”
  • Dr. Carrion has 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.


  • VPJU Editor (International Society for Sexual Medicine, 2020 - Present)
  • Leadership (AMERICAN UROLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 2012 - Present)
  • Member (Greater Tampa Bay Urological Society, 2011 - Present)
  • Member (American Medical Association, 2011 - Present)
  • Member (International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health, 2010 - Present)
  • Member (Editorial Board for the Springer Journal, 2010 - Present)
  • Member (Florida Urologic Society, 2010 - Present)
  • Member (American Society of Andrology, 2009 - Present)
  • Member (Peruvian American Medical Society, 2009 - Present)
  • Member (Sexual Medicine Society of North America, 2008 - Present)
  • Member (AUA-Southeast Section, 2007 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • 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. The journal of sexual medicine. 14(7) : 870-875, 2017.
  • Parker J, Bickell M, Carrion R. Future of Penile Implant Surgery. The journal of sexual medicine. 14(4) : 486-488, 2017.
  • 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. The journal of sexual medicine. 14(3) : 455-463, 2017.
  • Scovell JM, Ge L, Barrera EV, Wilson SK, Carrion RE, Hakky TS. Longitudinal and Horizontal Load Testing of Inflatable Penile Implant Cylinders of Two Manufacturers: An Ex Vivo Demonstration of Inflated Rigidity. The journal of sexual medicine. 13(11) : 1750-1757, 2016.
  • Bickell M, Beilan J, Wallen J, Wiegand L, Carrion R. Advances in Surgical Reconstructive Techniques in the Management of Penile, Urethral, and Scrotal Cancer. The Urologic clinics of North America. 43(4) : 545-559, 2016.
  • Dickey RM Srikishen N Lipshultz LI Spiess PE Carrion RE Hakky TS. Augmented reality assisted surgery: a urologic training tool. Asian J Androl.. 18(5) : 732-4, 2016.
  • Pryor MB Carrion R Wang R Henry G. Patient satisfaction and penile morphology changes with postoperative penile rehabilitation 2 years after Coloplast Titan prosthesis. Asian J Androl.. 18(5) : 754-8, 2016.
  • Beilan JA, Baumgarten AS, Bickell M, Parker J, Carrion RE. Suspected Penile Fracture After Xiaflex injection and Use of a VED. Urology. , 2016.
  • Baumgarten A Beilan J Bickell M Parker J Henry G Carrion R. Suprapubic Fat Pad Excision with Simultaneous Placement of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis. Video Journal of Prosthetic Urology. 2: 091., 2016.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Martinez D, Ercole CE, Hakky TS, Kramer A, Carrion R. Peyronie''s Disease: Still a Surgical Disease. Advances in Urology. 2012: 206284, 2012.
  • 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.
  • Rodríguez AR, Lockhart A, King J, Wiegand L, Carrion R, Ordorica R, Lockhart J. Cutaneous ureterostomy technique for adults and effects of ureteral stenting: an alternative to the ileal conduit. The Journal of Urology. 186(5) : 1939-43, 2011.
  • Rodriguez AR, Carrion RE. Antibiotic impregnated penile prosthesis. The Journal of Urology. 185(2) : 619, 2011.
  • Carrion R. Ventral phalloplasty. The Journal of Sexual Medicine. 7(9) : 2914-7, 2010.


  • Leadership (AUA - 2009)