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Board of Directors
2019 - 2020

Officers

  • President

    Rafael E. Carrion, MD Show More
    University of South Florida
    2 Tampa General Circle
    South Tampa Center, 6th Floor
    Tampa, FL 33606
  • President-Elect

    Ricardo M. Munarriz, MD Show More
    Boston Medical Center
    Urology Department
    725 Albany Street, Suite 3B
    Boston, MA 02118
  • Secretary

    Gerard D. Henry, MD Show More
    ArkLaTex Urology
    2449 Hospital Drive
    Suite 280
    Bossier City, LA 71111
  • Treasurer

    Paul E. Perito, MD Show More
    Coral Gables Hospital
    135 San Lorenzo Ave., Suite 540
    Coral Gables, FL 33146-1880
  • Immediate Past President

    LeRoy Alphonso Jones, Jr., MD Show More
    Urology San Antonio
    7909 Fredericksburg Rd.
    Suite 110
    San Antonio, TX 78229
  • Past President

    Ajay Nehra, MD Show More
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Dr. Ajay Nehra the Chairperson, Professor of Urology, and Director of Men’s Health for the Department of Urology at Rush University Medical Center. Prior to his affiliation at Rush, Dr. Nehra was the Professor of Urology and Director of Men’s Health at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN from July 1995 – April 2012. During his time at the Mayo Clinic, he developed the Men’s Health Center and expanded it on an international level. Dr. Nehra is internationally and nationally and internationally recognized expert in the field of Urology, Men’s Health, and Male Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility and Quality of Life Issues following a diagnosis of Prostate and Bladder Cancer. Dr. Nehra completed his medical training at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi, India. He completed his surgical training at Department of Surgery Malden Hospital Malden, MA, where he was a Surgical Transitional Intern and continued his surgical residency at the Department of Surgery Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA. In 1992-1993 he was the Chief Resident at the Department of Urology Maimonides Medical Center Brooklyn, NY. He was appointed to the American Foundation for Urologic Disease Research Scholar and from 1993-1955 completed his fellowship in Male Sexual Dysfunction and Infertility at the Department of Urology Boston University School of Medicine Boston, MA. Dr. Nehra is actively involved in numerous well renowned medical societies, including American Urological Association (AUA) and the North Central Section of the American Urological Association. Dr. Nehra has also contributed over 132 peer reviewed publications and over 25 book chapters. He is a Reviewer for over 9 international and national medical journals, including the Journal of Urology, the British Journal of Urology, and the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Dr. Nehra currently serves as Chair of the AUA Guidelines Committee for Erectile Dysfunction, International Liaison to India for the AUA, Associate Editor of the AUA News, Editor of the Journal of Men’s Health, and also as the President Elect of the International Society of Men’s Health.

  • Member at Large

    Shawn Blick, MD Show More
    ED Specialists of Arizona
    3815 E. Bell Road , Ste 3600
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    www.doctorblick.com
    Dr. Shawn Blick, M.D. is the founder and president of Valley Urologic Associates. He has practiced in Phoenix, Arizona for 19 years, and he was awarded TOP DOCTOR by Phoenix Magazine in 2009 and 2015. He completed his medical school training at Mount Sinai Medical School with honors, and he performed his residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. As a urologist in private practice, Dr. Blick has specialized in men’s health, erectile dysfunction, male incontinence, Peyronie’s Disease, and BPH (enlarged prostate). He is the founder of ED Specialists of Arizona (ed-specialists.com), a center of excellence for men’s health and penile implant surgery. In an attempt to raise community awareness about penile implants, he launched BeyondtheBluePill.com, a transformational radio marketing campaign that has allowed Dr. Blick to become widely recognized and within top 10 “penile implanters” in the United States. Most recently, Dr. Blick was chosen by Boston Scientific to be a National Center of Excellence for the training of Urologists all across the USA. Over many years, Dr. Blick has taught multiple courses on advanced techniques for penile prosthesis insertion, artificial urinary sphincters, and male slings.
  • Member at Large

    Martin Gross, MD Show More
    Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock
    590 Court Street
    Keene, NH 03431
    Martin Gross, MD is the Men's Health expert for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health care system. He is fellowship-trained in the diagnosis and treatment of erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, male stress incontinence, premature ejaculation, and hypogonadism. Dr. Gross is an accomplished researcher and has published multiple articles and book chapters. He sees patients at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical center in Lebanon, NH as well as Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH
  • SMSNA President

    Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD, FACS Show More
    Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School & Hackensack University Medical Center
    Hackensack University Medical Center
    20 Prospect Ave., #711
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    http://www.hsadeghi.com/
    Dr. Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine where he was the recipient of the Goodwin Commencement Prize. He received his medical doctorate from the McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Canada and served as an Intern and Resident in General Surgery at the University of California in San Francisco. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad completed his urological residency and fellowship training in Male Reproductive Medicine (infertility and erectile dysfunction) and microsurgery at the Boston University Medical Center under the auspices of Drs. Robert Krane, Irwin Goldstein, and Robert Oates. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad is Professor of Surgery / Urology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Chief of Urology at the New Jersey Veterans Affairs Hospitals, and the Director of the Center for Male Reproductive Medicine (private practice) at the Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad has served as a member of a global American Urological Association task force and has been selected for the last 9 editions of Castle Connolly's Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, New Jersey Monthly magazine’s "Best Doctors in New Jersey", and America’s Top Doctors (11th-14th eds.) since 2012. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad is certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Urological Association, The Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA- committee chairman), and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM). Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad has served as the Scientific Program Chairman for the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and is a member of the Board of Directors for SMSNA. In 2015, he was the recipient of SMSNA’s highest award, the Distinguished Service Award. He has also served as committee chairperson for the International Society of Sexual Medicine (Communications Committee) and the Society for Study of Male Reproduction (Website). Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad is the co-author of the American Urological Association Guidelines on Peyronie’s Disease. He is a scientific reviewer for numerous peer-reviewed journals and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Sexual Medicine. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad has been a participant in multiple Plenary Sessions of the American Urological Association Annual Meeting and is a co-author of the 2014 United States Surgeon General’s Report. From 2011 to 2015, he was a member of the Board of Directors of the NY Section of the American Urological Association as the New Jersey representative. Dr. Sadeghi-Nejad is a member of the American Urological Association Guidelines Panel, a group tasked with preparation of evidence-based practice guidelines for urologists in the United States. In September 2017, he was selected to serve on the examination committee of the American Board of Urology.
  • SMSNA Appointed Member at Large

    Lawrence S. Hakim, MD, FACS Show More
    Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Dept of Urology
    2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd.
    Weston, FL 33331-3609
  • SMSNA Appointed Member at Large

    Faysal A. Yafi, MD, FRCSC Show More
    University of California Irvine
    333 City Boulevard West
    Suite 2100
    Orange, CA 92868

Headquarter Office

  • Executive Director

    Heather Swanson Show More
    WJWeiser & Associates, Inc.
    1100 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 350
    Schaumburg, IL 60173