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Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA)
May 13, 2022


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Welcome Message

Welcome! This year’s 27th Annual Scientific Program of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA) at the AUA in New Orleans will be held on Friday, May 13th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. We will again feature outstanding state-of-the-art lectures and engaging sessions on a variety of sexual medicine topics given by leading experts and new to the program is a session on diversity and sexual orientation, featuring expert speakers discussing transgender surgery and cancer survivorship in homosexual men. Also included are talks on new innovations in the diagnosis and management of common conditions such as erectile dysfunction (ED), Peyronie’s disease, priapism, and orgasmic dysfunction.

Our 3 state-of-the-art lectures will include Dr. Stacy Loeb discussing the use of social media in sexual medicine, Dr. Kelvin Davies lecturing on cavernous nerve regeneration following radical prostatectomy, and Dr. Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad giving the Ira Sharlip Lecture on “Telemedicine in Sexual Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities.”

Significant interest in the use of restorative therapies, such as shockwave therapy to treat ED, led the SMSNA to issue a position Statement in 2018 that declared that restorative therapies should be considered investigational until appropriate research studies have been conducted. In 2021, the SMSNA updated its position statement, and these new recommendations will be highlighted. In addition, a symposium on shockwave therapy discusses controversial topics, such as whether offering and charging for shockwave therapy to treat ED is ethical and which shockwave devices offer the best results in treating ED.

Surgical treatments for ED have always been of great interest to attendees. This year, we will hold a session on controversial surgeries in sexual medicine, including an in-depth discussion on subcutaneous penile implants, penile fillers/girth enhancers, and vaginal rejuvenation procedures. Lectures will also include tips and tricks on how to surgically manage complicated conditions associated with penile implants and cutting-edge lectures on preventing surgical infection and improving patient satisfaction after surgery.

As orgasmic disorders may be challenging to treat, we will have a session with renowned speakers in this field to provide up-to-date information on delayed orgasm/anorgasmia, climacturia, and premature ejaculation. An additional lecture discusses the diagnosis and treatment of male neurogenic sexual dysfunction.

We welcome all health care professionals, including physicians, mental health providers, advanced practice providers, allied health professionals, and scientific researchers to join us. The SMSNA is proud to promote this engaging, scholarly, and diverse program. I look forward to welcoming you personally in New Orleans.


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Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH
SMSNA President-Elect


Grand Ballroom A @ Hilton New Orleans Riverside

Friday, May 13, 2022
08:00 a.m. - 08:05 a.m.
Presidential Welcome
Speaker: Serge Carrier, MD, FRCS(C), MMgmt
08:05 a.m. - 08:10 a.m.
CME Activity Announcements
Speaker: Mohit Khera, MD
08:10 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
Session 1 – Hormonal and Medical Therapies
Moderators: Carlo Bettocchi, MD, FECSM & Mohit Khera, MD
08:10 a.m. - 08:20 a.m.
Which Testosterone Therapy is Best for My Patient?
Speaker: Faysal Yafi, MD, FRCSC
08:20 a.m. - 08:30 a.m.
Penile Traction Therapy and Vacuum Devices in 2021 – When to Use and What to Expect
Speaker: Matthew Ziegelmann, MD
08:30 a.m. - 08:40 a.m.
Sleep Apnea and Men’s Health
Speaker: John Mulhall, MD
08:40 a.m. - 08:50 a.m.
08:50 a.m. - 09:00 a.m.
Sexual Dysfunction in Patients with Mental Health Disorders
Speaker: Daniela Wittmann, PhD, LMSW
09:00 a.m. - 09:10 a.m.
Sexual Supplements: Understanding Their Safety and Afficacy
Speaker: Lawrence Jenkins, MD, MBA
09:10 a.m. - 09:20 a.m.
09:20 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.
09:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
Session 2 - Surgical Therapies
Moderators: Rafael Carrion, MD & Ashley Tapscott, MD
09:40 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
What is the Best Way to Treat Hourglass Deformity? - Extra-Tunical Wrap
Speaker: Alan Shindel, MD
09:40 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
What is the Best Way to Treat Hourglass Deformity? - Excision and Grafting
Speaker: Justin Parker, MD
09:40 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
What is the Best Way to Treat Hourglass Deformity? - Collagenase
Speaker: Jessie Mills, MD
10:05 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Controversial Surgeries in Sexual Medicine - Subcutaneous Penile Implants
Speaker: Laurence Levine, MD
10:15 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Controversial Surgeries in Sexual Medicine - Penile Fillers and Girth Enhancers
Speaker: Run Wang, MD, FACS
10:15 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.
Controversial Surgeries in Sexual Medicine - Labiaplasty, Vaginal Rejuvenation and Other Female Cosmetic Sexual Procedures
Speaker: Barbara Chubak, MD
10:40 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
10:50 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
The Impact of Penile Implant Surgery on Patient and Partner Satisfaction?
Speaker: Christian Nelson, PhD
11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
Diagnosis and Management of Penile Fracture
Speaker: Omer Raheem, MD
11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
IPP: Tricks and Tips - SST/Floppy Glans
Speaker: Steven Wilson, MD
11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
IPP: Tricks and Tips - Implant Checklist Prior to Surgery (IPPPLAN)
Speaker: Tobias Kohler, MD
11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.
SUPS Presidential Lecture - Infection Prevention Strategies in Prosthetic Urology: Where are We Now, and What's Coming?
Speaker: Ricardo Munarriz, MD
11:50 a.m. - 01:00 p.m.
Industry Sponsored Lunch Symposium
01:00 p.m. - 01:50 p.m.
Session 3 – Low Intensity Shockwave Therapy: Where Are We Today?
Moderators: Thomas Masterson, MD & Luiz Otavio Torres, MD
01:00 p.m. - 01:10 p.m.
Electromagnetic vs Electrohydraulic: Best for LIST?
Speaker: Ranjith Ramasamy, MD
01:10 p.m. - 01:30 p.m.
Shockwave Therapy – Is it Ethical to Offer and Charge for Erectile Dysfunction or other Sexual Dysfunctions? - Pros & Cons
Moderator: James Hotaling, MD
Speakers: Gerald Brock, MD & Gregory Broderick, MD
01:30 p.m. - 01:40 p.m.
AUA White Paper Update: LIST
Speaker: Trinity Bivalacqua, MD, PhD
01:40 p.m. - 01:50 p.m.
01:50 p.m. - 02:40 p.m.
Session 4 – Ejaculatory & Pelvic Dysfunction
Moderators: Petar Bajic, MD & Wayne Hellstrom, MD
01:50 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.
Changing Paradigms in the Diagnosis and Management of Orgasmic Disorders - Delayed Orgasmia
Speaker: Landon Trost, MD
01:50 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.
Changing Paradigms in the Diagnosis and Management of Orgasmic Disorders - Climacturia
Speaker: Lawrence Hakim, MD, FACS
01:50 p.m. - 02:20 p.m.
Changing Paradigms in the Diagnosis and Management of Orgasmic Disorders - Premature Ejaculation
Speaker: Alan Shindel, MD
02:20 p.m. - 02:30 p.m.
Diagnosing and Treating Male Neurogenic Sexual Dysfunction
Speaker: Stacy Elliott, MD
02:30 p.m. - 02:40 p.m.
02:40 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.
03:00 p.m. - 03:55 p.m.
Session 5 – State of the Art Lectures
Moderators: Nelson Bennett Jr., MD, FACS & Helen Bernie, DO, MPH
03:00 p.m. - 03:15 p.m.
Priapism: Optimal Management and Prevention and New AUA Guidelines
Speaker: Arthur Burnett, MD
03:15 p.m. - 03:30 p.m.
How to Use Social Media in Sexual Medicine
Speaker: Stacy Loeb, MD
03:30 p.m. - 03:45 p.m.
Chronic Erectile Dysfunction After Prostatectomy: A Race Against Time Between Cavernous Nerve Regeneration Versus Irreversible Changes to the Penile Architecture
Speaker: Kelvin Davies, MSc, PhD
03:45 p.m. - 03:55 p.m.
03:55 p.m. - 04:10 p.m.
Session 6 - The Ira Sharlip Lecture - Telemedicine and Us: Challenges and Opportunities
Moderators: Serge Carrier, MD, FRCS(C), MMgmt & Ira Sharlip, MD
Speaker: Hossein Sadeghi-Nejad, MD, FACS
04:10 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Session 7 - Diversity and Sexual Orientation: Addressing Diversity in Patient's Sexual Orientation
Moderators: Gregory Broderick, MD & Amy Pearlman, MD
04:10 p.m. - 04:50 p.m.
Psychiatric Assessments/Support
Speaker: Annamaria Giraldi, MD, PhD, FECSM
04:10 p.m. - 04:50 p.m.
Surgery Male to Female
Speaker: Ethan Grober, MD, MEd, FRCSC
04:10 p.m. - 04:50 p.m.
Surgery Female to Male
Speaker: Maurice Garcia, MD, MAS
04:10 p.m. - 04:50 p.m.
Homosexual Men with Focus on Cancer Survivorship
Speaker: Raul Fernandez-Crespo, MD
04:50 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Speaker: Serge Carrier, MD, FRCS(C), MMgmt

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