Ryan P Smith

Ryan P Smith, MD

Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
Primary Location:
Urology Clinic

500 Ray C. Hunt Dr.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Secondary Locations:


Research Interests:

Male infertility

Clinical Practice:
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Testicular Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Male Infertility Treatments, Penile Implant, Peyronie's Disease, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Low Testosterone, Urology, Transgender Services, Prostate Services


Associate Professor

Ryan P. Smith, MD, (pronouns: he/him) is a urologic microsurgeon specializing in treating male infertility and men’s health. Smith attended the University of Virginia for medical school and his urology residency. He went on to pursue a fellowship in male reproductive medicine and surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas

Board-certified by the American Board of Urology, Smith returned to UVA in 2013 to join the urology faculty. He is co-director of the andrology fellowship at UVA, which provides training for future leaders in male fertility and men’s health. He also serves as the urology clerkship director and associate program director for the urology residency.

Smith has special interest and expertise in andrology, including male infertility and fertility preservation, low testosterone, varicocele repair, sperm extraction, erectile dysfunction, vasectomy and vasectomy reversal.

In addition to his clinical duties, Smith speaks regularly on topics related to men’s health and infertility and contributes to clinical and basic science research in these fields. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and five children.

  • 2020 UVA Outstanding Patient Care Award

  • 2020 AUA National Meeting Early Career Research Showcase Award

  • 2018 Physician of the Quarter, UVA Outpatient Surgery Center

  • 2017 Bedside Manner Award, Honorable Mention, Our Health Magazine

  • 2017 Resident Teaching Award, UVA Department of Urology 

  • 2015 CREST Scholar: Clinical Research/Reproductive Scientist Training, Duke University and American Society of Reproductive Medicine 

  • 2015 American Society of Reproductive Medicine 

  • 2011 Society for the Study of Male Reproduction and SMSNA Men’s Health Traveling Fellow

  • 2010 Society for Male Reproduction and Urology Traveling Scholar

  • 2007 Gold Humanism in Medicine Honor Society: University of Virginia 


University of VA School of Medicine 2007
University of VA School of Medicine (General Surgery Internship; Urology Residency)
Baylor College of Medicine (Male Reproductive Medicine and Surgery)