- Research Interests:
- Clinical Practice:
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Testicular Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Infertility in Men, Penile Prosthesis, Peyronie's Disease, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, Testosterone Replacement Therapy, Low Testosterone, Men's Reproductive Health, Urology, Transgender Services, Prostate Health
- 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)