Culley C. Carson III, MD
Rhodes Distinguished Professor and Chief of Urology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chief of Urology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Culley C. Carson III, MD, is a Rhodes Distinguished Professor and Chief of Urology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Associate Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill.

Dr. Carson’s research is focused on prevention of infections in penile prostheses and histologic studies of Peyronie’s disease. He is currently principal investigator of a long-term follow-up study of inflatable penile prostheses. He also has studied the effects of apomorphine, sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil, and other drugs on ED.

Dr. Carson’s research is focused on prevention of infections in penile prostheses and histologic studies of Peyronie’s disease. He is currently principal investigator of a long-term follow-up study of inflatable penile prostheses. He also has studied the effects of apomorphine, sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil, and other drugs on ED.

A frequent contributor to the medical literature, Dr. Carson has written extensively on male sexual dysfunction, specifically, penile prosthesis infection, Peyronie’s disease, and complications of the vacuum erection device. His work has been published in journals, books, textbooks, monographs, and videotapes. In addition, Dr. Carson has developed several instruments and devices, including the Carson zero tip ureteral dilation balloon and the Goldwasser Carson renal tourniquet.

Dr. Carson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous medical organizations, including the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the American Fertility Society, the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, American Surgical Association, and the American Urological Association (AUA). He is Past President of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and the Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons, President of the National Foundation for Sexual Health Medicine, and Past President of the Southeast Section of the AUA. His editorial responsibilities are many; he is Editor in Chief of Contemporary Urology, Associate Editor of Journal of Men’s Health, an editorial board member for Journal of Sexual Medicine, British Journal of Urology International and Trends in Urology and Men’s Health(UK), and an editorial reviewer of Journal of Urology, Urology, Journal of Sexual Medicine,and International Journal of Impotence Research.