Maurice M. Garcia, MD, MAS

Title(s)Associate Professor, Urology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address400 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA 94117
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    University of California, San FranciscoM.A.S. in Clinical Research2010 Graduate Division (Advance Training in Clinical Research)
    Georgetown UniversityM.D.2000School of Medicine

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    Bladder Fiducial Markers and Diffusion-MRI to Optimize Bladder Chemo-Radiotherapy
    NIH R01CA201709Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Use of OET to assess mouse preimplantation quality for uterine transfer
    NIH K08HD069462Sep 24, 2011 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Feminising hormone therapy reduces testicular ACE-2 receptor expression: Implications for treatment or prevention of COVID-19 infection in men. Andrologia. 2021 Sep 13; e14186. Masterson JM, Bui C, Zhang Y, Yuan X, Huynh C, Jawanda H, Hasan W, Tourtellotte W, Luthringer D, Garcia MM. PMID: 34514615.
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    2. Options for Masculinizing Genital Gender Affirming Surgery: A Critical Review of the Literature and Perspectives for Future Directions. Sex Med Rev. 2021 Oct; 9(4):605-618. Walton AB, Hellstrom WJG, Garcia MM. PMID: 34493480.
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    3. Requirement of mental health referral letters for staged and revision genital gender-affirming surgeries: An unsanctioned barrier to care. Andrology. 2021 May 07. Yuan N, Chung T, Ray EC, Sioni C, Jimenez-Eichelberger A, Garcia MM. PMID: 33960709.
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    4. Which U.S. States' Medicaid Programs Provide Coverage for Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy and Gender-Affirming Genital Surgery for Transgender Patients?: A State-by-State Review, and a Study Detailing the Patient Experience to Confirm Coverage of Services. J Sex Med. 2021 02; 18(2):410-422. Zaliznyak M, Jung EE, Bresee C, Garcia MM. PMID: 33422448.
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    5. Cancer screening in the transgender population: a review of current guidelines, best practices, and a proposed care model. Transl Androl Urol. 2020 Dec; 9(6):2771-2785. Sterling J, Garcia MM. PMID: 33457249.
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    6. Use of right colon vaginoplasty in gender affirming surgery: proposed advantages, review of technique, and outcomes. Surg Endosc. 2021 Oct; 35(10):5643-5654. Garcia MM, Shen W, Zhu R, Stettler I, Zaliznyak M, Barnajian M, Cohen J, Sarin A, Nasseri Y. PMID: 33051762.
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    7. How Accessible Is Genital Gender-Affirming Surgery for Transgender Patients With Commercial and Public Health Insurance in the United States? Results of a Patient-Modeled Search for Services and a Survey of Providers. Sex Med. 2020 Dec; 8(4):664-672. Terris-Feldman A, Chen A, Poudrier G, Garcia M. PMID: 33023854.
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    8. Catheter Balloon-trauma: Design, Development, and Ex-vivo Studies Using Intact Human Penis Specimens. Urology. 2020 Dec; 146:287-292. Zhao H, Aaronson DS, Chen A, Garcia MM. PMID: 32888984.
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    9. Age at First Experience of Gender Dysphoria Among Transgender Adults Seeking Gender-Affirming Surgery. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 03 02; 3(3):e201236. Zaliznyak M, Bresee C, Garcia MM. PMID: 32176303.
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    10. Fertility preservation options for transgender individuals. Transl Androl Urol. 2020 Mar; 9(Suppl 2):S215-S226. Sterling J, Garcia MM. PMID: 32257862.
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    11. Cardiovascular implications of gender-affirming hormone treatment in the transgender population. Maturitas. 2019 Nov; 129:45-49. Dutra E, Lee J, Torbati T, Garcia M, Merz CNB, Shufelt C. PMID: 31547912.
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    12. Sexual Function After Shallow and Full-Depth Vaginoplasty: Challenges, Clinical Findings, and Treatment Strategies- Urologic Perspectives. Clin Plast Surg. 2018 Jul; 45(3):437-446. Garcia MM. PMID: 29908633.
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    13. How Big is Too Big? The Girth of Bestselling Insertive Sex Toys to Guide Maximal Neophallus Dimensions. J Sex Med. 2017 11; 14(11):1455-1461. Isaacson D, Aghili R, Wongwittavas N, Garcia M. PMID: 29110808.
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    14. Up and Away: Five Decades of Urologic Investigation in Microgravity. Urology. 2017 08; 106:18-25. Leapman MS, Jones JA, Coutinho K, Sagalovich D, Garcia MM, Olsson CA, Stock JA. PMID: 28495507.
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    15. Mucosal stromal fibroblasts markedly enhance HIV infection of CD4+ T cells. PLoS Pathog. 2017 02; 13(2):e1006163. Neidleman JA, Chen JC, Kohgadai N, Müller JA, Laustsen A, Thavachelvam K, Jang KS, Stürzel CM, Jones JJ, Ochsenbauer C, Chitre A, Somsouk M, Garcia MM, Smith JF, Greenblatt RM, Münch J, Jakobsen MR, Giudice LC, Greene WC, Roan NR. PMID: 28207890.
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    16. Sex, Gender, and Transgender: Metabolic Impact of Cross Hormone Therapy. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2017; 1043:611-627. de Souza Santos R, Frank AP, Nelson MD, Garcia MM, Palmer BF, Clegg DJ. PMID: 29224113.
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    17. Correction: Endoscopic Gold Fiducial Marker Placement into the Bladder Wall to Optimize Radiotherapy Targeting for Bladder-Preserving Management of Muscle-Invasive Bladder Cancer: Feasibility and Initial Outcomes. PLoS One. 2016; 11(10):e0164558. Garcia MM, Gottschalk AR, Brajtbord J, Konety BR, Meng MV, Roach M, Carroll PR. PMID: 27711167.
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    18. A Randomized Study of Intraoperative Autologous Retropubic Urethral Sling on Urinary Control after Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. J Urol. 2017 02; 197(2):369-375. Nguyen HG, Punnen S, Cowan JE, Leapman M, Cary C, Welty C, Weinberg V, Cooperberg MR, Meng MV, Greene KL, Garcia M, Carroll PR. PMID: 27693447.
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    19. Laser hair removal for genital gender affirming surgery. Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Jun; 5(3):381-7. Zhang WR, Garrett GL, Arron ST, Garcia MM. PMID: 27298787.
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    20. Men's health and transgender surgery: a urologist's perspective. Transl Androl Urol. 2016 Apr; 5(2):225-7. Garcia MM. PMID: 27141451.
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    21. Editorial Comment. Urology. 2015 Dec; 86(6):1135. Garcia MM. PMID: 26719117.
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    22. Editorial comment. Urology. 2014 Oct; 84(4):983.e8-9. Garcia MM. PMID: 25260466.
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    23. Overall satisfaction, sexual function, and the durability of neophallus dimensions following staged female to male genital gender confirming surgery: the Institute of Urology, London U.K. experience. Transl Androl Urol. 2014 Jun; 3(2):156-62. Garcia MM, Christopher NA, De Luca F, Spilotros M, Ralph DJ. PMID: 26816764.
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    24. Endoscopic gold fiducial marker placement into the bladder wall to optimize radiotherapy targeting for bladder-preserving management of muscle-invasive bladder cancer: feasibility and initial outcomes. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e89754. Garcia MM, Gottschalk AR, Brajtbord J, Konety BR, Meng MV, Roach M, Carroll PR. PMID: 24594774.
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    25. Should perioperative anticoagulation be an integral part of the priapism shunting procedure? Transl Androl Urol. 2013 Dec; 2(4):316-20. Lue TF, Garcia M. PMID: 26816745.
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    26. Predictive factors for worse pathological outcomes of upper tract urothelial carcinoma: experience from a nationwide high-volume centre in China. BJU Int. 2013 Nov; 112(7):917-24. Chen XP, Xiong GY, Li XS, Matin SF, Garcia M, Fang D, Wang TY, Yu W, Gong K, Song Y, He ZS, He Q, Zhou LQ. PMID: 23905945.
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    27. A pathophysiology-based approach to the management of early priapism. Asian J Androl. 2013 Jan; 15(1):20-6. Kovac JR, Mak SK, Garcia MM, Lue TF. PMID: 23202699.
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    28. Prognostic factors in Chinese patients with penile invasive squamous cell carcinoma. J Androl. 2012 Nov-Dec; 33(6):1276-81. Chen X, Li X, Garcia MM, Gong K, Song Y, He Z, Zhou L. PMID: 22744863.
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    29. Commentary on refractory ischemic priapism. Transl Androl Urol. 2012 Mar; 1(1):61-5. Garcia M, Porten S, Lue TF. PMID: 26813294.
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    30. Safer urethral catheters: how study of catheter balloon pressure and force can guide design. BJU Int. 2012 Apr; 109(7):1110-4. Wu AK, Blaschko SD, Garcia M, McAninch JW, Aaronson DS. PMID: 21871052.
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    31. The effect of adipose-derived stem cells on augmentation ileocystoplasty: A pilot study. Arab J Urol. 2011 Jun; 9(2):139-45. Harraz AM, Lin G, Banie L, Wang G, Shindel AW, Huang YC, Fandel TM, Garcia M, Lue TF, Lin CS. PMID: 26579286.
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    32. Cavernous nerve repair with allogenic adipose matrix and autologous adipose-derived stem cells. Urology. 2011 Jun; 77(6):1509.e1-8. Lin G, Albersen M, Harraz AM, Fandel TM, Garcia M, McGrath MH, Konety BR, Lue TF, Lin CS. PMID: 21492917.
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    33. National incidence and impact of noninfectious urethral catheter related complications on the Surgical Care Improvement Project. J Urol. 2011 May; 185(5):1756-60. Aaronson DS, Wu AK, Blaschko SD, McAninch JW, Garcia M. PMID: 21420117.
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    34. A noninvasive, motility independent, sperm sorting method and technology to identify and retrieve individual viable nonmotile sperm for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. J Urol. 2010 Dec; 184(6):2466-72. Garcia MM, Ohta AT, Walsh TJ, Vittinghof E, Lin G, Wu MC, Lue TF. PMID: 20952004.
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    35. Motile and non-motile sperm diagnostic manipulation using optoelectronic tweezers. Lab Chip. 2010 Dec 07; 10(23):3213-7. Ohta AT, Garcia M, Valley JK, Banie L, Hsu HY, Jamshidi A, Neale SL, Lue T, Wu MC. PMID: 20835428.
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    36. Preimplantation mouse embryo selection guided by light-induced dielectrophoresis. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 13; 5(4):e10160. Valley JK, Swinton P, Boscardin WJ, Lue TF, Rinaudo PF, Wu MC, Garcia MM. PMID: 20405021.
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    37. Erectogenic and neurotrophic effects of icariin, a purified extract of horny goat weed (Epimedium spp.) in vitro and in vivo. J Sex Med. 2010 Apr; 7(4 Pt 1):1518-28. Shindel AW, Xin ZC, Lin G, Fandel TM, Huang YC, Banie L, Breyer BN, Garcia MM, Lin CS, Lue TF. PMID: 20141584.
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    38. Adipose derived stem cells ameliorate hyperlipidemia associated detrusor overactivity in a rat model. J Urol. 2010 Mar; 183(3):1232-40. Huang YC, Shindel AW, Ning H, Lin G, Harraz AM, Wang G, Garcia M, Lue TF, Lin CS. PMID: 20096880.
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    39. Treatment of erectile dysfunction in the obese type 2 diabetic ZDF rat with adipose tissue-derived stem cells. J Sex Med. 2010 Jan; 7(1 Pt 1):89-98. Garcia MM, Fandel TM, Lin G, Shindel AW, Banie L, Lin CS, Lue TF. PMID: 20104670.
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    40. T-shaped shunt and intracavernous tunneling for prolonged ischemic priapism. J Urol. 2009 Apr; 181(4):1699-705. Brant WO, Garcia MM, Bella AJ, Chi T, Lue TF. PMID: 19233430.
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    41. Defining stem and progenitor cells within adipose tissue. Stem Cells Dev. 2008 Dec; 17(6):1053-63. Lin G, Garcia M, Ning H, Banie L, Guo YL, Lue TF, Lin CS. PMID: 18597617.
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    42. T-shunt with or without tunnelling for prolonged ischaemic priapism. BJU Int. 2008 Dec; 102(11):1754-64. Garcia MM, Shindel AW, Lue TF. PMID: 19035864.
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    43. Identification of an aberrant cell line among human adipose tissue-derived stem cell isolates. Differentiation. 2009 Feb; 77(2):172-80. Ning H, Liu G, Lin G, Garcia M, Li LC, Lue TF, Lin CS. PMID: 19281777.
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    44. Ejaculatory duct manometry in normal men and in patients with ejaculatory duct obstruction. J Urol. 2008 Jul; 180(1):255-60; discussion 260. Eisenberg ML, Walsh TJ, Garcia MM, Shinohara K, Turek PJ. PMID: 18499178.
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    45. Complications of porcine small intestine submucosa graft for Peyronie's disease. J Urol. 2007 Feb; 177(2):589-91. Breyer BN, Brant WO, Garcia MM, Bella AJ, Lue TF. PMID: 17222639.
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    46. Isolated septal fibrosis or hematoma--atypical Peyronie's disease? J Urol. 2007 Jan; 177(1):179-82; discussion 183. Brant WO, Bella AJ, Garcia MM, Tantiwongse K, Dean RC, Lue TF. PMID: 17162033.
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    47. Traditional Foley drainage systems--do they drain the bladder? J Urol. 2007 Jan; 177(1):203-7; discussion 207. Garcia MM, Gulati S, Liepmann D, Stackhouse GB, Greene K, Stoller ML. PMID: 17162043.
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    48. Nonoperative management outcomes of isolated urinary extravasation following renal lacerations due to external trauma. J Urol. 2006 Dec; 176(6 Pt 1):2494-7. Alsikafi NF, McAninch JW, Elliott SP, Garcia M. PMID: 17085140.
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    49. Upregulation of penile brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and activation of the JAK/STAT signalling pathway in the major pelvic ganglion of the rat after cavernous nerve transection. Eur Urol. 2007 Aug; 52(2):574-80. Bella AJ, Lin G, Garcia MM, Tantiwongse K, Brant WO, Lin CS, Lue TF. PMID: 17097800.
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    50. Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) acts primarily via the JAK/STAT pathway to promote neurite growth in the major pelvic ganglion of the rat: part I. J Sex Med. 2006 Sep; 3(5):815-820. Bella AJ, Lin G, Tantiwongse K, Garcia M, Lin CS, Brant W, Lue TF. PMID: 16942526.
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    51. The effect of intracavernosal growth differentiation factor-5 therapy in a rat model of cavernosal nerve injury. BJU Int. 2006 Sep; 98(3):632-6. Fandel TM, Bella AJ, Tantiwongse K, Garcia M, Nunes L, Thüroff JW, Tanagho EA, Pohl J, Lue TF. PMID: 16796696.
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    52. Surgical Atlas. Correction of Peyronie's disease: plaque incision and grafting. BJU Int. 2006 Jun; 97(6):1353-60. Brant WO, Bella AJ, Garcia MM, Tantiwongse K, Lue TF. PMID: 16686744.
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    53. Novel everting urologic access sheath: decreased axial forces during insertion. J Endourol. 2005 Dec; 19(10):1216-20. Rubenstein JN, Garcia M, Camargo AH, Joel AB, Stoller ML. PMID: 16359219.
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    54. Continent right colon reservoir using a cutaneous appendicostomy. Urology. 2004 Mar; 63(3):577-80; discussion 580-1. Stein JP, Daneshmand S, Dunn M, Garcia M, Lieskovsky G, Skinner DG. PMID: 15028464.
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