Kevin L Billups, M.D.
Kevin L Billups, M.D.

Associate Professor of Urology and Medicine
Director of the Men's Health & Vitality Program

Johns Hopkins Medicine
James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center 601 N. Caroline Street, Room 4068 Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Appointments: 410-955-6100

Office: 443-287-4378



Publications: Peer-reviewed Original Science Research Articles and Reviews
Free Access to abstracts at PubMed

  1. Billups KL, Tilman S, and Chang TSK."Alteration of Sperm Storage in the Epididymis and vas Deferens Following Ablation of the Inferior Mesenteric Plexus in the Rat". J Urol. 1990. 143:625-629.
  2. Billups KL, Tilman S, and Chang TSK."Reduction of Epididymal Sperm Motility Following Ablation of the Inferior Mesenteric Plexus in the Rat". Fertility and Sterility. 1990. 53(6):1076-1082.
  3. Costabile RA, Choyke PL, Frank JA, Girton ME, Diggs R, Billups KL, Moonen C and Desjardins C."Dynamic Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Testicular Perfusion in the Rat". J Urol. 1993. 149:1195-1197.
  4. Costabile RA, Choyke PL, Frank JA, Girton ME, Diggs R, Billups KL, Moonen C, and Desjardins, C."Variability of Ischemia During Spermatic Cord Torsion in the Rat". J Urol. 1994. 151, 1070-1072.
  5. Billups KL, Palladino MA, Hinton BT, and Sherley  JL. "Expression of E-selectin mRNA During Ischemia/reperfusion Injury". J Lab Clin Med. 1995. 125:626-633.
  6. Billups KL, Sherley JL, Palladino MA, Tindall JWM, and Roberts KP."Evidence for E-selectin Complement Regulatory Domain mRNA Splice Variants in the Rat". J Lab Clin Med. 1995. 126(6):580-587.
  7. Sundaram CP, Thomas W, Pryor LE, Sidi AA, Billups KL, and Pryor JL. 1997."Long- term  follow-up of Patients on Injection Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction". Urology. 1997. 49(6):932-935.
  8. Sundaram CP, Fernandes ET, Ercole C, and Billups KL. "Management of  Refractory Priapism with Penile Prostheses". Br J Urol. 1997. 79(4):659.
  9. Billups KL."Clinical Update: Impotence, What’s New in Treatment". Med J  Allina. 1997. 6(4):18-21.
  10. Polin RS, Bavbek M, Shaffrey ME, Billups K, Bogaev CA, Kassell NF, and Lee KS. "Detection of Soluble E-selectin, ICAM-1, VCAM-1, and L-selectin in the Cerebral Spinal Fluid of Patients After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage". J Neurosurg. 1998. Oct;89(4):559-567.
  11. Wilson SK, Delk JR, and Billups KL."Treating Symptoms of Female Sexual Arousal Disorder With the Eros-Clitoral Therapy Device". J Gend Specif Med. 2001. 4(2):50-58. 
  12. Billups KL, Berman L, Berman J, Metz ME, Glennon ME, and Goldstein I."A New Non-Pharmacological Vacuum Therapy for Female Sexual Dysfunction". J Sex Marital Ther. 2001. Oct-Dec;27(5):435-441.
  13. Berger R, Billups K, Brock G, Broderick GA, Dhabuwala CB, Goldstein I, Hakim LS, Hellstrom W, Honig S, Levine LA, Lue T, Munarriz R, Montague DK, Mulcahy JJ, Nehra A, Rogers ZR, Rosen R, Seftel AD, Shabsigh R, Steers W; AFUD Thought Leader Panel on Evaluation and Treatment of Priapism."Report of the American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD) Thought Leader Panel for Evaluation and Treatment of Priapism".  Int J Impot Res. 2001. Dec:13 Suppl 5:S39-43.
  14. Billups KL."The Role of Mechanical Devices in Treating Female Sexual Dysfunction and Enhancing the Female Sexual Response". World J Urol. 2002. 20:137-141. 
  15. Billups KL, Kaiser D, Wetterling R, Tsai M, Hanson N, and Bank A."Relation of C-Reactive Protein and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors To Penile Vascular Disease in Men With Erectile Dysfunction". Int J Impot Res. 2003. 15:231-236. 
  16. Kaiser DR, Billups K, Mason C, Wetterling R, Lundberg JL, and Bank AJ."Impaired Brachial Artery Endothelium Dependent and Independent Vasodilatation In Men With Erectile Dysfunction and No Other Clinical Cardiovascular Disease". J Am Coll Cardiol. 2004. 43:179-84.
  17. Billups KL.  Endothelial Dysfunction as a Common Link Between Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease. Current Sexual Health Reports. 2004. 1:137-141. 
  18.  Billups KL, Bank AJ, Padma-Nathan H, Katz SD, and Williams RA."Erectile Dysfunction is a Marker for  Cardiovascular Disease:  Results of the Minority Health Institute Expert Advisory Panel". Journal Sexual Medicine. 2005. 2:40-52.  
  19. Billups KL."Sexual Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease: Integrative Concepts and Strategies". Am J. Cardiol. 2005. 96[suppl]:57M-61M.
  20. Kostis JB, Jackson G, Rosen R, Barrett-Connor E, Billups K, Burnett AL, Carson C, Cheitlin M, Debusk R, Fonseca V, Ganz P, Goldstein I, Guay A, Hatzichristou D, Hollander JE, Hutter A, Katz S, Kloner RA, Mittleman M, Montorsi F, Montorsi P, Nehra A, Sadovsky R, and Shabsigh R."Sexual Dysfunction and Cardiac Risk:  The Second Princeton Consensus Conference". Am J Cardiol. 2005. 96:313-321.   
  21. Billups KL."Erectile Dysfunction as an Early Marker for Cardiovascular Disease". Geriatrics and Aging. 2005. 8(8):46-52.  
  22. Billups KL."Erectile Dysfunction As a Marker for Vascular Disease". Current Urology Reports. 2005. 6:439-444.
  23. Billups KL."Erectile dysfunction as an early indicator of cardiovascular and metabolic disease". Heart Metab. 2005. 28:5-9.   
  24. Billups KL."Erectile dysfunction as an early sign of cardiovascular disease". Int J Impot Res. 2005. 17[suppl 1]:S19-S24.
  25. Bank AJ, Kelly AS, Kaiser DR, Lundberg JL, Waxman B, Schow DA and Billups KL."The Effects of Quinapril and Atorvastatin on the Responsiveness to Sildenafil in Men with Erectile Dysfunction". Vascular Medicine. 2006. 11:251-257.
  26. Billups KL, Bank AJ, Padma-Nathan H, Katz SD, and Williams RA."Erectile Dysfunction as a Harbinger for Increased Cardiometabolic Risk". Int J Impot Res. 2008. May-Jun;20(3):236-42.
  27. Miner M and Billups KL."Erectile dysfunction and dyslipidemia: relevance and role of phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitors and statins". J Sex Med. 2008; May;5(5):1066-78.
  28. Billups KL, Miner MM, Wierzbicki AS and Jackson G."Gender-Based Cardiometabolic Risk Evaluation In Minority and Non-Minority Men: Grading the Evidence of Non-Traditional Determinants of Cardiovascular Risk". Int J Clin Prac. 2011; Feb;65(2):134-47.      
  29. Billups KL."Erectile Dysfunction and Testosterone Deficiency as Gender Specific Markers of Cardiometabolic Risk in Minority and Non-Minority Men: Potential Role of Social Determinants". J Men's Health. Journal of Men’s Health. 2012. 9(3):139-145.
  30. Ajay Nehra, MD; Graham Jackson, FRCP, FESC; Martin Miner, MD; Kevin L. Billups, MD; Arthur L. Burnett, MD, MBA; Jacques Buvat, MD; Culley C. Carson, MD; et al. "The Princeton III
    Consensus Recommendations for the Management of Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease". Mayo Clin Proc. 2012. 87(8):766-778.
  31. Ajay Nehra, Graham Jackson, Martin Miner, Kevin L. Billups, Arthur L. Burnett, et al. "Diagnosis and Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction for Reduction of Cardiovascular Risk". J Urol. June 2013.189:2031-2038 G. Jackson, A. Nehra, M. Miner, K.L. Billups,
  32. A.L. Burnett et al. "The assessment of vascular risk in men with erectile dysfunction: the role of the cardiologist and general physician". Int J Clin Pract.2013. November;67(11):116
  33. Miner M, Nehra A, Jackson G, Bhasin S, Billups K et al. "All Men with Vasculogenic Erectile Dysfunction Require a Cardiovascular Workup". Am J Med. 2014. Mar;127(3):174-82.
  34. Same RV, Miner MM, Blaha MJ, Feldman DI, Billups KL. "Erectile Dysfunction: an Early Sign of Cardiovascular Disease". Curr Cardiovasc Risk Rep. 2015. 9:49 DOI 10.1007/s12170-015-0477-y
  35. Shah NP, Cainzos-Achirica M, Feldman DI, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Miner MM, Billups KL, Blaha MJ. "Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Men with Vascular Erectile Dysfunction – The View of the Preventive Cardiologist". Am J Med. 2015 Oct 15. pii: S0002-9343(15)00924-9. doi:10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.08.038. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

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