Keila Muniz, MD

Keila S Muniz, MD

Urogynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Primary Contact

315-703-5050

Services & Specialties

Areas of Specialization

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Urogynecology

Locations & Contact

Primary Location

Medical Office

104 Union Ave
Ste 804
Syracuse , NY 13203

About

Dr. Keila Muñiz has extensive training in urogynecology and reconstructive surgery. Her expertise includes diagnosing and treating pelvic floor disorders, stress and urinary incontinence and uterine prolapse. Dr. Muñiz’s research interests mirror her clinical practice and include identifying risk factors for pelvic floor dysfunction and creating interventions to improve knowledge of pelvic floor disorders. Dr. Muñiz is bilingual in English and Spanish and is passionate about global health, having participated in surgical gynecologic trips to El Salvador and the Dominican Republic. Dr. Muñiz strives to provide quality and compassionate care to women. She empowers patients to actively participate in their care in order to create an individualized treatment plan.
 

Videos

Cycle of Health | Women's Health | Season 13 | Episode 3 | WCNY

Wellness Wednesday: the topic that doesn’t have to be taboo. Are you suffering from
this? You’re not alone! | WSYR (localsyr.com)

Publications

Research & Publications

Muñiz KS, Wainger J, Diaz S, Mgboji GE, Yanek LR, Pandya PR, Kikuchi JY, Patterson D, Chen CCG, Blomquist J, Jacobs S, Handa VL. Obstructed defecation syndrome in the first week after pelvic reconstructive surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2022 Jan 3. doi: 10.1007/s00192 021-04978-6. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34977953.

Muñiz KS, Cedeño K, Carson KA, Pandya PR, Kikuchi J, Patterson D, Blomquist J, Jacobs S, Chi Chiung GC. Validation of a Spanish Version of the Prolapse and Incontinence Knowledge Questionnaire. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 Nov 1;27(11):701-705. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000001027. PMID: 34149019; PMCID: PMC8550994.

Kikuchi JY, Muñiz KS, Handa VL. Surgical Repair of the Genital Hiatus: A Narrative Review. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Aug;32(8):2111-2117. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04680-7. Epub 2021 Feb 19. PMID: 33606054.

Muñiz KS, Pilkinton M, Winkler HA, Shalom DF. Prevalence of stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency in patients with stage IV pelvic organ prolapse. J Obstet Gynaecol Res. 2021 Feb;47(2):640-644. doi: 10.1111/jog.14574. Epub 2020 Nov 17. PMID: 33205578.

Muñiz KS, Voegtline K, Olson S, Handa V. The role of the genital hiatus and prolapse symptom bother. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Apr;32(4):829-834. doi: 10.1007/s00192-020-04569-x. Epub 2020 Oct 20. PMID: 33079211.

Manuelyan Z, Siomara Muñiz K, Stein E. Common Urinary and Bowel Disorders in the Geriatric Population. Med Clin North Am. 2020 Sep;104(5):827-842. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2020.06.009. PMID: 32773048.

Lin, JF, Muñiz, K, Sukumvanich, P, Gehrig, P, Beriwal, S, Kelley, JL, Edwards, RP, Olawaiye, AB. Survival advantage associated with multimodal therapy in women with node-positive (stage-IIIC) uterine papillary serous carcinoma: a National Cancer Database study. BJOG 2016; 123: 1846– 1852.

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood in the urine (hematuria)
  • Complications from previous pelvic surgical procedures
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Pelvic pain syndromes, including interstitial cystitis and dyspareunia
  • Postpartum pelvic floor issues including wound healing
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Urethral diverticulum and other vaginal masses
  • Urinary incontinence including stress incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary frequency, nocturia and urgency urinary incontinence
  • Urinary or anal fistulas
  • Urinary retention

Procedures Performed

  • Office cystoscopy for bladder evaluations
  • Trigger point injections, bladder instillations and hydrodistension for pelvic pain
  • Pessary fitting for prolapse and incontinence
  • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) for overactive bladder

Education & Certifications

Education

Medical School:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Residency:
Hofstra North Shore- LIJ

Fellowship:
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Provider Ratings

The following ratings and reviews are based on verified feedback collected from independently administered patient experience surveys. The ratings and comments submitted by patients reflect their own views and opinions. Patient identities are withheld to ensure confidentiality and privacy. Learn More >

4.90 out of 5

(219 ratings)

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

83 Reviews

02/28/2024

I am very pleased with my care.

02/15/2024

It was very good

02/15/2024

I am grateful to have been referred to this practice. Thank you.

02/05/2024

Very professional

01/26/2024

The provider was excellent. I would have prefered that a medical student was not present on a very private physical exam !

01/24/2024

Amazing

01/24/2024

Attentive to my comments and questions

01/19/2024

All I got for the most part is how my previous md was under educated and like my previous urologist was not smart either. I am proud of her for her education but that doesn’t mean other providers that had practiced longer then she is old knows nothing

01/19/2024

The entire process was great. I felt well prepared for the sugery and everything went smoothly.

01/17/2024

Dr Muniz is an expert in her field and is driven to support women's urogynecological health during all phases of life!

01/15/2024

I have a great deal of confidence in Dr Muniz to care for me.

01/15/2024

Dr. Muniz is very thorough, compassionate and interested in helpong me the best she can. Spends time in office and uses a variety of ways to show and explain things. LOVE HER!!!

01/12/2024

I would highly recommend Dr. Muniz

01/10/2024

Dr. Muniz made me a little more at ease regarding my upcoming surgery.

01/05/2024

Very Kind & compassionate

01/04/2024

Awesome nurses!

12/22/2023

Made me feel comfortable

12/22/2023

Very satisfied with my visit. Confident in her abilities.

12/22/2023

She was great, I trusted her and felt very comfortable throughout the whole process. No complaints

12/21/2023

Everyone was been very helpful and explained things well.

12/20/2023

It was a very good experience

12/15/2023

Highly recommend.

12/15/2023

I feel very secure in treatment given and information given

12/14/2023

Gave me confidence that proposed treatment was best possible option!

12/14/2023

An excellent overall appointment.

12/08/2023

Great

12/08/2023

Excellent overall. Very compassionate & caring

12/06/2023

This provider and their staff continually demonstrate the gold standard on how care should be provided.

11/29/2023

She was excellent. I am glad that I was referred to her

11/29/2023

Dr. Muniz is a professional physician with lots of knowledge and expertise on over active bladder and has helped me with this problem. Excellent Dr.

11/25/2023

I was very happy with the results we talked extensively on what we could do for me and my issues and I'm very happy with the appointment

11/22/2023

She was patient with my many questions and knowledgeable.

11/22/2023

The office staff and nurses are friendly and efficient.

11/22/2023

Caring and concerned!

11/16/2023

I feel like I have a plan in place for my care that makes sense, for the first time in a very long time

11/11/2023

I'm amazed at Dr Muniz's schedule- 24/7 coverage for her patients.

11/10/2023

She takes time and doesn’t make you feel rushed out of the office.

11/09/2023

I've only seen Dr. Muniz a few times given my condition didn't warrant numerous visits - but I was very impressed that she had the recall on one of my concerns. Having a doctor that truly seemed interested in me as a person and just not a patient with a condition, meant a lot! She's great!

11/04/2023

Everything went welI was truly confident in her abilities and felt at complete ease about having the surgery and all my fears vanished away.

11/01/2023

I woukd not hesitate to recommend Dr. MUNIZ to my family and friends.

10/07/2023

Muniz. Fast factual in out done !

10/07/2023

Very good experience

10/06/2023

I just want to thank each and everyone at the office for all the wonderful care and genuine concern for my health. I never once was disappointed! God bless each and every one of you!

10/03/2023

La doctora Keila Muñiz MD es bien buena con ella me siento segura

09/30/2023

i AM VERY HAPPY THAT Dr. Keila Muniz came to Syracuse

09/22/2023

Answered all my questions, explained very well

09/21/2023

Pleasant

09/19/2023

I have know words awesome Dr.

09/07/2023

The doctor fit me into her schedule, which I really appreciated

09/06/2023

Great bedside manner, answered all of my questions thoroughly, very respectful and intelligent. I have great confidence in her.

08/25/2023

The Doctor was wonderful , treated me with respect and I am beyond grateful.

08/18/2023

I appreciate all that Dr. Muniz has done for me. Such a caring Dr!

08/16/2023

Made me feel like she actually cared that l get better.

08/15/2023

My Dr. Is very professional, and seems to be very knowledgeable in her field. She listened to my questions and made sure i understood her responses. I appreciate her patience and kindness and i feel confident that i will receive the best of quality care from her. As a patient i feel i am in good hands, i feel confident in her abilities as well as at ease when talking with her about my health concerns.

08/13/2023

Keep her at all costs

08/12/2023

I am pleased with all who are involved with the care.

08/11/2023

clear explanation of surgery and recovery expectations

08/08/2023

Very knowledgeable and great at explaining options for care

08/01/2023

The best thing I ever did!

07/29/2023

She is very knowledgable and takes her time to listen to you and addresses all your concerns very clearly

07/29/2023

I had a very good experience and would highly recommend this provider.

07/19/2023

Provides many options for my situation.

07/16/2023

Dr Nunez made me feel very comfortable and gave me hope for the future by explaining the different options available to treat my condition

07/13/2023

Experience was wonderful. Dr. went the extra mile in making sure I was cleared for surgery as I have heart issues.

07/13/2023

I am very happy I found this practice.

07/10/2023

The doctor was very supportive with the decision for the procedure to proceed. She understood how I felt and she listened. She was informative and very professional.

07/08/2023

I trust her judgement.

07/07/2023

She never gives up seeking alternatives for resolution … the best!

07/01/2023

I am very pleased with this practice

06/29/2023

I was very pleased with the care I received. Important information was obtained and shared without the need for additional visits. Unfortunately Dr. Muniz's schedule has a long waitlist due to her expertise and high quality care. The ancillary staff I encountered (office front-desk and nursing) were professional, friendly, and very efficient!

06/25/2023

She explained options and procedures also pros and cons

06/22/2023

Very pleased!

06/12/2023

I enjoy talking with my doctor and the staff is very friendly.

06/04/2023

Great experience

06/03/2023

Getting in to see Dr. Muniz took awhile. All appointments after being seen have been great

06/03/2023

Organized and clean environment

05/26/2023

Dr. Munrez is always so caring, cheerful cj and easy to talk to, she talks her time and is thorough She always goes above and beyond explaining medical treatment, concerns or procedure!

05/24/2023

My overall experience was excellent

05/24/2023

Dr. Muniz is very gentle and reassuring

05/18/2023

She is very kind, caring and professional. She is also very knowledgeable in her field

05/01/2023

I wish all Dr were like her

04/28/2023

Thumbs Up!

04/27/2023

She is an amazing Physician and I will see her as needed always!