Jimena Cubillos, M.D.

Jimena Cubillos, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 656
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 273-1070

Professional Bio

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jimena Cubillos to the Division of Pediatric Urology here at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Cubilllos was born in Bogota, Colombia and emigrated to the United States as a small child. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and her Doctorate in Medicine, both from the University of Rochester.

In medical school, Dr. Cubillos participated in basic nephrologic research, with her clinical interests gravitating to surgery and caring for children. Following surgery and urology residencies at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, she completed a two-year fellowship in pediatric urology at Long Island Jewish/Schneider Children's Hospital, serving as attending pediatric urologist at Metropolitan Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Cubillos brings expertise in minimally invasive, laparoscopic and robotic pediatric urology to our division. She is fluent in Spanish, as well as American Sign Language and is passionate to improve outreach to both of these communities

Awards & Honors (National)

National Hispanic Medical Association Honors for Leadership on the Council of Medical Societies | National Hispanic Medical Association | Washington, D.C. 2012 - 2012

Recent Journal Articles

Cubillos J, George A, Gitlin J, Palmer LS. "Tailored Sutureless Meatoplasty – A New Technique for Correcting Meatal Stenosis". J Ped Uro. 2012; 8(1): 92.
Krill A, Cubillos J, Gitlin J, Palmer LS. "Abdominopelvic ultrasound: a cost-effective way to diagnose solitary kidney". J Urol. 2012; 187(6):220.
Cubillos J, Palmer JS, Friedman SC, Freyle J, Lowe FC, Palmer LS. "Familial Testicular Torsion". J Uro. 2011; 185(6 suppl): 2469.
Cubillos J, Reda EF, Gitlin J, Zelkovic P, Palmer LS. "A Conservative Approach to Testicular Rupture in Adolescent Boys". J Uro. 2010; 184: 1733.
Kirby RJ, Jin Y, Fu J, Cubillos J, Swertfeger D, Arend LJ. "Dynamic regulation of sphingosine-1-phosphate homeostasis during development of mouse metanephric kidney". Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2009; 296: 634.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Urology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)


Urology - American Board of Urology


MD | Medicine | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry2003
BA | Religion | University of Rochester1997

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Urology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center07/01/2008 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Urology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/2004 - 06/30/2008
Internship in General Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004