Juan J. Chipollini, MD

Assistant Professor, Urology
Academic Professional Bio: 

Dr. Chipollini is a urologic oncologist with the Division of Urology at the University of Arizona Department of Surgery. He joins the department from Tampa, Florida, where he recently completed a 2-year Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute’s Department of Genitourinary Oncology.

Prior to fellowship, Dr. Chippolini completed his residency at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, FL. Prior to that, he obtained his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of Arkansas and graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with his MD. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

In addition to his experience in patient care, Dr. Chippolini is highly active in research. He has presented at multiple national meetings and authored many book chapters and peer-reviewed publications. Most recently, he contributed a book chapter titled “Disease in Penile Cancer. Urologic Oncology” in Advanced and Recurrent Disease, published in October 2016. Dr. Chippollini’s main research interests include improving perioperative and oncologic outcomes of patients after surgery and novel therapies for advanced bladder and penile cancer patients. He was also recently appointed to serve on the American Urological Association Core Curriculum update on penile neoplasms.

Dr. Chippolini is fluent in Spanish. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and participating in medical missions.

Research Interests: 

Improving perioperative and oncologic outcomes of urology patients after surgery.
Novel therapies for advanced bladder and penile cancer patients.

Degrees:
  1. MD: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Fayetteville, AR
  2. BS, Biochemistry: University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Residencies:
  • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Urology
Fellowships:
  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Genitourinary Oncology (Society of Urologic Oncology)

Publications

2020

Chipollini, J., M. Azizi, S. Lo Vullo, L. Mariani, Y. Zhu, D. W. Ye, A. Augusto Ornellas, N. Watkin, M. Ager, O. Hakenberg, et al., "Identifying an optimal lymph node yield for penile squamous cell carcinoma: prognostic impact of surgical dissection.", BJU Int, vol. 125, issue 1, pp. 82-88, 2020 Jan.

2019

Chipollini, J., and M. Azizi, "Clinical considerations of penile cutaneous lesions.", Can Urol Assoc J, vol. 13, issue 2 Suppl 1, pp. S1, 2019 Feb. PMCID: PMC6620173 
Zeng, J., A. Harb- De la Rosa, and J. Chipollini, "Current landscape of cytoreductive nephrectomy: who, when, and why?", Ann Transl Med, vol. 7, issue Suppl 3, pp. S77, 2019 Jul. PMCID: PMC6685835 
Lwin, A. A., C-H. Hsu, and J. Chipollini, "Urothelial Carcinoma of the Renal Pelvis and Ureter: Does Location Make a Difference?", Clin Genitourin Cancer, 2019 Nov 06.
Chipollini, J., J. Garcia-Castaneda, A. Harb- De la Rosa, S. Cheriyan, M. Azizi, and P. E. Spiess, "Important surgical concepts and techniques in inguinal lymph node dissection.", Curr Opin Urol, vol. 29, issue 3, pp. 286-292, 2019 May.
Chipollini, J., W. Henriques da Costa, I. Werneck da Cunha, F. de Almeida Paula, P. Guilherme Salles, M. Azizi, P. E. Spiess, D. Abreu, and S. de Cássio Zequi, "Prognostic value of PD-L1 expression for surgically treated localized renal cell carcinoma: implications for risk stratification and adjuvant therapies.", Ther Adv Urol, vol. 11, pp. 1756287219882600, 2019 Jan-Dec. PMCID: PMC6792277 
Batai, K., A. Harb- De la Rosa, J. Zeng, J. J. Chipollini, F. C. Gachupin, and B. R. Lee, "Racial/ethnic disparities in renal cell carcinoma: Increased risk of early-onset and variation in histologic subtypes.", Cancer Med, vol. 8, issue 15, pp. 6780-6788, 2019 Nov. PMCID: PMC6826053  PMID: 31509346
Chipollini, J., A. Harb De la Rosa, M. Azizi, B. Shayegan, K. C. Zorn, and P. E. Spiess, "Patient presentation, differential diagnosis, and management of penile lesions.", Can Urol Assoc J, vol. 13, issue 2 Suppl 1, pp. S2-S8, 2019 Feb. PMCID: PMC6620174 
Lwin, A. A., G. R. Pollock, and J. Chipollini, "Cytoreductive nephrectomy in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma and venous thrombus-trends and effect on overall survival.", Ann Transl Med, vol. 7, issue Suppl 6, pp. S196, 2019 Sep. PMCID: PMC6789331