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Meet Dr. Bartley Cilento


Undergraduate Degree

  • Saint Anselm College , 1982 , Manchester , NH

Graduate Degree

  • Boston University Graduate School , 1983 , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine , 1987 , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2006 , Boston , MA


  • Naval Medical Center , 1988 , San Diego , CA


  • Naval Medical Center , 1995 , San Diego , CA


Pediatric Urology
  • University of California Medical Center , 1996 , San Diego , CA


  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Urology, Pediatric Urology


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  1. Nelson CP, Kurtz MP, Venna A, Cilento BG, Baum MA. Pharmacological Dilutional Therapy Using the Vasopressin Antagonist Tolvaptan for Young Patients With Cystinuria: A Pilot Investigation. Urology. 2020 Oct; 144:65-70. View abstract
  2. Cilento BG. EDITORIAL COMMENT. Urology. 2020 01; 135:137-138. View abstract
  3. Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Cilento BG, Kim DS, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, MacDougall RD, Nelson CP. The effect of surgeon versus technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):334.e1-334.e8. View abstract
  4. Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Cilento BG, Kim DS, Kurtz MP, Logvinenko T, MacDougall RD, Nelson CP. Response to letter to the editor re "The effect of surgeon vs. technologist control of fluoroscopy on radiation exposure during pediatric ureteroscopy: A randomized trial". J Pediatr Urol. 2018 08; 14(4):363. View abstract
  5. Varda BK, Logvinenko T, Bauer S, Cilento B, Yu RN, Nelson CP. Minor procedure, major impact: Patient-reported outcomes following urethral meatotomy. J Pediatr Urol. 2018 04; 14(2):165.e1-165.e5. View abstract
  6. Frohlich LC, Paydar-Darian N, Cilento BG, Lee LK. Prospective Validation of Clinical Score for Males Presenting With an Acute Scrotum. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 12; 24(12):1474-1482. View abstract
  7. Lee LK, Monuteaux MC, Hudgins JD, Porter JJ, Lipsett SC, Bourgeois F, Cilento BG, Neuman MI. Variation in the evaluation of testicular conditions across United States pediatric emergency departments. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Feb; 36(2):208-212. View abstract
  8. Colleran GC, Callahan MJ, Paltiel HJ, Nelson CP, Cilento BG, Baum MA, Chow JS. Imaging in the diagnosis of pediatric urolithiasis. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jan; 47(1):5-16. View abstract
  9. Cilento BG. Commentary on "Tracking of radiation exposure in pediatric stone patients: The time is now". J Pediatr Urol. 2015 Dec; 11(6):340. View abstract
  10. McQuaid JW, Gorman EF, Johnson EK, Cilento BG. Granulomatous inflammation masquerading as an infected urachal cyst. Urology. 2014 Dec; 84(6):1496-8. View abstract
  11. Kokorowski PJ, Chow JS, Strauss KJ, Pennison M, Tan W, Cilento B, Nelson CP. Prospective systematic intervention to reduce patient exposure to radiation during pediatric ureteroscopy. J Urol. 2013 Oct; 190(4 Suppl):1474-8. View abstract
  12. Nelson CP, Chow JS, Rosoklija I, Ziniel S, Routh JC, Cilento BG. Patient and family impact of pediatric genitourinary diagnostic imaging tests. J Urol. 2012 Oct; 188(4 Suppl):1601-7. View abstract
  13. Onal B, Tansu N, Demirkesen O, Yalcin V, Huang L, Nguyen HT, Cilento BG, Erozenci A. Nomogram and scoring system for predicting stone-free status after extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in children with urolithiasis. BJU Int. 2013 Feb; 111(2):344-52. View abstract
  14. Freilich DA, Cilento BG, Graham D, Zhou J, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Perioperative risk factors for surgical complications in pediatric urology: a pilot study in preoperative risk assessment in children. Urology. 2010 Jul; 76(1):3-8. View abstract
  15. Passerotti C, Chow JS, Silva A, Schoettler CL, Rosoklija I, Perez-Rossello J, Cendron M, Cilento BG, Lee RS, Nelson CP, Estrada CR, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Diamond DA, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Ultrasound versus computerized tomography for evaluating urolithiasis. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1829-34. View abstract
  16. Diamond DA, Xuewu J, Bauer SB, Cilento BG, Borer JG, Nguyen H, Cendron M, Rosoklija I, Retik AB. What is the optimal surgical strategy for bulbous urethral stricture in boys? J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4 Suppl):1755-8. View abstract
  17. Estrada CR, Passerotti CC, Graham DA, Peters CA, Bauer SB, Diamond DA, Cilento BG, Borer JG, Cendron M, Nelson CP, Lee RS, Zhou J, Retik AB, Nguyen HT. Nomograms for predicting annual resolution rate of primary vesicoureteral reflux: results from 2,462 children. J Urol. 2009 Oct; 182(4):1535-41. View abstract
  18. Diamond DA, Xuewu J, Cilento BG, Bauer SB, Peters CA, Borer JG, Mandell J, Cendron M, Rosoklija I, Zurakowski D, Retik AB. Varicocele surgery: a decade's experience at a children's hospital. BJU Int. 2009 Jul; 104(2):246-9. View abstract
  19. Nelson CP, Diamond DA, Cendron M, Peters CA, Cilento BG. Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy in pediatric patients using a late generation portable lithotriptor: experience at Children's Hospital Boston. J Urol. 2008 Oct; 180(4 Suppl):1865-8. View abstract
  20. Passerotti C, Cendron M, Gargollo P, Diamond DA, Borer JG, Cilento B, Bauers S, Retik AB, Peters CA, Nguyen HT. Minimally invasive surgical approaches to retrovesical structures. Int J Med Robot. 2007 Dec; 3(4):307-11. View abstract
  21. Diamond DA, Zurakowski D, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Peters CA, Cilento BG, Paltiel HJ, Rosoklija I, Retik AB. Relationship of varicocele grade and testicular hypotrophy to semen parameters in adolescents. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 2):1584-8. View abstract
  22. Pohl HG, Joyce GF, Wise M, Cilento BG. Cryptorchidism and hypospadias. J Urol. 2007 May; 177(5):1646-51. View abstract
  23. Pohl HG, Joyce GF, Wise M, Cilento BG. Vesicoureteral reflux and ureteroceles. J Urol. 2007 May; 177(5):1659-66. View abstract
  24. Estrada CR, Suthar AM, Eaton SH, Cilento BG. Renal cell carcinoma: Children's Hospital Boston experience. Urology. 2005 Dec; 66(6):1296-300. View abstract
  25. Alukal JP, Zurakowski D, Atala A, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Mandell J, Peters CA, Paltiel HJ, Retik AB, Diamond DA. Testicular hypotrophy does not correlate with grade of adolescent varicocele. J Urol. 2005 Dec; 174(6):2367-70, discussion 2370. View abstract
  26. Eaton SH, Cendron MA, Estrada CR, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Diamond DA, Retik AB, Peters CA. Intermittent testicular torsion: diagnostic features and management outcomes. J Urol. 2005 Oct; 174(4 Pt 2):1532-5; discussion 1535. View abstract
  27. Pohl HG, Shukla AR, Metcalf PD, Cilento BG, Retik AB, Bagli DJ, Huff DS, Rushton HG. Prepubertal testis tumors: actual prevalence rate of histological types. J Urol. 2004 Dec; 172(6 Pt 1):2370-2. View abstract
  28. Diamond DA, Zurakowski D, Atala A, Bauer SB, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Paltiel H, Peters CA, Retik AB. Is adolescent varicocele a progressive disease process? J Urol. 2004 Oct; 172(4 Pt 2):1746-8; discussion 1748. View abstract
  29. Nascimento AF, Dal Cin P, Cilento BG, Perez-Atayde AR, Kozakewich HP, Nosé V. Urachal inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor with ALK gene rearrangement: a study of urachal remnants. Urology. 2004 Jul; 64(1):140-4. View abstract
  30. Landgraf JM, Abidari J, Cilento BG, Cooper CS, Schulman SL, Ortenberg J. Coping, commitment, and attitude: quantifying the everyday burden of enuresis on children and their families. Pediatrics. 2004 Feb; 113(2):334-44. View abstract
  31. Diamond DA, Roth JA, Cilento BG, Barnewolt CE. Intratesticular varicocele in adolescents: a reversible anechoic lesion of the testis. J Urol. 2004 Jan; 171(1):381-3. View abstract
  32. Miller OF, Stock JA, Cilento BG, McAleer IM, Kaplan GW. Prospective evaluation of human chorionic gonadotropin in the differentiation of undescended testes from retractile testes. J Urol. 2003 Jun; 169(6):2328-31. View abstract
  33. Diamond DA, Borer JG, Peters CA, Cilento BG, Sorcini A, Kaefer M, Paltiel HJ. Neonatal scrotal haematoma: mimicker of neonatal testicular torsion. BJU Int. 2003 May; 91(7):675-7. View abstract
  34. Cilento BG, Diamond DA, Yeung CK, Manzoni G, Poppas DP, Hensle TW. Laparoscopically assisted ureterocystoplasty. BJU Int. 2003 Apr; 91(6):525-7. View abstract
  35. Cilento BG, Atala A. Proximal hypospadias. Urol Clin North Am. 2002 May; 29(2):311-28, vi. View abstract
  36. Connolly LP, Zurakowski D, Connolly SA, Peters CA, Drubach LA, Cilento BG, Treves ST. Natural history of vesicoureteral reflux in girls after age 5 years. J Urol. 2001 Dec; 166(6):2359-63. View abstract
  37. Mevorach RA, Cilento B, Zahorian S, Badgett C, Walker R, Atala A, Iannello S, Meyer M. A noninvasive test for vesico-ureteric reflux in children. BJU Int. 2001 Apr; 87(6):467-72. View abstract
  38. Borer JG, Bauer SB, Peters CA, Diamond DA, Atala A, Cilento BG, Retik AB. Tubularized incised plate urethroplasty: expanded use in primary and repeat surgery for hypospadias. J Urol. 2001 Feb; 165(2):581-5. View abstract
  39. Park JM, Houck CS, Sethna NF, Sullivan LJ, Atala A, Borer JG, Cilento BG, Diamond DA, Peters CA, Retik AB, Bauer SB. Ketorolac suppresses postoperative bladder spasms after pediatric ureteral reimplantation. Anesth Analg. 2000 Jul; 91(1):11-5. View abstract
  40. Ward JF, Cilento BG, Kaplan GW, Velling TE, Puckett M, Stock J. The ultrasonic description of postpubertal testicles in men who have undergone prepubertal orchiopexy for cryptorchidism. J Urol. 2000 May; 163(5):1448-50. View abstract
  41. Clapp CR, Poss WB, Cilento BG. Lidocaine toxicity secondary to postoperative bladder instillation in a pediatric patient. Urology. 1999 Jun; 53(6):1228. View abstract
  42. Cilento BG, Holmes NM, Canning DA. Plastibell complications revisited. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1999 Apr; 38(4):239-42. View abstract
  43. Ward JF, Kaplan GW, Mevorach R, Stock JA, Cilento BG. Refined microscopic urinalysis for red blood cell morphology in the evaluation of asymptomatic microscopic hematuria in a pediatric population. J Urol. 1998 Oct; 160(4):1492-5. View abstract
  44. Cilento BG, Bauer SB, Retik AB, Peters CA, Atala A. Urachal anomalies: defining the best diagnostic modality. Urology. 1998 Jul; 52(1):120-2. View abstract
  45. Holmes NM, Kane CJ, Cilento BG. Renal tubular acidosis. Urology. 1997 Aug; 50(2):279. View abstract
  46. Walker CJ, Kaplan GW, Cilento BG. Clinical and radiologic findings in schistosomiasis of the bladder. Urology. 1997 Jun; 49(6):951-2. View abstract
  47. Cilento BG, Stock JA, Kaplan GW. Pantaloon spica cast: an effective method for postoperative immobilization after free graft hypospadias repair. J Urol. 1997 May; 157(5):1882-3. View abstract
  48. Lailas NG, Cilento B, Atala A. Progressive ureteral dilation for subsequent ureterocystoplasty. J Urol. 1996 Sep; 156(3):1151-3. View abstract
  49. Stock JA, Cilento BG, Kaplan GW. Epidemiology, diagnosis, precautions, and policies of intraoperative anaphylaxis to latex. J Am Coll Surg. 1996 Jan; 182(1):78-9. View abstract
  50. Cilento BG, Stock JA, Kaplan GW. Hematuria in children. A practical approach. Urol Clin North Am. 1995 Feb; 22(1):43-55. View abstract
  51. Cilento BG, Freeman MR, Schneck FX, Retik AB, Atala A. Phenotypic and cytogenetic characterization of human bladder urothelia expanded in vitro. J Urol. 1994 Aug; 152(2 Pt 2):665-70. View abstract
  52. Cilento BG, Benacerraf BR, Mandell J. Prenatal and postnatal findings in monochorionic, monoamniotic twins discordant for bilateral renal agenesis-dysgenesis (perinatal lethal renal disease). J Urol. 1994 Apr; 151(4):1034-5. View abstract
  53. Cilento BG, Benacerraf BR, Mandell J. Prenatal diagnosis of cloacal malformation. Urology. 1994 Mar; 43(3):386-8. View abstract
  54. Cilento BG, Najjar SS, Atala A. Cryptorchidism and testicular torsion. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1993 Dec; 40(6):1133-49. View abstract