2018 Summer Programs Dinner

Innovation and Getting Creative to Make Impact

Carlos R. Estrada, Jr., MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Surgery
Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Carlos Estrada is an Associate Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and a pediatric urologist at Boston Children’s Hospital. He divides his time between clinical duties and basic research.  Clinically, his areas of expertise include neurogenic bladder dysfunction, urodynamics, and complex genitourinary tract reconstruction.  He directs the multidisciplinary Boston Children’s Hospital Spina Bifida Center and co-directs the Urodynamics and Neuro-urology program. His basic science laboratory studies tissue engineering, with a particular interest in hollow organ regeneration.  The majority of his laboratory’s work involves silk-based biomaterials, and they have applied this technology to regeneration of the bladder, urethra, esophagus, and trachea. The laboratory is funded by the National Institutes of Health and several foundational grants. He has authored more than 50 peer-reviewed articles, 12 book chapters, and has given numerous national and international lectures on both clinical topics and his basic research.  Most recently, Dr. Estrada earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management in anticipation of developing the leadership skills necessary to make the biggest possible impact. He holds degrees from the College of the Holy Cross (AB, Biology), Wright State University (MD), and MIT (MBA). 


By advance registration only.


Event Date: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm