Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Conditions Center | Meet Our Team

Led by internationally-recognized experts in spina bifida and related conditions, our team includes experienced physicians, surgeons, nurse practitioners and other clinicians at the top of their fields. At the center, patients have the unique opportunity to meet with many of these specialists in one visit.

Spina Bifida Team

Medical Providers

Carlos R. Estrada Jr., MD, MBA

Carlos R. Estrada Jr., MD, MBA

Director, Spina Bifida Center; Director, Voiding Improvement Program; Co-Director, Urodynamics; Associate, Department of Urology, Associate Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School
Lawrence Karlin

Lawrence Ira Karlin, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Benjamin C. Warf, MD

Benjamin C. Warf, MD

Director, Neonatal and Congenital Anomaly Neurosurgery, Professor of Neurosurgery, Harvard Medical School
Nedda Hobbs, MD

Nedda Hobbs, MD

Associate in Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Michelle A. Baum

Michelle A. Baum, MD

Co-Director, Kidney Stone Program: Attending, Division of Nephrology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Mary Dubon, MD

Mary Dubon, MD

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist, Orthopedic Center; Attending Physician, Sports Medicine Division,
Nina Ma, MD

Nina Ma, MD

Director, Bone Health, Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA), Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Erin McNamara, MD, MPH

Erin McNamara, MD, MPH

Associate, Department of Urology, Instructor in Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Claudio Morera, MD

Claudio Morera, MD

Attending. Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,
Fiona Paul, RN, PhD, CPNP

Fiona Paul, RN, PhD, CPNP

Nurse Coordinator, Colorectal Program,
 Colyn Watkins, MD

Colyn Watkins, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Center, Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Nurse Practitioners

 Rebecca L. Sherlock, PNP-BC

Rebecca L. Sherlock, PNP-BC

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Spina Bifida Center; Clinical Coordinator, Spina Bifida Center,

Neuropsychologist

Jennifer Queally, PhD

Jennifer Queally, PhD

Attending Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Social Workers, Nutritionists, and Therapists

Chelsea Carpenito, PT, DPT

Chelsea Carpenito, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist, Department of Physical and Occupational Therapy,
Maria Carvalho, MSW, LICSW

Maria Carvalho, MSW, LICSW

Clinical Social Worker, Social Work Department,
Megan Geno, PT, DPT, PCS

Megan Geno, PT, DPT, PCS

Physical Therapist, Department of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Services ,