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The Children's National Research Institute

Research Profile

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Neurosurgery, UCSD/Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA (2018)
  • Residency Program, Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM (2017)
  • Fellowship Program, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM (2017)
  • Internship Program, Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM (2012)
  • Fellowship Program, Neurosurgery, University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM (2011)
  • M.D., St. George's University, True Blue, Grenada (2005)

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Biography

Carlos E. Sanchez, M.D., is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Children's National Hospital and a principal investigator at the Center for Cancer and Immunology Research at the Children's Research Institute. He cares for all children with neurosurgical diseases, with a particular interest in the surgical treatment of brain tumors with endoscopic, robotic and skull base approaches, in addition to application of translational neuro-oncologic therapies in the operating room.

Dr. Sanchez completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital focused in surgical oncology under the leadership of Bob S. Carter, M.D., Ph.D., followed by a residency in neurosurgery and fellowship in neuro-critical care at the University of New Mexico. He then completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, CA.

Dr. Sanchez's research interests include cellular engineering of CAR NK cells for brain tumor immunotherapy. He is an active member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the AANS/CNS section on pediatric neurological surgery.

Research & Publications