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Carlos Duran, M.D.

Carlos Duran, M.D.

Carlos Duran, M.D., is chief of pediatrics at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Boston. He previously served as the director of pediatric critical care. Dr. Duran is board certified in pediatric critical care and pediatric pulmonology by the American Board of Pediatrics. He received an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and earned a medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Duran completed his residency in pediatrics at the Massachusetts General Hospital and dual fellowships in pediatric critical care and pediatric pulmonology at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Duran include sedation, respiratory failure and transport medicine.

Dr. Duran is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Massachusetts Medical Society.


  • Medical Degree, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Pediatrics
  • Fellowships, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Pulmonology, Massachusetts General Hospital