Gilbert J. Carrara Jr., M.D.

Industry Expertise
Life Sciences
Healthcare Services

Contact Information

581 Main Street
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Office: (732) 621-8300


Gilbert J. Carrara Jr., M.D. conducts senior-level searches for a broad spectrum of life sciences companies in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Consumer Healthcare, and Health information arenas as well as the Large Managed Care Organizations and Major Academic Medical Centers.

Gil works with the boards of large life sciences organizations to recruit Chief Executive Officers and Chief Operating Officers as well as key therapeutic experts. Venture capital firms have retained him to find leadership for small to medium sized biotechnology and biopharmaceutical companies.

Gil’s practice also includes boards of directors and functional heads for both line and staff positions.

Prior to joining Battalia Winston, Gil worked at Nicholson International as Managing Director of the North American Healthcare Practice. Prior to joining Nicholson, Gil was Principal in the Global Healthcare Practice at Korn / Ferry International for 7 and a half years and helped establish the Princeton Office.

Prior to his search experience Gil founded the Total Pediatric Extended Care Center, New Jersey’s largest pediatric medical care center for children with life threatening illnesses. Prior to this he worked as an associate medical director for a small international pharmaceutical company working on projects in phases III, IIIb and IV.

Dr. Carrara is a member of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Physicians and numerous other business and medical organizations. He also serves on the Delaware Township Board of Health as the past chairman.

Battalia Winston was founded in 1963 and today is one of the world’s largest woman-owned executive search firms