Dr. Carlo Contreras, MD

Dr. Carlo Contreras, MD

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Dr. Carlo Contreras, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

2000 6th Ave S Fl 2

Birmingham, AL 35233

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Contreras' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras performs Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Contreras performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Wound Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras performs Wound Repair more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Contreras performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras performs Lung Surgery more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Contreras performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Contreras' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Lymphangioma
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paracentesis
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carlo Contreras, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Northwestern U, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 2010
    Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital
    2008

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I am 31 years old and was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer and was referred to Dr. Contreras! Me and my parents were really impressed with him. He listened to us and explained everything that was going to happen. We were very pleased with the consult, the surgery and the follow up visit!
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I question his ability as a doctor and the things he did and allowed to happen to my 55 year old father, who he accidentally cut his stomach and intestine after mis- diagnosis of cancer. He has no bedside manner. If you or your loved one values their life they will seek a second opinion or a new...Read More
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Bedside manners COLD. Presented himself as all knowing and all seeing. No empathy and I believe it would hurt himself if he smiled, ever. The doctor he assigned to do my test failed. This resulted in not diagnosing my cancer for almost a year later where it has gone to several other organs now.
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Dr Contreras,was not only very personable, but listened to us as a WHOLE! Husband and wife unit.As our 4 month journey was continued.He listened to the fact that I could help take care of my husband . And gave very direct and complete information to me on how to take care of him..Dr....Read More
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