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 Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med in 2003 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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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

65  Conditions Treated

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63  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • 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
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paracentesis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Total Splenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Contreras' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Contreras

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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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