Dr. Jose Contreras, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 57

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Jose Contreras, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Universidad De Francisco Marroquin medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Contreras to book an appointment.


Institute for Pain & Palliative Medicine

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Institute for Pain & Palliative Medicine20 Prospect Ave Ste 602 Hackensack, NJ 07601

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Dr. Contreras accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Devon Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
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Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Contreras' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cancer Pain

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Dr. Contreras treats Cancer Pain more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Chronic Postoperative Pain

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Dr. Contreras treats Chronic Postoperative Pain more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Trigeminal Neuralgia

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Dr. Contreras treats Trigeminal Neuralgia more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Contreras' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person.


  • Pain Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship Hospital
Warren Hospital
Residency Hospital
Universidad De Francisco Marroquin
Internship Hospital
Universidad De Francisco Marroquin
Medical School


  • Spanish
  • English


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Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack, NJ

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)