Dr. Jose Contreras, MD

Dr. Jose Contreras, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 58

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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(201) 257-5041

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Dr. Jose Contreras, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Hackensack, NJ and has over 22 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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(201) 257-5041
Institute for Pain & Palliative Medicine20 Prospect Ave Ste 602 Hackensack, NJ 07601

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  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
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Experience and Background Checks


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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

Treatment Frequency
Cancer Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras treats Cancer Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Upper Back Pain

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Contreras treats Upper Back Pain more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Contreras treats this condition more than 64% 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Contreras accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth HMO
Amerihealth PPO
Personal Choice 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 PPO
Open Access Plus
Devon Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
MultiPlan PPO
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
United Healthcare

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


  • English
  • Spanish


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Jose Contreras, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (201) 257-5041, and for other questions, call (551) 996-2442.

Does Dr. Jose Contreras, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Contreras has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Jose Contreras, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Jose Contreras, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Jose Contreras, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Contreras frequently treats Cancer Pain, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Upper Back Pain. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Contreras treats.

Where is Dr. Jose Contreras, MD's office located?

Dr. Contreras' office is located at 20 Prospect Ave Ste 602, Hackensack, NJ 07601. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Jose Contreras, MD speak?

Dr. Contreras speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Contreras is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Hackensack University Medical Center

Hackensack, NJ

69% Patient Experience Rating, Equal to the national average

10 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2021)