Dr. Michael Contreras, MD

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Dr. Michael Contreras, MD

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AboutSkin Dermatology and DermSurgery PC 499 E Hampden Ave Ste 450, Englewood, CO 80113 Get Directions

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Dr. Michael E. Contreras is a board-certified Dermatologist, who moved to Denver from his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico to...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Dermatology
      • Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery

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      • Dermatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Acne
      • Actinic Keratosis
      • Age Spots
      • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
      • Cold Sore
      • Dermatitis
      • Folliculitis
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fungal Nail Infection
      • Hair Loss
      • Herpes Simplex Infection
      • Impetigo
      • Itchy Skin
      • Leg and Foot Ulcers
      • Lipomas
      • Melanoma
      • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
      • Psoriasis
      • Ringworm
      • Rosacea
      • Seborrheic Dermatitis
      • Seborrheic Keratosis
      • Shingles
      • Skin Aging
      • Skin Cancer
      • Skin Discoloration
      • Skin Diseases
      • Skin Infections
      • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
      • Sun-Damaged Skin
      • Ulcer
      • Varicose Veins
      • Warts
      • Wrinkles

      Procedures Performed

      • Excision of Skin Lesion

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of New Mexico School of Medicine

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        Dermatology-University Of New Mexico

        Completed in 2005

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Southern California

        Graduated in 1996

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in Dermatology
      • Board certified in Dermatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Contreras says...

      Dr. Michael E. Contreras is a board-certified Dermatologist, who moved to Denver from his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico to join AboutSkin. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Contreras worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico Department of Dermatology for two years and then in private practice in Albuquerque for two years prior to joining AboutSkin. Dr. Contreras completed his Dermatology residency at the University of New Mexico in 2005. He published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and contributed a chapter to a dermatologic surgery textbook. Dr. Conteras has also lectured at several national and international meetings. Dr. Contreras received his undergraduate degree in 1996 from the University of Southern California in biomedical and electrical engineering and graduated with the distinction of summa cum laude. He returned to Albuquerque for medical school and graduated in 2001 as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society and received the Faculty Award for Excellence. Following his training, Dr. Contreras stayed on faculty at the University of New Mexico and trained residents at the Veterans Administration Hospital. He has maintained a teaching role while in private practice as a preceptor for medical students and physician assistant students interested in dermatology. Dr. Conteras also gives lectures to the dermatology residents and was responsible for introducing cosmetic procedural training to the dermatology residency program. He is a certified injector of Botox and Juvederm and has extensive experience and training in cosmetic procedures including Botox, fillers, chemical peels, and laser therapy.

      FORMS OF PAYMENT

      • Cash
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      • Most Major Insurances Accepted; please call the office for additional information.

      OFFICE HOURS

      • Monday-Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
      • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
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      Dr. Contreras' Care Philosophy

      My goal is to make sure every patient feels that their concerns have been thoroughly addressed in a respectful, professional environment.

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      Dr. Contreras says...

      • Acne
      • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
      • Atopic Dermatitis
      • Basal Cell Carcinoma
      • Blistering Diseases
      • Drug Rashes
      • Eczema
      • Genetic (inherited) Disorders
      • Hair and Scalp Disorders
      • Hives
      • Hyperhidrosis
      • Infections
      • Lichen Planus
      • Lupus Erythematosus
      • Lymphoma of the Skin
      • Melanoma
      • MolluscumContagiosum
      • Nail Disorders
      • Psoriasis
      • Rosacea
      • Squamous Cell Cancer
      • STDs
      • Warts

      Cosmetic Dermatology:

      • Botox, Dysport, and Xeomen
      • Fillers such as Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, Sculptra and Belotero
      • Sclerotherapy
      • Chemical Peel
      • SilkPeel Dermal Infusion
      • DermaSweep
      • Laser and Light-based therapy
      • Photodynamic therapy
      • SkinTyte