Share on MEDICAREPsychiatry specialist in North Hills CA Dr. Carlos A Contreras is a Psychiatry Specialist in North Hills, California. He graduated with honors from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School Of Medicine in 2012. Having more than 7 years of diverse experiences, especially in PSYCHIATRY, Dr. Carlos A Contreras affiliates with no hospital, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists without joining any medical groups.
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Biography Dr. Contreras completed his surgical oncology training at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. There, his focus was on the most effective surgical approaches to hepatobiliary and pancreatic malignancies. As a member of the UAB Surgical Oncology faculty he cares for patients with a wide variety of malignancies including skin, soft tissue, and gastrointestinal. He promotes a patient-centered approach, and feels that effective communication is paramount in the multidisciplinary care of his patients.
Contreras is pleased to offer a broad range of oncologic therapies, including minimally invasive and robotic approaches. He is the Director of the UAB Surgical Oncology Tissue Bank, and participates in clinical trials. Certifications American Board of Surgery (2008) Selected Publications. Arora S, Singh S, Piazza GA, Contreras CM, Panyam J, Singh AP. Honokiol: a novel natural agent for cancer prevention and therapy. Curr Mol Med. 2012 Dec;12(10):1244-52.
PubMed PMID: 22834827; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3663139 Badgwell BD, Contreras C, Askew R, Krouse R, Feig B, Cormier JN. Radiographic and clinical factors associated with improved outcomes in advanced cancer patients with bowel obstruction. J Palliat Med. 2011 Sep;14(9):990-6. Epub 2011 Jul 18. PubMed PMID: 21767166 Brouquet A, Vauthey JN, Contreras CM, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Curley SA, Mehran RJ, Abdalla EK.
Contreras is pleased to offer a broad range of oncologic therapies, including minimally invasive and robotic approaches. He is the Director of the UAB Surgical Oncology Tissue Bank, and participates in clinical trials. Carlo Contreras, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine and specializes in general surgery. Leave a Review. General Surgery Specialist Search > Kirklin UAB Hematology Oncology. Connect with Dr. Carlo Contreras, MD, Surgical Oncology, Birmingham, AL. Video chat, send a message, ask a text question, or make a virtual appointment on the doctor's Virtual Practice on HealthTap.