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Dr. Carlo Contreras

Surgery - Oncology
Birmingham, AL
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About me
I specialize in
Surgery - Oncology
Surgery
I have been in practice
16 years
I speak
English
Spanish
I'm known for
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Member
Votes
Cancer
11th
Nationally
268
Melanoma
4th
Nationally
46
Stomach cancer
1st
Nationally
29
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Saved 3 lives
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Received 1,556 thanks
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My Virtual Practice Hours (Local Time)
Tue
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Wed
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Thu
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Fri
7:30pm - 9:30pm
I am located at
UAB Surgical Oncology
2000 6th Ave S
The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital
Birmingham , AL 35233 , United States
Office hours
Mon 8:00am - 5:00pm
Accepted Insurance Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama
I was educated and trained at
Medical / Graduate School
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
2003
Fellowships
Surgical Oncology M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas)
Academic Appointments
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of South Alabama (Previous affiliation)
I'm affiliated with
Organizations
Society of Surgical Oncology
American College of Surgeons
Hospitals
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL
HIGHLANDS HOSPITAL
I've won the following awards
Thought Leader, Birmingham, AL
Winter 2013
Most Influential, Alabama
Fall 2017
Most Influential, Alabama
Spring 2017
I've published
Improved survival after resection of liver and lung colorectal metastases compared with liver-only metastases: a study of 112 patients with limited lung metastatic disease.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 213, 62-9; discussion 69-71 (2011)
A Brouquet, J N Vauthey, C M Contreras, G L Walsh, A A Vaporciyan, S G Swisher, S A Curley, R J Mehran, E K Abdalla
Extended preoperative chemotherapy does not improve pathologic response and increases postoperative liver insufficiency after hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases.
Annals of surgical oncology, 17, 2870-6 (2010)
Y Kishi, D Zorzi, C M Contreras, D M Maru, S Kopetz, D Ribero, M Motta, N Ravarino, M Risio, S A Curley, E K Abdalla, L Capussotti, J N Vauthey
Staging systems: Is there a surgical staging and a medical one? A surgeon's perspective.
Journal of hepato-biliary-pancreatic sciences, 17, 438-9 (2010)
C M Contreras, J N Vauthey