Treatment & Services
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
- Diagnosing Asthma
- Endotracheal Intubation
- Mechanical Ventilation
- Pulmonary Function Testing
- Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
- Pulmonary Disease
- Sleep Apnea
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN USA
Fellowship - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Critical Care Medicine
New York, NY USA
Fellowship - Brooklyn Hospital Center
Brooklyn, NY USA
Residency - Brooklyn Hospital Center
Brooklyn, NY USA
Medical Education - Ross University School of Medicine
Edison, NJ USA
Undergraduate - University of Florida
Gainesville, FL USA
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
- Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 2/18/2021, Dr. Contreras has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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87 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
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16 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021
Excellent physician. Smart, thorough, and caring.
Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021
provider was kind, considerate and concerned
Reviewed on May 5, 2021
don't lose Dr Contreras
Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021
Dr Contreras is very helpful and caring, always respectful and knowledgeable about patient's condition.
Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021
Wonderful experience, amazing doctor.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021
Dr. Contreras Is a good listener and very patient. He responds quickly to any needs we put on our My Chart.
Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021
Dr. Contreras was excellent. He took the time to talk to me about my condition and proper treatments. he also took time to answer my questions.
Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021
I would recommend Dr. Contreras and his staff.
Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021
This doctor was the absolute best one for me and my problem.
Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021
Felt very good talking with the Doctor.
Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020
Dr Contreras was exceptional
Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020
Wonderful 1st appointment with this provider
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020
Dr was very caring and I felt important as his patient.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020
he is a very nice doctor
Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020
My experience was wonderful all staff nurses and Doctor Contreras were friendly and very professional.
Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020
This Dr is the best. He listens, makes recommendations and makes sure I understand the plan. Very Very easy to communicate with
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