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Mobile, Ala. (September 17, 2010)
Contact: Ashley Givens, (251) 470-1682
USA College of Medicine Welcomes Surgical Oncologist to Faculty

Dr. Charles RobertsDr. Carlo Contreras was recently appointed as assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

Dr. Contreras earned his undergraduate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Contreras completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison.

In addition, he completed a clinical surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Dr. Contreras is board certified in general surgery from the American Board of Surgery. Though he has a particular interest in patients with liver, pancreatic, and biliary tract disease, he enjoys helping patients with a wide variety of soft tissue and gastrointestinal malignancies. His academic investigations examine surgical outcomes of cancer patients and address their access to specialty care.

Dr. Contreras will see patients at the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute. For more information or to make an appointment, please call (251) 665-8000.

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