Michael E. Contreras, MD

Meet the Dermatologist with More Than a Decade of Experience in Cosmetic Procedures at AboutSkin Dermatology in the Denver Area

Michael E. Contreras, MD

Michael E. Contreras, MD, is a Board-Certified Dermatologist who moved to Denver from his hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico, to join AboutSkin in 2010. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Contreras worked previously in academic dermatology as an assistant professor at the University of New Mexico Department of Dermatology and served as the president of the New Mexico Dermatologic Society.

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Dr. Contreras completed his dermatology residency at the University of New Mexico in 2005. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, including collaborations with Dr. Joel Cohen, and also has contributed a chapter in a dermatologic surgery textbook. He has also had the opportunity to lecture at national and international dermatology 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 (AOA) honor society and received the Faculty Award for Excellence.

Following his training, Dr. Contreras stayed on faculty as an assistant clinical professor of dermatology at the University of New Mexico, where he introduced cosmetic procedural training to the residency program and also trained residents at the Veterans Administration Hospital. He is committed to educating physicians about dermatology and maintains an active teaching role for resident physicians rotating at AboutSkin. He has more than 10 years’ experience in cosmetic procedures, including injectables and laser treatments. He serves as an aesthetic injectable trainer for some of the companies, teaching other physicians proper injection technique.

Dr. Contreras enjoys skiing, tennis, playing guitar, watching soccer, and travelling with family and friends.

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