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Edwin A Contreras MD

Edwin A Contreras MD

(806) 725-4251
Primary Specialties
  • Neonatology

Primary Office

Address:
NICU
4000 24th Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
Phone:
(806) 725-4251
Fax:
(806) 723-6315

Physician Bio

Dr. Edwin A. Contreras has served as the director of neonatology at Covenant

since 1989 and has practiced neonatology in Lubbock for more than 30 years.

From 1979 - 1989 he was director of neonatology at TTUHSC, Department of

Pediatrics. His focus on neonatal-perinatal medicine and care of premature

and/or sick infants reflects his passion and personal dedication to an

environment of life-long learning and the best care for his patients.

Voted one of the “Best Doctors in America” for multiple years, Dr. Contreras

is an Associate Clinical Professor at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

Department of Pediatrics and has earned its Outstanding Faculty Award in the

Department of Pediatrics as well as an Exemplary Service Award by the Texas

Perinatal Association.

Dr. Contreras completed his residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins

University in Baltimore and a fellowship in neonatology at the University of

Pittsburgh. He is board-certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and the

sub-board of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine and has his medical license for the

state of Texas. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a

member of the Texas Medical Association and American Academy of Pediatrics

Section of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine and Section of Developmental

Pediatrics.

Education

Doctorate of Medicine
Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Bachelor of Science
General Science, Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Areas of Interest

Neonatology

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