Joseph N Contessa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor Term

Clinical Interests

  • Radiation Oncology

Patient Care

Accepts new patients? Yes
Patient Type: Adult
Referrals: From patients or physicians

Patient Care Organizations

Cancer Center, Yale: Brain Tumor Center | Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Program

Gamma Knife Center, Yale-New Haven

Therapeutic Radiology/Radiation Oncology: Head and Neck Radiotherapy Program | Spine Radiosurgery Program | Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Gamma Knife Program | Therapeutic Radiology - Patient Care

Yale Medical Group

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology AB of Radiology (2011)

Clinical Trials

Conditions Study Title
Brain and Nervous System A Pilot/Phase II Study of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases Using 3 Tesla MRI and Rational Dose Selection
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx Yale Head and Neck Tissue Biorepository
Brain and Nervous System Radiation Treatment Parameters and Outcomes for Gliomas (Repository)
Unknown Sites Molecular Predictors of Radiation Resistance
Bladder, Brain and Nervous System, Breast - Female, Colon, Lung, Other Urinary Randomized Controlled Study of Neurocognitive Outcomes in Patients with Five or More Brain Metastases Treated with Radiosurgery or Whole-Brain Radiotherapy - CC121010/NAGKC12-01
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx RTOG 1216: Randomized Phase II/III Trial of Surgery and Postoperative Radiation Delivered With Concurrent Cisplatin Versus Docetaxel Versus Docetaxel and Cetuximab for High-Risk Squamous Cell Cancer of the Head and Neck {CIRB}
Yale Gamma Knife Data Repository
Brain and Nervous System TAU-2014-1: Phase I Trial of Mibefradil Dihydrochloride with Hypofractionated Re-Irradiation Therapy in Treating Patients with Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM)
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx ECOG 3311: Phase II Randomized Trial of Transoral Surgical Resection Followed by Low-dose or Standard-dose IMRT in Resectable p16+ Locally Advanced Oropharynx Cancer
Unknown Sites In Vivo biodosimetry using electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy
Soft Tissue RTOG 3501 (TRYHARD): A PHASE II, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED STUDY OF LAPATINIB (TYKERB®) FOR NON-HPV LOCALLY ADVANCED HEAD AND NECK CANCER WITH CONCURRENT CHEMORADIATION
Soft Tissue NRG-HN001: RANDOMIZED PHASE II AND PHASE III STUDIES OF INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT FOR NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA BASED ON BIOMARKER EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS (EBV) DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID (DNA)

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Contact Info

Joseph N Contessa, MD, PhD
Patient Care Locations
Yale Therapeutic RadiologySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste Lower Level

New Haven, CT 06511
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Norwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street

Norwalk, CT 06856
Greenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
5520 Park Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611
Mailing Address
PO Box 208040
New Haven, CT 06520-8040