Joseph N Contessa, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and of Pharmacology

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
Soft Tissue Individualized treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer based on the patient's DNA
Soft Tissue RTOG 3501 (TRYHARD)
Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx E3311: Transoral Surgery Followed By Low-Dose or Standard-Dose Radiation Therapy w/ or w/out Chemo
Larynx, Lip, Oral Cavity and Pharynx RTOG 1216: RT With Cisplatin vs. Docetaxel and Cetuximab in Stage III-IV Squamous Cell H&N Cancer
Rectum KD018: Pilot Trial of KD018 with Neo-Adj Concurrent Chemo-RT in PTs with Rectal CA
Brain and Nervous System Pilot/Phase II Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Mets Using 3Tesla MRI

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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
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyLaboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics (LMP)
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyNorwalk Hospital
34 Maple Street

Norwalk, CT 06856
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Yale Therapeutic RadiologyGreenwich Hospital - 5 Perryridge Road
5 Perryridge Rd

Greenwich, CT 06830
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Yale Therapeutic Radiology5520 Park Avenue
Trumbull, CT 06611
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Mailing Address
PO Box 208040
New Haven, CT 06520-8040