Jessika Contreras, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology
Chief, Gynecological Oncology and Brachytherapy
- BS, Systems Neuroscience: Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) (2009)
- MD: University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) (2014)
- Residency in Radiation Oncology: Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO) (2019)
Brachytherapy in gynecologic cancers, adaptive radiation therapy, advanced image-guided radiation therapy, proton therapy, MRI-guided radiation therapy
Jessika Contreras, MD is an assistant professor of radiation oncology and the chief of the Gynecologic and Brachytherapy services. Dr. Contreras graduated with honors in 2009 with a degree in systems neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University and earned a medical degree from the University of South Florida in 2014, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. She then completed her residency in Radiation Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine and served as the chief resident. After residency, Dr. Contreras joined Miami Cancer Institute as an assistant professor and led the Gynecologic and Brachytherapy services. She distinguished herself by re-invigorating the clinical and research programs in gynecologic cancers.
Her clinical practice specializes in the treatment of patients with gynecologic malignancies using state-of-the-art image guidance and novel technologies. She is passionate about patient care and improving patient outcomes through clinical research. Her clinical practice and research interests include expanding access to care in underserved populations, brachytherapy in gynecologic cancers, adaptive radiation therapy, advanced image-guided radiation therapy, proton therapy, MRI-guided radiation therapy, technology development, and clinical trial design.