Dr. Ronald DeConti is Hospital Medical Director, at Moffitt Cancer Center, as well as a senior member of the Departments of Cutaneous Oncology and Head & Neck Oncology. He is also a professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Oncologic Sciences and Department of Internal Medicine.
Dr. DeConti's research interest focuses on clinical trials for the treatment of melanoma and head and neck cancers.
A graduate of Yale University School of Medicine, Dr. DeConti completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of North Carolina and a research fellowship in medicine and pharmacology at Yale.
Prior to joining Moffitt in 1993, Dr. DeConti held various hospital and academic leadership positions, including chief of Oncology and medical director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Albany Veterans Administration Medical Center and professor of medicine at Albany Medical College in NY.
Before that, he served as associate clinical professor of medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, adjunct associate professor at the University of Massachusetts School of Public Health and associate clinical professor of medicine at Yale.
Dr. DeConti is a book and manuscript reviewer for several medical journals, including JAMA and the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He has been widely published in numerous professional publications.