Dr. Gabriella Wernicke, M.D., M.Sc. is a board certified radiation oncologist who specializes in treating primary and metastatic cancer of the Central Nervous System, Gastrointestinal Tract, and women's health issues in the areas of Breast Cancer and Gynecological Malignancies. She is committed to introducing the most cutting-edge technology, including intensity-modulated radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, stereotactic radiotherapy, hypofractionated radiotherapy, brachytherapy, stereotactic body radiotherapy, and intraoperative radiation techniques, with the intent of reducing toxicity to normal tissues and improving treatment outcomes.
Her academic and clinical interests have led her to be involved in a number of research protocols and clinical trials as a principal investigator or co-investigator. After a prestigious NIH K-30 award, Dr. Wernicke earned the additional degree of Master of Science in Clinical Research and Investigation at Weill Cornell Medical College. A prolific author of a number of publications, book chapters and abstracts, Dr. Wernicke has contributed new insights into the approach, delivery and outcomes of radiotherapy. She serves as Assistant Director of the Residency Program, Director of Research for the Residency Program, Vice Chair of the Radiation Safety Committee, as well as a member of the WCMC Patient Safety Committee.
Dr. Wernicke completed her Radiation Oncology residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. Throughout her training, she was committed to research and presented her work at a number of national and international meetings.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Emblem Select Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), Pathway (Exchange), PPO]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Pathway Enhanced]
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid, Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]
1999 Saint Georges University School of Medicine
Internship: 2001 Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Residency: 2005 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital