Dr. Contessa emerges as a figure of inspiration and boundless potential in the vibrant tapestry of Kansas City, Missouri. Her academic and professional journey began at Xavier University, leading to a distinguished medical degree from Saint Louis University, backed by a prestigious military scholarship. Excelling as a flight surgeon at the National Naval Medical Centre, she demonstrated early on her dedication to serving others with distinction and courage.

Venturing beyond her military service, Contessa has skillfully navigated the realms of entrepreneurship and healthcare. She founded Acute Face MD, a concierge medical service lauded for exceptional care, and a thriving Frozen Yogurt Café in Atlanta, contributing significantly to local business and community wellness. Her dynamic presence on Bravo’s “Married to Medicine” has showcased her medical expertise and amplified her voice in healthcare advocacy and philanthropy, making her a beacon of influence in her profession and community.