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About Jaafar Bennouna

Jaafar Bennouna is the Director of Medical Physics – Proton at Baptist Health South Florida, Miami Cancer Institute.  Jaafar was instrumental in the success of the Miami Cancer Centers initial launch and has been overseeing the Proton department at the MCI ever since. He has been working for Baptist Health for 25 years until he was chosen to lead the Proton department of the one of the newest and most cutting-edge departments for BHSF.  Jaafar made Dean’s List while at Bethany College and Wright State University and completed his Fellowship at the University of Kentucky in sub conductors.  He has several professional affiliations including: The American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Institute of Physics, Society of Physics Students, American Brachytherapy Association, and American Society for Radiation Oncology. Jaafar’s talents and skills have made him a prized asset to the BHSF family and with his team of the finest Proton Physicists and Therapists behind him have set records in number in patients treated with top quality of care.

Positions

January 2017 - Present Director of Medical Physics - Protons, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
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January 1998 - Present Consultant Medical Physicist, Pan American Hospital
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January 1997 - Present Consultant Medical Physicist, North Ridge Medical Center
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April 1996 - Present Consultant Medical Physicist, Baptist Health South Florida Baptist Hospital of Miami
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December 2014 - January 2017 Director of Medical Physics, Baptist Health South Florida South Miami Hopsital
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December 2003 - December 2014 Director of Medical Physics, Advanced Medical Specialties
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December 2002 - December 2003 Director of Medical Physics, Baptist Health South Florida South Miami Hopsital
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April 1995 - December 2002 Manager of Medical Physics, Baptist Health South Florida South Miami Hospital
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January 1998 - January 1999 Consultant Medical Physicist, Boca Raton Cancer Center
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May 1993 - March 1995 Junior Physicist, Kettering Medical Center ‐ Department of Radiation Oncology
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Curriculum Vitae



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Honors and Awards

  • Fellowship at University of Kentucky
  • Dean’s List at Bethany College
  • Dean’s List at Wright State University

Education

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1994 Medical Physics, M.S., Wright State University
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1992 Mathematics, B.S., Bethany College
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1992 Physics, B.S., Bethany College
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Contact Information

Miami Cancer Institute
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176-2118
(786) 596-2000