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Yaacov Lawrence

Yaacov Lawrence

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Hebrew
  • English


Graduating from Cambridge University and University College Hospital, Dr. Yaacov Lawrence is board certified in Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology. Between 2007-2010 Dr. Lawrence was a Fellow and subsequently Attending Physician at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, during which time he was awarded an ASCO Young Investigator Award. In addition to serving as Sheba’s Interim Radiation Oncology Department Chair, Dr. Lawrence leads its Gastro-Intestinal Program and heads the Research Division within the department. He is also a Senior Lecturer at the Tel Aviv University School of Medicine.

“At Sheba’s Jusidman Oncology Hospital, we work together as a team to offer optimal, tailored treatments with minimal side effects: all while staying attuned to each patient’s preferences and respecting their wishes.”

Conditions and treatment

  • Radiation oncology
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Radiosurgery
  • Radiation therapy
  • Lung cancer
  • Brain tumors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Oncology
  • Cancer


  • Director, Radiation Oncology Department
  • Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Senior Lecturer, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
  • Membership of Professional organizations: Cambridge Undergraduate Medical Society, Cambridge Union, American Society of Clinical Oncology , Royal College of Physicians of London, Israeli Medical Organization, oncology division, American Society for Therapeutic Radiology And Oncology, European Society of Medical Oncology , American Association for Cancer Research , Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University (Associate Research Member). Concluded, European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO)

Education and Training

  • University College of London Hospital, UK
  • Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Residency in Radiation Oncology, Sheba Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Department of Radiation Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology

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