• Yaacov Lawrence, MD

  • Department: Radiation Oncology
  • Specialties: Radiation Oncology, Neuro-oncology
  • Language: Hebrew, English
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About Me

Dr. Yaacov Richard Lawrence M.A.; M.B.B.S.; M.R.C.P. (MD equivalent), is a Senior Physician in the Radiation Oncology Department, Director of the Center for Translational Radiation Oncology. Dr. Lawrence completed his medical education in UK, and then in Sheba and USA. He is a known specialist in translational radiation oncology, specializing in radiation treatment for lung, gastrointestinal and brain tumors. Through his career, Dr. Lawrence has received several grants and funding and published dozens of articles in the medical literature.


  • Director, Center for Translational Radiation Oncology
  • 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)
Conditions and treatment
  • radiation oncology
  • brain tumors
  • neuro-oncology
  • prostate cancer
  • radiosurgery
  • oncology
  • radiation therapy
  • cancer
  • lung cancer


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