Jaroslaw Hepel, MD

Jaroslaw T. Hepel, MD, FACRO

Director, Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery, Lifespan Cancer Institute and Rhode Island Hospital

Jaroslaw Hepel, MD, FACRO, is director of the stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery program and director of academic affairs for the department of radiation oncology at the Lifespan Cancer Institute and Rhode Island Hospital. He also serves as associate professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and as adjunct associate professor at Tufts University. He is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology.

Dr. Hepel received his undergraduate degree at Cornell University in 1997 with distinction. He earned his medical degree at the University of Rochester in 2001, and then completed an internal medicine residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. He then went on to complete his residency in radiation oncology at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

The author of numerous scientific papers, Dr. Hepel’s clinical and research interests include breast and lung cancer treatment and stereotactic radiosurgery/radiotherapy for diseases involving the brain, spine, lung, and other sites.

He serves as the medical director of the American College of Radiation Oncology, where he is also on the board of chancellors. He is also a member of the American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, the American Brachytherapy Society, the American Medical Association, and the Massachusetts Medical Society.

He has been awarded the Brown University Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award and named a Rhode Island Monthly “Top Doctor” four times, among other awards. 



Pratt Radiation Oncology Associates
Rhode Island Hospital Main Building/Zecchino Pavillion (directions)
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Residency:  University of California at Irvine Medical Center
  • Residency:  New England Medical Center/Tufts University