M. Yakub
Chief of Brachytherapy Services

Primary Location


Yakub Puthawala, MD, is chief of brachytherapy services at Rhode Island Hospital and an associate clinical professor of radiation oncology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Puthawala is a board-certified radiation oncologist. He received his undergraduate degree in biology from Gujarat College and his medical degree from Municipal Medical College, both in Ahmedabad, India. He completed his fellowship training in radiation oncology at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, and his residency training in radiation oncology at University Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His areas of clinical expertise include intraoperative radiation therapy, gynecologic and head and neck oncology, high dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT). He is an adjunct associate clinical professor at Tufts University School of Medicine.


Radiation Oncology

Areas of Expertise

Gynecologic Cancers
Head, Neck And Thyroid Cancer
Skin Cancer

Hospital Affiliations


Medical School:NHL Municipal Medical College - Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Residency:University of Puerto Rico Medical Center
Fellowship:University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA