Esther Yu, MD

Esther Yu, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Esther Yu, MD is a board-certified radiation oncologist at Lifespan Cancer Institute and assistant professor of radiation oncology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She earned her bachelor of science degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at Tufts Medical Center and served as chief resident in her final year of training. She specializes in the treatment of head and neck, central nervous system, and pediatric malignancies. 

Dr. Yu is a winner of the American Brachytherapy Society’s 2016 HDR Scholarship Award in addition to the Dean's Excellence in Teaching award in 2018 and 2021 at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She was named a top doctor in Rhode Island Monthly magazine in 2023.

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


  • Medical School:  Emory University School of Medicine, GA
  • Residency:  Tufts University Medical Center