Christopher G. Azzoli, MD

Director of Thoracic Oncology

Christopher Gerard Azzoli, MD, has joined the Lifespan Cancer Institute as director of thoracic oncology.  A native Rhode Islander, Dr. Azzoli received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, followed by residency training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York then served there as faculty from 2002 - 2012.  He served as faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston from 2012 - 2018.

Dr. Azzoli is a former Chairman of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Guideline Committee, and was recently named a Fellow of ASCO.  He specializes in the care of patients with lung cancer, thymoma, and mesothelioma.



Lifespan Cancer Institute, Rhode Island Hospital
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
110 Lockwood St.
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center