Don S. Dizon, MD

Don S. Dizon, MD

Director, Pelvic Malignancies Program and Hematology-Oncology Outpatient Clinics, Lifespan Cancer Institute; Director of Medical Oncology, Rhode Island Hospital; and Founder, Oncology Sexual Health First Responders Program

Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, FASCO, is an oncologist who specializes in women's cancers. He is the director of women's cancers at Lifespan Cancer Institute and director of medical oncology at Rhode Island Hospital. He is also a professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. His research interests are in novel treatments of women’s cancers and issues related to survivorship, particularly as they relate to sexual health after cancer for both men and women.

He is a prolific researcher and writer, and he has authored hundreds of publications, including peer-reviewed articles, books and book chapters. He is an active member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, SWOG cancer research network, and the National Consortium of Breast Cancers, of which he has served as both vice president and president. 



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


  • Medical School:  University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Residency:  Yale University Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center