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Jeffrey Alan Becker, MD

The Center for Heart, Lung and Kidney Disease


Fetal Heart Program
Fetal and Transitional Medicine

Outpatient Cardiology

Specialties: Congenital Heart Disease and Anomalies, Hypertension, Fetal Echocardiogram, Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Fetal Ultrasound

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology
National Provider Identifier1902900418

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Children's Outpatient Center of Montgomery County
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Shady Grove Medical Park
9850 Key West Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
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Phone: 301-765-5400 or 800-787-0243
Fax: 301-765-5497
*Ambulatory Surgery Center 301-765-5500

Children's Outpatient Center in Annapolis

888 Bestgate Road
Suite 320
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Phone: 410-266-6582
Fax: 410-266-0943
Center Manager: Sheilah Pape

Fetal Echo Clinic - Holy Cross Hospital

1500 Forest Glen Rd
OBGYN Clinic
Silver Spring,, MD 20910
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Phone: Appointments: 301-754-7630

Jeffrey A. Becker, MD, joined Children’s National Medical Center in August 2008 as a full-time attending. He is primarily located at Holy Cross Hospital providing pediatric cardiology services to both inpatients and outpatients. Dr. Becker recently retired from 20 years of military service as an Army Colonel. He was Assistant Chief of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He is board certified in general pediatrics and pediatric cardiology, a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the North American Society for Cardiac Imaging. Dr. Becker received his doctorate of medicine from the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. and his fellowship training in cardiology at Children's National Medical Center. His primary interests include: non-invasive cardiac imaging and outpatient cardiology.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education George Washington University Washington, DCBachelor of Science Biology 1980
Graduate Education University of Massachusetts Amherst, MAMaster of Science Public Health/Epidemiology 1984
Medical School George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Washington, DCDoctor of Medicine 1984 -1988
National & International Recognitions
Super DoctorsWashington Post Magazine2011
Order of Military Medical Merit2007
Surgeon General “A” Proficiency Designator2005
Army Superior Unit Award2004
Army Meritorious Service Medal2001
Alpha Omega Alpha 1998

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
ChairmanPharmacy and Therapeutics Committee 2009
Board MemberChildren’s National Health Network 2009
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
InvestigatorFeasibility of Implementation of Pulse Oximetry as a Screening Tool for Critical Congenital Heart Disease in the Newborn Nursery2009
Book Chapter, Becker JA. (2008), Pediatric Cardiac Radiology, In Frank Quattromani, Pediatric Imaging: Rapid-Fire Questions and Answers, NY, Thieme Publishers.

Journal Article, Ling GSF, Urias A, Loh R, Yun C, Lee E, Becker J, et al. (2004), Medical triage assistant: A sensor suite for far forward medical care, Proceedings of the Advanced Technology Applied to Combat Casualty Care .

Journal Article, Becker JB, Vlach J, Raben N, et al. (1998), The African origin of the common mutation in African-American patients with Glycogen Storage Disease Type II, American Journal of Human Genetics, 62, 991-994.

Journal Article, Becker JA, Short BL, Martin GR (1998), Cardiovascular complications adversely affect survival during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Critical Care Medicine, 26, 9, 1582-1586.

Journal Article, Adams EM, Becker JA, Griffith L, Segal A, Plotz PH, Raben N. (1997), Glycogenosis type II: a juvenile specific mutation with an unusual splicing pattern and a shared mutation in African-Americans, Human Mutation Journal, 10, 128-134.

Journal Article, Becker JA, Ascher DP, Mendiola J, et al. (1993), False negative urine latex particle agglutination testing in neonates with Group B Streptococcal bacteremia - A function of improper test implementation?, Clinical Pediatrics, 32, 8, 467-471.

Journal Article, Ascher DP, Becker JA, Yoder BA, Weisse M, et al. (1993), Failure of intrapartum antibiotics to prevent culture-proven neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis, Journal of Perinatology, 13, 3, 212-216.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Jeffrey Becker, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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