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Jeffrey Becker, MD

Medical Director, Outpatient Cardiology
Awards and Recognition:
    Top Doctors
    Washingtonian
    (2015)

Locations

Languages Spoken

  • English

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology

National Provider ID: 1902900418

Bio

Biography

Jeffrey A. Becker, MD, is the Medical Director of Outpatient Cardiology at Children’s National Health System. In his previous role, he served as Program Director for Outpatient Cardiology. Before joining Children's in 2008, he served as Assistant Chief of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, retiring as an Army Colonel.

Dr. Becker 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.

He received his doctorate of medicine from the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, and his fellowship training in cardiology at Children's National. His primary interests include: non-invasive cardiac imaging and outpatient cardiology.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Cardiology, 1997
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 1991
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • Internship Program, Pediatrics, 1989
    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
  • MD, 1988
    George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • MS, Public Health/Epidemiology, 1984
    University of Massachusetts
  • BS, Biology, 1980
    George Washington University
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Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Cardiovascular complications adversely affect survival during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

(1998) Critical Care Medicine

Failure of intrapartum antibiotics to prevent cultureproven neonatal group B streptococcal sepsis

(1993) Journal of Perinatology

False negative urine latex particle agglutination testing in neonates with Group B Streptococcal bacteremia A function of improper test implementation

(1993) Clinical Pediatrics

Glycogenosis type II a juvenile specific mutation with an unusual splicing pattern and a shared mutation in AfricanAmericans

(1997) Human Mutation Journal

Medical triage assistant A sensor suite for far forward medical care

(2004) Proceedings of the Advanced Technology Applied to Combat Casualty Care

Pediatric Cardiac Radiology

(2008) Pediatric Imaging: Rapid-Fire Questions and Answers

The African origin of the common mutation in AfricanAmerican patients with Glycogen Storage Disease Type II

(1998) American Journal of Human Genetics

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