Cardiology

David Becker, MD, FACC

Associate Director, Preventive and Integrative Heart Health Program, Temple Heart & Vascular Institute

About me

Clinical Interests
  • Preventative cardiology
  • Atherosclerosis
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Heart attack/myocardial infarction
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cardiovascular disease related to obesity and autoimmune disease
  • Elevated coronary calcification scores
Education
  • MD, Rutgers Medical School, Camden, NJ
Training
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease
Memberships
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
Awards and Honors
  • Citation from Family Practice Department for Teaching Excellence, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Golden Apple Teaching Award, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Teaching Award – Family Practice Residents, Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Nuclear Medicine and Physics NCR Nuclear License, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • AHA 61st Scientific Sessions Poster Presentation
  • Top Doctors, Cardiovascular Disease, Philadelphia magazine, 2018

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