Kyra J Becker M.D.

 Kyra  J Becker M.D.

Bio

Dr. Becker is a UW professor of neurology and of neurological surgery and the co-director of the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview. She is a…

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Clinical Interests

Stroke prevention and treatment and critical care neurology.

Research Interests

Clinical trials of stroke prevention and acute stroke therapy.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Duke Univ. School of MedicineMedical education1989
Johns Hopkins HospitalFellowship
Johns Hopkins HospitalInternship
Johns Hopkins HospitalResidency
Natl. Institute of Neurological Disorders & StrokeFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1989

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyVascular Neurology2005
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1995
Dr. Becker is a UW professor of neurology and of neurological surgery and the co-director of the UW Medicine Stroke Center at Harborview. She is a recognized authority in stroke and critical care neurology. Along with her work with patients, she also directs clinical trials related to stroke prevention and acute stroke therapy. She is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology.

After earning her medical degree from Duke University, she completed an internship and residency in neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and remained there for a fellowship in critical care neurology. She also completed a research fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke before joining the UW School of Medicine faculty.

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