Kyra J. Becker M.D.

 Kyra  J. Becker M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Neurology, Stroke

Services

Neurology, Neurosciences, Stroke Center

Languages

English

Locations

Stroke Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.744.9340|Map It 

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Bio

Kyra J. Becker, M.D., is a vascular neurologist with training in stroke and critical care neurology. Dr. Becker is director of Vascular Neurology Services at the UW Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center at Harborview Medical Center, Seattle.

Dr. Becker earned her M.D. from Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. She completed her medical internship, neurology residency and neurocritical care fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. She is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology, and a fellow of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Becker is actively engaged in research, studying how the immune response contributes to brain injury after stroke and ways to modify this response to improve outcome.

Dr. Becker is a professor in the departments of Neurology and Neurological Surgery at University of Washington, Seattle. She is involved with the American Stroke Association and chair of the International Stroke Conference.

Personal Interests

When away from practicing medicine, Dr. Becker enjoys sailing, music, theater and travel.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
Duke Univ. School of MedicineMedical education1989
Johns Hopkins HospitalFellowshipCritical Care Neurology
Johns Hopkins HospitalInternshipMedicine
Johns Hopkins HospitalResidencyNeurology
Natl. Institute of Neurological Disorders & StrokeFellowship

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD1989

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyVascular Neurology2005
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1995
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