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General neurology, Stroke care




Kyra Becker, M.D., is a board certified vascular neurologist, director of Vascular Neurology Services at the UW Medicine Comprehensive Stroke Center at Harborview and a UW professor emeritus of Neurology.

Dr. Becker has expertise in stroke and critical care neurology. She 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. She strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.??

Dr. Becker earned her M.D. from Duke. She is board certified in both Neurology and Vascular Neurology. She is a fellow of the American Heart Association, is involved with the American Stroke Association and chairs the International Stroke Conference.

Personal Interests

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

Neurology Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104


General neurology

Duke Univ. School of Medicine

Medical education, 1989

Natl. Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke


Johns Hopkins Hospital

Fellowship, Critical Care Neurology

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Internship, Medicine

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Residency, Neurology


Board Certifications
  • Vascular Neurology, 2005, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Neurology, 1995, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology