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