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Lewis C Becker, M.D.

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Professor of Medicine


Expertise: Angina, Aortic Aneurysms, Atherosclerosis, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Diseases, Chest Pain, Coronary Artery Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Nuclear Cardiology, Premature Coronary Artery Disease, Stress Testing, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms more

Research Interests: Pathogenesis of post-ischemic myocardial inflammation and role in reperfusion injury; Regulation of proinflammatory genes in reperfused myocardium; Effects of mental stress on the heart; Genetics of premature coronary artery disease (GeneSTAR) more

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5997

Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute
Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower, #7125
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5997



  • Professor of Medicine
  • Joint Appointment in Radiology and Radiological Science

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1966)


  • Massachusetts General Hospital (1968)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (1971)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1970)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (1973)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1973)

Research & Publications

Lab Website: Becker Lab

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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