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Attention Johns Hopkins Bayview patients, staff and visitors: As a result of a fire across the street from the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus in Southeast Baltimore, the facilities department has shut down the ventilation system at that location to prevent smoke from entering the handling system.

Additionally, Eastern Avenue is closed at Bayview Blvd., and Bayview Blvd is closed southbound at Mason Lord Drive. Please use Lombard Street to enter and exit the campus. If you are on campus, please remain indoors.

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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

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