Dr. Dorothy Joan Becker MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Dorothy Becker is a pediatric endocrinologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. She received her medical degree from University of the Witwatersrand and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Becker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 8 doctors at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and one of 6 at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Ranked #3 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974 - 1975

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1975 - 1976

University of the Witwatersrand
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 36 years in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 36 years in Pediatrics

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Transfer from pediatric to adult health care: effects on diabetes outcomes.
Lyons, S. K.,Becker, D. J.,Helgeson, V. S.

Large scale prospective T cell function assays in shipped, unfrozen blood samples: experiences from the multicenter TRIGR trial.
Hadley, D.,Cheung, R. K.,Becker, D. J.,Girgis, R.,Palmer, J. P.,Cuthbertson, D.,Krischer, J. P.,Dosch, H. M.

Co-Stimulation Modulation with Abatacept in Patients with Recent-Onset Type 1 Diabetes: Follow-Up One Year After Cessation of Treatment.
Orban, T.,Bundy, B.,Becker, D. J.,Dimeglio, L. A.,Gitelman, S. E.,Goland, R.,Gottlieb, P. A.,Greenbaum, C. J.,Marks, J. B.,Monzavi, R.,Moran, A.,Peakman, M.,Raskin, P.,Russell, W. E.,Schatz, D.,Wherrett, D. K.,Wilson, D. M.,Krischer, J. P.,Skyler, J. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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