Dr. Mara Leigh Becker MD Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Mara Becker is a pediatric rheumatologist in Kansas City, Missouri. She received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College and has been in practice for 15 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Pediatric Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Thomas Jefferson University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1999 - 2003

Thomas Jefferson University
Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2003 - 2006

Jefferson Medical College
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AL State Medical License
Active through 2012

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Pharmacogenomics in childhood rheumatic disorders: a foundation for future individualized therapy.
Polk, B. I.,Becker, M. L.

Low-dose methotrexate results in the selective accumulation of aminoimidazole carboxamide ribotide in an erythroblastoid cell line.
Funk, R. S.,van Haandel, L.,Becker, M. L.,Leeder, J. S.

Clinical characteristics of children with juvenile dermatomyositis - the children's arthritis and rheumatology research alliance (CARRA) registry.
Robinson, A. B.,Hoeltzel, M. F.,Wahezi, D. M.,Becker, M. L.,Kessler, E.,Schmeling, H.,Carrasco, R.,Huber, A. M.,Feldman, B. M.,Reed, A. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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