Dr. Alfred Becker, MD

Dr. Alfred Becker, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 81
(12)
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Dr. Alfred Becker, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Suffern, NY. He is 81 years old and has been practicing for 55 years. Dr. Becker is affiliated with Nyack Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.

156 Route 59 # St

Suffern, NY 10901

Contact Information

(845) 357-6464

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 17 More

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Gout
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Becker "Dr. Alfred Becker has been treating patients since 1968. HIs specialty of Rheumatology specifically treats patients' with rheumatic illness, muscular skeletal diseases, fibromalgia and connective tissue disorders. His patients are treated with the utmost care and compassion, combined with the latest inovations of treatment for all of these muscular skeletal diseases. Dr.Becker is an attending physicians at Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern New York and Nyack Hospital. He founded the arthritis unit at Helen Hayse Hospital and runs the Rheumatology clinic at the VA at Castle Point, New York. assistant clinical professor at Columbia University Medical Center and a fellow of the American College of Medicine. He is also a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology."

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
75

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1962
  • Kings Co Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • Pittsburgh Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Einstein Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1968

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Becker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Becker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Becker to family and friends
3.4
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Becker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Pomona, NY |
very good...the best..he'll study up on your individual condition. Sometimes there's a wait but its worth it, because when its you're turn he will spend extraordinary time going over details and his latest research.
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Dr. Becker accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MagnaCare
  • Medica
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Becker has admitting privileges

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
255 Lafayette Ave
Suffern, NY 10901
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Nyack Hospital
160 N Midland Ave
Nyack, NY 10960
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