Dr. Alfred Becker, MD

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Dr. Alfred Becker, MD

Rheumatology | Male

Crystal Run Healthcare 156 Route 59 # St, Suffern, NY 10901 Get Directions
(845) 357-6464

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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.Read more

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based on 12 total surveys (1 with a review)
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    31 – 45 minutes (12)
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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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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • 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 Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • 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 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

Procedures Performed

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

    Graduated in 1962

  • Internship Hospital
    Kings Co Med Center

    Completed in 1963

  • Residency Hospital
    Pittsburgh Health Center

    Completed in 1967

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Einstein Med Center

    Completed in 1968

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Becker's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Becker

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Becker's Care Philosophy

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.