Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Psychiatry  |  
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Age 54
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Dr. Josue Becerra, MD
Dr. Josue Becerra completed psychiatric training at Texas Tech University at El Paso. He has close to 20 years of experience as a psychiatrist having worked in Canada and Alabama before working in Columbus GA. He has been an integral part of this community as a psychiatrist for the last 6 years. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate in the specialty of Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. We welcome him to Rivertown Psychiatry where he will be treating adolescents and adults. He has a special interest in drug interactions and likes his patients to bring all their medications into every visit so he can personally ensure that they are being taken correctly. His practice philosophy is to empower his patients with the tools they need to lead healthy, productive and full lives. He lives in Columbus with his wife and 2 children. He enjoys running and keeping up with the latest research in psycho-pharmacology.

Rivertown Psychiatry

1520 22nd St

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 223-1933

Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 22 More

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Care Philosophy

My Mission Statement 

To provide professional and compassionate evaluation and continuing care to adults, children and families with psychiatric issues in a confidential and caring environment.

My Core Values include 

  • developing a faith-based peaceful environment where we care for patients
  • demonstrating a high level of compassion, care and understanding for each other and for our patients
  • providing a comfortable atmosphere
  • providing a clean working environment
  • improving our quality of care through education of our employees
  • advocating conservative psychiatry and maintaining a great relationship with the community we serve
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Dr. Becerra's Experience

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Dr. Becerra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
1

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
17

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
12

Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Medication Management
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Colegio Tolimense High School, Ibague, Colombia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Colombian School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Becerra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Becerra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Becerra to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Becerra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Phenix city, Al |
Pill machine no help once he locks you into a medication routine.
in Columbus, GA |
Very helpful and pleasant staff
in Columbus, GA |
He is a very nice guy and he has helped my son come along way from where he started.
in Columbus, GA |
I cant thank Dr. Becerra and his staff enough, they have provided me with excellent service and are drastically improving my quality of life. As a Combat Veteran you do not find a doctor that actually listens and caters to the patient....Thanks so much
in Columbus, GA |
DR. BECERRA IS OUTSTANDING! I WAS VERY PLEASED THAT HE INVOLVED FAMILY IN THE CARE HIS PATIENTS. HIS BEDSIDE MANNER IS EXCEPTIONAL! YOU DO NOT FEEL RUSHED DURING YOUR APPOINTMENT. I FEEL DR. BECERRA IS JUST AS MUCH CONCERNED FOR MY SON AS I AM.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Becerra accepts 36 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    Medicare
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Becerra has admitting privileges

Midtown Medical Center
710 Center St
Columbus, GA 31901
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