Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Dr. Josue Becerra, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Josue Becerra, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Colombian School of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in psychiatry.Read his story

1520 22nd St

Columbus, GA 31901

Contact Information

(706) 223-1933

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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Major Depressive Disorder
more than 68% of peers
Opioid Dependence
more than 67% of peers
Psychiatric Diseases
more than 67% of peers

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Dr. Becerra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Becerra "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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Becerra "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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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

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

19  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

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


  • 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
11 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Becerra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Absolutely! He is the only one that checks all my medications, listens to all my problems and is so concerned of all my problems. I would definitely tell all my friends and family about Dr. Becerra and would strongly recommend him to anyone. Everybody in this facility is so nice and so easy to...more
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Very interested in progress; listens well and is very interested.
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Pill machine no help once he locks you into a medication routine.
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Very helpful and pleasant staff
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He is a very nice guy and he has helped my son come along way from where he started.
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