Anita Beck, MD

Anita Beck, MD, PhD

Medical Genetics Seattle, WA

Assistant Professor at Seattle Children's Hospital & the University of Washington

Office Address

  • Dept. Pediatrics, Box 356320
    1959 NE Pacific St., HSB RR347
    Seattle, WA 98195
    Phone: (206) 685-3412

Anita Beck, MD, PhD

Medical Genetics Seattle, WA

Assistant Professor at Seattle Children's Hospital & the University of Washington

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Medical Genetics: Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Interests: Pediatrics: Medical Genetics

Education & Training

  • U Washington Affil Hosps
  • Stanford University Prog
  • Stanford UniversityStanford University
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St. LouisWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Certifications & Licensure

  • ID State Medical LicenseID State Medical License2014 - 2016
  • AK State Medical LicenseAK State Medical License2012 - 2016
  • WA State Medical LicenseWA State Medical License2010 - 2017
  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License1999 - 2017
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of Medical GeneticsClinical Genetics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Seattle Met magazine’s Top Doctors2012
    • 5-year Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)National Institutes of Health (NIH)/ National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD), 2009
    • Fellowship award NIGMS/NIH grant for “Postdoctoral Training in Medical Genetics”Stanford University, 2003 - 2005, 2005

    Publications & Presentations



    • Autosomal Dominant Microtia and Coloboma: New Syndrome or an Extension of the Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum. Beck AE, Hudgins L and Hoyme HE, Journal of Investigative Medicine
    • Autosomal Dominant Oculo-Auriculo-Vertebral Spectrum: Report of Nine Additional Families. Beck AE, Hudgins L, Grix AW and Hoyme HE, Proceedings of the Greenwood Genetics Center
    • Autosomal Dominant Deafness and Ectodermal Dysplasia Associated with Heterozygous Mutation in Connexin-26. Beck AE, Hoyme HE, and Hudgins L, Journal of Investigative Medicine


    • Fast Muscles & Tight Joints: Genetics of Arthrogryposis. Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA
    • Defects of embryonic myosin in Freeman-Sheldon syndrome cause reduced force and prolonged relaxation of skeletal myofibers. Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA
    • Phenotypic Characterization of Distal Arthrogryposis Type 5: “The ‘eyes’ have it. Northwest Genetics Exchange – Seattle, WA

    Grant Support

    • Identifying The Genetic And Molecular Basis Of ClubfootEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
      2009 - 2011

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