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Dorothy Becker, MD

Dorothy Becker, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Office Address

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  • Childens Hospital
    44o1 Penn Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    Phone: (412) 692-5170
    Fax: (412) 692-5834

Dr. Becker's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Endocrinology: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Becker's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics
  • University of the WitwatersrandUniversity of the WitwatersrandMedical School

Dr. Becker's Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1976 - 2014
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1978
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Endocrinology, 1978

Dr. Becker's Publications & Presentations

PubMed | Citations by Web of Science®

Grant Support

  • Trial To Reduce IDDM In The Genetically At RISK: A Nutritional Primary Prevention
    Trial To Reduce IDDM In The Genetically At RISK: A Nutritional Primary PreventionEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2011 - 2011
  • Prediction And Prevention Of Type 1 Diabetes - Trialnet
    Prediction And Prevention Of Type 1 Diabetes - TrialnetNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2009 - 2011
  • Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus:  Epidemiology And Etiology
    Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus: Epidemiology And EtiologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2009 - 2011
  • Research Training In Pediatric Endocrinology
    Research Training In Pediatric EndocrinologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2009 - 2011
  • Nutritional Primary Prevention Of Type 1 Diabetes
    Nutritional Primary Prevention Of Type 1 DiabetesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2009 - 2010
  • Research Training In Pediatric Endocrinology
    Research Training In Pediatric EndocrinologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2005 - 2008
  • The Management Of Asymptomatic Celiac Disease In Children With Type I DM
    The Management Of Asymptomatic Celiac Disease In Children With Type I DMNational Center For Research Resources
    2004 - 2005
  • Prediction And Prevention Of Type I Diabetes
    Prediction And Prevention Of Type I DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2001 - 2007
  • Nutritional Primary Prevention Of Type 1 Diabetes
    Nutritional Primary Prevention Of Type 1 DiabetesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    2001 - 2008
  • Effects Of Hypoglycemia On Cognitive Function In Children With IDDM
    Effects Of Hypoglycemia On Cognitive Function In Children With IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
    2000 - 2005
  • Cognitive Functions &Hypoglycemia In Children With IDDM
    Cognitive Functions &Hypoglycemia In Children With IDDMEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1999 - 2003
  • Etiology And Epidemiology Of Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
    Etiology And Epidemiology Of Insulin Dependent Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
    1998 - 2005
  • Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus Epidemiology And Etiology
    Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus Epidemiology And EtiologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    1996 - 2007
  • Effects Of Mild Hypoglycemia On Cerebral Blood Flow In Children With IDDM
    Effects Of Mild Hypoglycemia On Cerebral Blood Flow In Children With IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
    1993 - 1999
  • Cognitive Function &Hypoglycemia In Children With IDDM
    Cognitive Function &Hypoglycemia In Children With IDDMEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
    1993 - 1997
  • Control And Complications Of Iddm--Effect On Cognitive Function
    Control And Complications Of Iddm--Effect On Cognitive FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
    1992 - 1993
  • Abnormalities Of Gonadal/Pubertal Development Using LHRH Analog
    Abnormalities Of Gonadal/Pubertal Development Using LHRH AnalogNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Treatment Of 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency In Congenital (CAH) Patients
    Treatment Of 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency In Congenital (CAH) PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Physical Training Insulin Sensitivity And Glycemic Control
    Physical Training Insulin Sensitivity And Glycemic ControlNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Nutritional Status In Growth, Puberty And Pancreatic Function
    Nutritional Status In Growth, Puberty And Pancreatic FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Pathogenesis Of Glucagon Deficiency In Response To Hypoglycemia In IDDM
    Pathogenesis Of Glucagon Deficiency In Response To Hypoglycemia In IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
    1990 - 1990
  • Nutritional, Lipid And Hormonal Abnormalities In Psychosocial Dwarfism
    Nutritional, Lipid And Hormonal Abnormalities In Psychosocial DwarfismNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1993
  • Hypoglycemia In Childhood
    Hypoglycemia In ChildhoodNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1994
  • Gastrointestinal Hormones And Energy Homeostasis
    Gastrointestinal Hormones And Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1992
  • Use Of Phosphate Supplements In The Treatment Of Diabetic Ketoacidosis
    Use Of Phosphate Supplements In The Treatment Of Diabetic KetoacidosisNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Role Of GI Hormones In Energy Homeostasis
    Role Of GI Hormones In Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Insulin Pharmacokinetics In Patients With Inuslin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus
    Insulin Pharmacokinetics In Patients With Inuslin-Dependent Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Insulin Infusion Pumps In A Pediatric Population
    Insulin Infusion Pumps In A Pediatric PopulationNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Infant Nutrition I--Effect Of Mode Of Nutrition On Energy Homeostasis
    Infant Nutrition I--Effect Of Mode Of Nutrition On Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Hormonal And Metabolic Aspects Of Fasting In Obesity
    Hormonal And Metabolic Aspects Of Fasting In ObesityNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Effect Of Growth Hormone On Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide In Children
    Effect Of Growth Hormone On Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985
  • Cystic Fibrosis--Nutritional Status In Growth And Pancreatic Function
    Cystic Fibrosis--Nutritional Status In Growth And Pancreatic FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
    1985 - 1985

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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