Dorothy Becker, MD

Dorothy Becker, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes


Office Address

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

Dorothy Becker, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Pittsburgh, PA

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Endocrinology: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • University of the WitwatersrandUniversity of the Witwatersrand

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1976 - 2016

      Awards, Honors, & Recognition

      • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
      • Pittsburgh MagazineCastle Connolly, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

      Clinical Trials

      Publications & Presentations

      PubMed

      Grant Support

      • 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 - TrialnetNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2009 - 2011
      • Juvenile Diabetes Mellitus: Epidemiology And EtiologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2009 - 2011
      • Research Training In Pediatric EndocrinologyNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2009 - 2011
      • Nutritional Primary Prevention Of Type 1 DiabetesEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute Of Child Health &Human Development
        2009 - 2010
      • 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 DMNational Center For Research Resources
        2004 - 2005
      • Prediction And Prevention Of Type I DiabetesNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
        2001 - 2007
      • 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 IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        2000 - 2005
      • 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 MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
        1998 - 2005
      • 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 IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        1993 - 1999
      • 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 FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
        1992 - 1993
      • Abnormalities Of Gonadal/Pubertal Development Using LHRH AnalogNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Treatment Of 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency In Congenital (CAH) PatientsNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Physical Training Insulin Sensitivity And Glycemic ControlNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Nutritional Status In Growth, Puberty And Pancreatic FunctionNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Pathogenesis Of Glucagon Deficiency In Response To Hypoglycemia In IDDMNational Center For Research Resources
        1990 - 1990
      • Nutritional, Lipid And Hormonal Abnormalities In Psychosocial DwarfismNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1993
      • Hypoglycemia In ChildhoodNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1994
      • Gastrointestinal Hormones And Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1992
      • Use Of Phosphate Supplements In The Treatment Of Diabetic KetoacidosisNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Role Of GI Hormones In Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Insulin Pharmacokinetics In Patients With Inuslin-Dependent Diabetes MellitusNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Insulin Infusion Pumps In A Pediatric PopulationNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Infant Nutrition I--Effect Of Mode Of Nutrition On Energy HomeostasisNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Hormonal And Metabolic Aspects Of Fasting In ObesityNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • Effect Of Growth Hormone On Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide In ChildrenNational Center For Research Resources
        1985 - 1985
      • 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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