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Becker, Christian, MD, PhD, FCCP Associate Medical Director
WMCHealth eHealth Center

Becker, Christian


Language(s): English, German, Greek, Spanish

Christian Becker, MD, PhD is the Associate Medical Director of the WMCHealth eHealth Center. He is directing its clinical research and quality programs.

Dr. Becker joins WMCHealth following 11 years at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/ Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he trained in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and then joined the faculty as a physician scientist. During his time at Mount Sinai Dr. Becker developed basic science as well as translational and clinical research projects.

Dr. Becker’s clinical focus lies in Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Prior to joining WMCHealth he served as the Medical Director for the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit at Mount Sinai and regularly served as supervising attending in the medical ICU, the critical care consultation service/ medical acute response service as well as inpatient and outpatient pulmonary and sarcoidosis services.

Dr. Becker received combined MD and PhD degrees (molecular genetics) from Hannover Medical School in Germany. He trained in Internal Medicine in Germany (2000-2002) and subsequently in the US (2002-2005), followed by clinical (2005-2008) and research fellowship training (2008-2009) in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Becker has authored and co-authored numerous high impact research papers and has won numerous research, clinical service and teaching awards.


Medical School: Medizinische Hochschule in Hannover, Germany
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Specialties: Critical Care Medicine


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