Bay Area’s Best Doctors – Ed Becker MD
Dr. Becker Named One of the Bay Area’s Best Doctors. Walnut Creek Skin & Laser is pleased to announce that our own Dr. Becker has been recognized as one of the Bay Area’s best doctors! In all, 551 doctors made the list of best doctors in the Bay Area – including 14 dermatologists. The entire list of recognized doctors was published on December 19, 2014 on ModernLuxury.com.
How is the List Compiled?
A healthcare research and information company named Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. determined which doctors in the Bay area were included on last year’s list. As stated on ModernLuxury’s website, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has a mission: to guide patients to the finest physicians and hospitals in the country.
Castle Connolly asked doctors to nominate their peers (e.g. other doctors) for the list. (And they do not allow any doctor to nominate him/herself). For the Bay Area list, approximately 3,000 nominations were collected from the following counties: Alameda, Marin Contra Costa, Napa, San Mateo, San Francisco, Sanoma, and Santa Clara. The list of thousands was then narrowed down to the list that currently appears on ModernLuxury.com’s website. With more than 500 names in total, the winning doctor’s names are listed according to their specialty.
Castle Connolly carefully screens each nominated doctor before considering him or her for the final list. The company checks items such as the nominated doctor’s educational experience, professional experience, where his or her medical degree was earned, hospital affiliations, number of years experience, board certification, and more.
Additionally, Castle Connolly does not allow blind nominations. In other words, any doctor that nominates another must submit his or her name, location, hospital affiliation and National Provider Identifier. Castle Connolly uses this information to confirm that the nominating doctor is absolutely qualified to nominate another.
Dr. Becker’s listing appears on the Bay Area’s Best Doctors list as follows:
Edward V. Becker, MD
Skin cancer, pediatric dermatology, cosmetic dermatology
2255 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Ste. B1 Walnut Creek
John Muir Medical Center
More about Dr. Becker
Dr. Becker has been practicing dermatology for more than 20 years in the Walnut Creek vicinity. He specializes in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology and he has been chosen as one of the Bay Area’s Best Dermatologists numerous times.
Dr. Becker is a graduate of Boston University’s six-year medical program and he completed his dermatology residency at the University of California’s Medical Center in San Francisco. He has been certified by the American Academy of Dermatology since 1980.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Becker or any of the other dermatology medical professionals at Walnut Creek Skin & Laser, please contact our office at (925) 945-7005. Our staff is happy to answer your questions and help you schedule an appointment for a consultation.