AboutDr. Thomas Becker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Altos, CA. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Becker is affiliated with El Camino Hospital and Community Hospital of Los Gatos. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas Becker has the following 1 specialty
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
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- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Becker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
El Camino Hospital
2500 Grant Rd
Mountain View, CA 94040
Community Hospital of Los Gatos
815 Pollard Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95032
24 Years Experience
University of California at Davis
Graduated in 1989
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