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About Dr. Michael J Becker

Dr. Michael J Becker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lacombe, LA. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Becker is affiliated with Slidell Memorial Hospital. Dr. Becker has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

29 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael J Becker is Great. Dr. Michael J Becker has been rated by 29 patients. From those 29 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael J Becker is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Northlake Neurological Institute

64301 Highway 434
Lacombe, LA 70445
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Specialties

Dr. Michael J Becker has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael J Becker has the following 8 expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Headache
  • Electromyography
  • Stroke
  • Nerve Conduction Studies

Dr. Michael J Becker has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Takes Time to Understand Patient

Good bedside manor, very knowledgeable and methodical. He takes the time to understand the patient and explain the steps he is taking to diagnose and treat the problems.

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Five Stars

I can't really rate the follow up after visit because we have only seen him one time, but I was impressed by his questions and diagnosis. He was extremely easy to talk to, and answered all our questions. He is very thorough and patient. Highly recommend this neurologist.

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Five Stars

I am completely satisfied with the care Dr. Becker has provided. Not only is Dr. Becker pleasant to work with but his nursing and administrative staff as well.

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Five Stars

Exceptional bedside manner. Great attitude and kindness. very detailed with explanation

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I would recommended any and everyone.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Becker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1995

  • Lsu Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael J Becker accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Northlake Neurological Institute, 64301 Highway 434, Lacombe, LA

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