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About Dr. Stephen B Beck
Dr. Stephen B Beck, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Birmingham, AL, with other offices in Alabaster, AL and Talladega, AL . He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology, Hematology and Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Beck has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Stephen B Beck has the following 3 specialties
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Stephen B Beck has the following 7 expertise
- Bone Marrow Transplant
Dr. Stephen B Beck has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Stephen B Beck is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Beck was exceptional. He pulled no punches, which is what we wanted. Personalized my husbands care, and explanations, not only to my spouses level of understanding but to me and my experience. Proactive and optimistic, even with stage IV lung CA. During our 7 month with him, it felt like a friend was taking care of us. Calls where returned immediately. THANK YOU Dr. I couldn't have done this with out you.......
One of his patients was my friend of 26 years.He told her he could beat her cervical cancer with chemo,and she really wanted a hysterterctomy first..he said lets try to shrink the tumours,now seven months later she is dying as it has spread to her liver..i would use this doctor without another opinion.
Dr. Beck is simply an outstanding doctor. He is kind, caring, compassionate. He always takes his time to make me feel welcome in his clinic. He make sure I am well educated about my disease. At the end of each visit he always asks me what I might need and if there is anyway that he can help me. One time I was very sick and he called me at home to check on me.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2017)
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 (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 (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.
23 Years Experience
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In New Orleans
Graduated in 1995
University Of Alabama Hospital
Dr. Stephen B Beck accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
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