Dr. Becker was born in Dundee, Illinois, and has been a lifelong resident of the Fox River Valley.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from Augustana College in 1982.
Dr. Becker completed his medical education and surgical residency training in Chicago in 1988. He then established a private medical practice and has maintained that practice for over 30 years.
During his career, Dr. Becker served as a surgical anatomy instructor, director of a hospital based wound care program, as well as internship and residency training programs. His special professional interests include wound care with limb preservation and podiatric sports medicine.
Dr. Becker has been active in multiple levels of athletics, both as a participant and coach for several decades. He also enjoys woodworking and wood carving.