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Kevin P. Becker, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Neurology
Director, Medical Neuro-Oncology
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UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8073



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Dr. Becker is a board-certified neurologist and fellowship trained neuro-oncologist specializing in treating patients with brain, spine, and nervous system tumors.

B.S.State University of New YorkPharmacology
M.D.Medical University of South CarolinaMedicine
Ph.D.Medical University of South CarolinaMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipYale New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyYale New Haven HospitalNeurology
FellowshipYale New Haven HospitalNeuro-Oncology

Primary Brain Tumor
Spine Tumor
Complications from Metastic Disease
Complex Neurologic Diseases
Complication from Chemotherapy

Journal Articles

  • Genomic characterization of an esthesioneuroblastoma with spinal metastases: illustrative case.
    Marin, Bianca M; Leclair, Nathan K; Shen, Erica; Buehler, Avery; Hegde, Upendra P; Wu, Qian; Becker, Kevin; Li, Lei; Brown, Seth; Wolansky, Leo J; Onyiuke, Hilary; Choi, David; Bulsara, Ketan R Journal of neurosurgery. Case lessons 2023 Dec;6(23):
  • DNA methylation provides diagnostic value for meningioma recurrence in clinical practice.
    Shen, Erica; Leclair, Nathan K; Herlth, Kristi; Soucy, Melissa; Renzette, Nick; Zhuo, Xinming; Kelly, Kevin; Omerza, Gregory; Onyiuke, Hilary; McNeill, Ian; Wolansky, Leo; Becker, Kevin; Li, Lei; Wu, Qian; Bulsara, Ketan R Acta neurochirurgica 2023 Mar;
  • Landscape of genetic variants in sporadic meningiomas captured with clinical genomics.
    Leclair, Nathan K; Shen, Erica; Wu, Qian; Wolansky, Leo; Becker, Kevin; Li, Lei; Bulsara, Ketan R Acta neurochirurgica 2022 Sep;164(9):2491-2503
  • Genomic sequencing of a pregnancy associated symptomatic meningioma of the diaphragma sellae: a case report
    Nathan K. Leclair, William A. Lambert,Qian Wu,Leo Wolansky,Kevin Becker,Lei Li,Lakshmi Leishangthem &Ketan R. Bulsara British Journal of Neurosurgery. 1-5
  • Landscape of genomic variants in meningiomas: A case series and literature review
    Nathan K. Leclair1, Erica Shen2,5, Qian Wu3, Leo Wolansky4, Kevin Becker5, Lei Li6, Ketan R. Bulsara2. pending submission
  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome in Patient with Glioblastoma
    Emmich, Megan; Bulsara, Ketan; Becker, P. Kevin, Journal of Neuro-Oncology - pending submission
  • Pilocytic astrocytoma arising from the conus medullaris in an adult: A case report (2022)
    Nathan K. Leclair, Avery Buehler, Luke Notaro-Roberts, Qian Wu, Kevin Becker, Ketan R. Bulsara, Hilary Onyiuke Asian J. Neurosurgery. 17(03); 521-526

Case Reports