William Becker, MD

Associate Professor Term

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine: Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program; Program in Addiction Medicine

Drug use, Addiction, and HIV Research Scholars (DAHRS)

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Education


Dr. William C. Becker is a general internist with clinical epidemiology, addiction medicine and pain management training, whose research, educational and clinical efforts broadly aim to improve the quality of chronic pain treatment in general medical settings, especially in the complex overlap of chronic pain and opioid use disorder. He directs the Opioid Reassessment Clinic at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System and is PI or co-PI of several research projects through the VA, NIH, PCORI and the FDA.

Education & Training

MD Temple University School of Medicine (2001)
BA Yale University (1995)
Fellow Yale University
Chief Resident Yale University
Resident Yale University
Intern Yale University

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Contact Info

William Becker, MD
Office Location
PRIME Center of Innovation, Bldg 35AVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Fl 1st Fl Rm Rm #109

West Haven, CT 06516
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Mailing Address
General Internal MedicineVA Connecticut Healthcare System
Mailstop 151B, 950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516