Gerald J. Becker II, MD

Gerald J. Becker II, MD

Gerald J. Becker II, MD




Dr. Gerald Becker was born in New Britain, Connecticut. He attended local schools and then graduated from Yale University with a B.S. degree in Biophysics and Biochemistry. He completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Connecticut and a Spinal Surgery fellowship at the University of Kansas. Dr. Becker then returned to Connecticut and has practiced Orthopedic and Spinal Surgery with Orthopedic Associates of Hartford for the past 25 years.

Dr. Becker specializes in the treatment of degenerative conditions and injuries of the cervical and lumbar spine. Treatment of these conditions ranges from conservative strengthening programs to decompression or stabilization surgery.

Dr. Becker is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has been a State Police Surgeon since 2003. He is a member of the State of Connecticut Worker’s Compensation Physician Advisory Board. Dr. Becker has been cited in the Best Doctors in America publication since 1998 and serves as a Medical Expert Consultant for that organization.

Dr. Becker and his wife are both from Connecticut and have a son who is attending local schools. Dr. Becker’s outside interests include golf, martial arts, and ballroom dance.


Under Graduate:Yale University 1977 BS
Medical School:University of Connecticut 1981 MD
Internship:New Britain General Hospital 1981-1983 Surgery
 University of Connecticut Health Center 1983-1985 Orthopedics
Fellowship:AO Fellowship, Allgemeines Krankenhaus (Vienna, Austria) 1986
Internship:University of Connecticut Health Center 1985-1986 Chief Resident, orthopedics
Fellowship:University of Kansas Medical Center 1986-1987 Spine Surgery

Curriculum Vitae

Hospital Affiliations

Hartford Hospital

Patient Reviews

I have seen Dr Gerald Becker for approximately 20 yrs. I am fused C/7-C/3 from a work accident, with bulging discs in my lower back L4, L5,  and S1. He is an Amazing Doctor, and Surgeon. I am very Lucky to have such expert care❣

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Contact Information

Phone: 860-549-8251
Fax: 860-244-8816

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