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James Beckerman, MD, FACC

Joined: 02/05/2010
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James Beckerman, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist at the Providence St. Vincent Heart Clinic in Portland, OR. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and earned his doctorate from Harvard Medical School. He completed his medical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and at Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

Dr. Beckerman has served as chair of the Oregon Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and is the team cardiologist for the Portland Timbers Major League Soccer team. He is the medical director of Play Smart Youth Heart Screenings.

Dr. Beckerman believes in a personalized approach to wellness and recognizes that healthy lifestyles are composed of many small choices that that collectively can have a significant impact on quality of life and overall health. He is the author of The Flex Diet: Design-Your-Own Weight Loss Plan.

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