Dr. Emily Becker, MD, FAAD, FAAP



Pediatric Dermatology

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Sonterra Dermatology
1314 E Sonterra Blvd
San Antonio, Texas 78258
For an appointment, call (210) 981-3601

Medical Expertise of Dr. Emily Becker, MD, FAAD, FAAP

Dr. Becker is passionate about providing the best care for diagnosing and treating skin conditions in children of all ages, including acne, atopic dermatitis and psoriasis.

About Dr. Emily Becker, MD, FAAD, FAAP

Emily M. Becker, MD, FAAD, FAAP, is a board-certified dermatologist and pediatrician providing care to patients in the San Antonio area at Sonterra Dermatology

Dr. Becker has received many honors and awards during her medical career, including the Gold Foundation Humanism & Excellence in Teaching Award during Pediatric Residency; Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society; Gold Humanism Honor Society; UTHSCSA Medical Foundation Scholarship for Academic Achievement and Phi Beta Kappa honor society.


Conditions Treated

Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Atopic Dermatitis

Procedures & Services

Biologic Medications for Psoriasis

Patient Education Resources

Does Coolsculpting® really work?
CoolSculpting® is a non-surgical, non-invasive procedure that uses a device to cool targeted areas of fat, causing the fat cells to freeze and die. Over time, the body naturally eliminates these d...
How can I reduce the skin redness caused by rosacea?
There are several ways to reduce the skin redness caused by rosacea:Avoiding triggers: Triggers such as sun exposure, wind, high temperatures, stress, spicy foods, and alcohol, can worsen the symptoms...
How is atopic dermatitis different from eczema?
Atopic dermatitis and eczema are often used interchangeably, but they are not exactly the same thing. Atopic dermatitis is a type of eczema.Eczema is a general term that refers to a group of condition...
What can reduce the appearance of my acne scars?
Acne scars can be treated with a variety of methods, including:Topical treatments: Topical creams and gels containing ingredients such as retinoids, hydroquinone, and vitamin C can help to reduce the ...
What is the treatment for psoriasis on the scalp?
Treatment for psoriasis on the scalp typically involves a combination of topical and systemic therapies.Topical treatments include:Shampoos containing salicylic acid, coal tar, or sulfur, which can he...

Education & Training

Dr. Emily Becker began her education at the University of Dallas, graduating Cum Laude. She then obtained her medical degree (MD) from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA).

Dr. Becker continued her postgraduate education completing a Pediatrics residency in New York City at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Dermatology residency at UTHSCSA. In between each residency, Dr. Becker spent time at the University of California San Francisco undergoing a Clinical Research Fellowship in Psoriasis in which she collaborated on many clinical research trials relating to the field of psoriasis.

Dr. Becker completed her Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship at UTHSCSA. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology.