Dr. Mark Becker, MD



Cosmetic Dermatology,
Dermatologic Surgery,
Mohs Surgery

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Vivacare Sample
910 S.W. 18th St.
Portland, Oregon 97210
For an appointment, call (800) 279-2991

Patient Comments

January 27, 2024
I was referred to Dr. Becker by a neighbor who has seen him for years. Love his bedside manner.
January 27, 2024
I came to see Dr. Becker for my psoriasis that has gotten worse over the years. He explained the new medications and help me decide on a new treatment that I feel good about. Thank you!
January 27, 2024
Dr. Becker sent me a text with a collection of great resources to help me manage my eczema.

Medical Expertise of Dr. Mark Becker, MD

Dr. Mark Becker is a board-certified pediatrician and President, founder of Vivacare.

About Dr. Mark Becker, MD

Dr. Becker has a had a long career in digital health.

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Conditions Treated

Aging Skin & Wrinkles
Atopic Dermatitis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Skin Cancer

Procedures & Services

Biologic Medications for Psoriasis
Botox® Cosmetic
Latisse® (bimatropost ophthalmic solution)
Mohs Surgery for Skin Cancer

Tips & Wisdom

The best sunscreen is the one you have with you when you need it...so keep sunscreen available in your car, purse, golf bag, ski bag, tennis bag and use it any time you are outdoors. There are a wide range of quality products, but my favorite are "sunblocks" or those offering "physical" sunscreen with inert ingredients such as titanium and zinc. These physical sunscreens have few ingredients and block all types of UV radiation (UV-A that leads to signs of aging skin and UV...
Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac
If you venture on the trails often, particularly in the foothills of the Cascades or in the oak woodlands around the Gorge, you should be on the lookout for poison oak. Know its many forms ...and stay clear. If you come into contact with poison oak, there are some tips for cleaning the area before the rash appears. Gently clean the area that came into contact. Don't shower or bathe your whole body, just clean the affected area. Do not scrub. This can drive the irritating chemical,...

Patient Education Resources

Does the acne on my back and chest require different treatment from the acne on my face?
Truncal acne, which refers to acne that occurs on the trunk of the body (such as the chest and back), may require a slightly different treatment approach than facial acne. This is because the skin on ...
How Does Isotretinoin Work to Treat Acne?
Isotretinoin, previously marketed as Accutane, is a medication that is used to treat severe cystic acne that has not responded to other treatments. Isotretinoin is a form of vitamin A and works by ...
If I have psoriasis, am I likely to get arthritis?
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition that causes red, scaly patches on the skin. It affects about 2-3% of the population. People with psoriasis are at an increased risk of developing a form of arthri...
What is the best brand of botulinum toxin to improve my appearance?
Botulinum toxin is a type of neurotoxin that is used for a variety of cosmetic and medical purposes. There are several different types of botulinum toxin available on the market, each with their own u...
What is the treatment for severe atopic dermatitis?
The treatment for severe atopic dermatitis will depend on the individual case, but it may include a combination of the following:Topical corticosteroids: Topical corticosteroids can be used to reduce ...

Education & Training

  • Undergraduate Degree: Stanford University
  • Medical Degree (MD): Case Western University School of Medicine (CWRU)
  • Pediatric Residency: Children's Hospital Oakland

Vivacare Sample

Vivacare Dermatology Associates is a "make-believe" dermatology practice. It was devised to show how the Vivacare patient education service can be created and customized for a medical practice and deployed on the practice website.

Vivacare provides a basic service at no cost (free) that has been tailored for over 15 medical specialties, and a premium service that offers additional customization and practice marketing benefits.