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Professor Dr. Stephan W.J. Becker, M.D.


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BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Professor Dr. Stephan W.J. Becker, M.D.

Professor Dr. Stephan W.J. Becker is a Fellow of New Westminster College. He has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and is a Medical Doctor, Consultant Spine Surgeon and Head of the Education Program in Orthopaedics (Spine) at Hospital Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna in Austria.

Dr. Becker’s education qualifications and training include:

  • 1982-1989: Medical Study, University Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1982-1989: Medical Study, University Saarland, Saarland, Germany
  • 1982-1989: Medical Study, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • 1982-1989: Medical Study, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
  • 1990: M.D. (Magna cum Laude), Occupational Aspects in the Genesis of the Bronchial Carcinoma, University Saarland, Saarland, Germany

Dr. Becker’s medical internships include:

  • 1989-1991: General Surgery, University of Birmingham, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, England
  • 1989-1991: Internal Medicine, Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Gosport, England
  • 1989-1991: Orthopaedics, Caritaskrankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany

 Dr. Becker’s postgraduate training includes:

  • 1991-1992: Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of Southampton, Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital, Alton, U.K.
  • 1992-1995: Orthopaedics and Traumatology, BG Trauma Centre, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • 1995-1998: Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Clinic, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany 

Dr. Becker’s professorial and teaching experience includes:

  • 1989-2002: Clinical Student Training, Universities of Birmingham and Southampton, BG – Clinic Ludwigshafen, Universities Jena and Halle, Germany
  • 2002 to present: Head Resident, Education Program (Spine), Orthopaedic Hospital Vienna, Medical University of Vienna
  • 2002-2008: Lecturer in Sports Orthopaedics, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  • 2004: Guest Lecturer, Medical University of Lviv, Lviv, Ukraine
  • 2006: Guest Lecturer, National Univeristy of Singapore
  • 2008 to present: Associate Professor, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
  • 2009 to present: Guest Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Becker’s memberships include:

  • Fellow, New Westminster College, Canada
  • Austrian and German Societies of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • German Association of Orthopaedic Practitioners Member Canadian Orthopaedic Association
  • International Medical Society of Paraplegia
  • Asian Pacific Orthopedic Association
  • AO Spine 
  • European Spine Society 
  • Austrian Spine Society 
  • North American Spine Society
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society 

Professor Dr. Becker is an author of four books, 11 book chapters, 50 papers in peer reviewed journals, 90 citable abstracts and 300 oral papers.

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Professor Dr. Stephan W.J. Becker is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.