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Joseph Anthony Backer MD, Radiologist

Joseph Anthony Backer MD

Radiologist | Diagnostic Radiology

1701 North George Mason Drive Arlington VA, 22205

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Dr. Joseph Backer is a radiologist practicing in Arlington, VA. Dr. Backer specializes in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases using medical imaging techniques such as X-Rays, magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography exams. These techniques offer accurate visibility to the inside of the patients body and help to detect otherwise hidden illnesses so that they can be treated quickly and efficiently.

Education and Training

In Univ Sch of Med, Indianapolis In 1965

Board Certification

RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Residency

  • Geo Washington Univ Hosp, Radiology; Vet Affairs Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; Clarian Indiana Univ Hosp, Flexible Or Transitional Year  
  • Geo Wash Hospital   1966

Joseph Anthony Backer MD's Practice location

Practice At 1701 North George Mason Drive

1701 North George Mason Drive -
Arlington, VA 22205
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New patients: 703-205-3600, 703-558-6730
Fax: 703-558-5741

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