James Beckerman, MD, FACC
James Beckerman, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist at the Providence St. Vincent Heart Clinic in Portland, Ore. 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.
Beckerman specializes in the treatment and prevention of coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure, and he has a particular interest in helping patients achieve their lifestyle goals. In addition to his clinical practice, Beckerman serves on the Oregon Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
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 looks forward to further sharing his approach with publication of The Flex Diet by Simon and Schuster in January 2011.