University of Nebraska Medical Center

Bradford Becken, III, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Bradford Becken, MD
Dr. Bradford Becken III is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He received his MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine in 2014 as well as an MS in Microbiology and Immunology. Next, he completed his pediatric residency and fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where he earned the Duke Pediatrics fellow teacher of the year award in 2020. While a fellow at Duke he was also a fellow of the Pediatric Scientist Development Program (PSDP) which funded his research on Akkermansia muciniphila, a novel mucin degrading anaerobic bacterium implicated as being protective against obesity and metabolic disease.

About Dr. Becken


Medical School
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Pediatrics, Duke University, Durham, NC

Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, Duke University, Durham, NC

Research Interests
  • Pediatric HIV
  • Infections in Immunocompromised hosts
  • Infections in children with cystic fibrosis
Patient Care

Children's Nebraska


Additional Hospital Appointments

  • Nebraska Medicine, Omaha, NE
  • Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE