Dr. Thomas S. Backer, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Dr. Backer, a native of St. Louis, graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1976, with a Bachelor of Science degree. He completed his medical degree at St. Louis University in 1980 and his residency and fellowship in cardiology at the Naval Hospital in San Diego. He completed his naval scholarship duty in 1988 and has been in private practice in North Metro Atlanta since that time.
Dr. Backer believes in the strength and importance of a meaningful patient-physician relationship.
Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Internship: Categorical Internal Medicine, July 1980 – June 1981
Residency: Internal Medicine, August 1982 – August 1984
Fellowship: Cardiology, August 1984 – August 1986
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
American College of Cardiology
Target Treatment with Atorvastatin Reach Goals: Evaluation of Therapy
St. Joseph Hospital