Thomas Backenson, MD
Year Joined GGC: 2022
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science Chemistry United States Military Academy West Point, New York
MD Degree: Sidney Kimmel Medical College (formerly Jefferson Medical College) Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (formerly Walter Reed Army Medical Center) Bethesda, Maryland
Residency: William Beaumont Army Medical Center El Paso, Texas
Direct Line: 270.780.0560
Dr. Backenson joined the Graves Gilbert Clinic in July 2022 upon his retirement from the United States Army after 21 years of service as an active duty physician. He is a veteran of multiple combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan with awards including the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star Medal. He has been board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine since 2004 and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology since 2006. He is married with two young sons and enjoys golf, basketball and coaching youth sports. Dr. Backenson takes a common sense approach to the practice of allergy/immunology and provides a full scope of services to patients of all ages.