Overview

John D. Beck, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a clinical focus on surgical and non-surgical treatment of the hand, wrist, and elbow, including complex trauma, contractures, and arthritis. He also focuses on nerve compression of the upper extremity, wrist arthroscopy, as well as endoscopic carpal tunnel and endoscopic cubital tunnel release. He has received subspecialty training in microsurgery and complex elbow surgery.

Dr. Beck’s philosophy of patient care is one that was cultivated during his residency and fellowship training. He believes in a shared effort with patients, families, and other healthcare providers to create the best treatment course and maximize results for each patient.

He is an active contributor to the orthopedic field, publishing many research articles, authoring orthopedic textbook chapters, and presenting research at both national and international meetings. He lives on the Eastside and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.

Education

Program: MD
Institution: University of Washington School of Medicine

Program: Residency
Institution: Geisinger Medical Center

Program: Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery
Institution: University of California Irvine

Program: Board Certified
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Program: Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand
Institution: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society of Surgery for the Hand

Services + Specialties

Specializing in:

  • Arthritis of hand and wrist
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Contractures of the hand and fingers
  • Joint replacement of fingers, hand, and wrist
  • Masses of the upper extremity
  • Nerve decompression and repair
  • Tendonitis of the hand, wrist, and elbow
  • Trigger finger
  • Upper extremity fractures

Locations

Patient Resources

Getting Ready for Your Visit

To make your check-in process and appointment as smooth as possible, it is important that you bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Insurance card (If you do not have a hard copy, please email a copy to phweinfo@proliancesurgeons.com)
  • Some insurance carriers require you have a referral or authorization prior to treatment, please check with your carrier.
  • A list of all your current medications and allergies to any medication
  • Copies of any imaging or testing (such as x-rays, MRIs, CT scans, EMG/NCV, etc.) done on the extremity we will be treating you for
  • Any medical records from other providers you have seen for this issue

New Patients

In order to complete any outstanding paperwork and/or process any required changes to your patient information, we ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time. We ask you arrive 30 minutes prior if you still need to complete the new patient forms.

  • If you are a new patient with PHWE, please print and complete the New Patient Forms prior to your appointment.
  • If you would like to authorize Proliance Surgeons to use or disclose your health information to another party, please print and complete the Record Release Form.
  • If you have a child under the age of 18 years old and you will be authorizing another adult to attend your child’s appointment or authorizing the child to come to the appointment without an adult, please print and complete the Advanced Consent to Treat Minors Form.