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Kara D Beasley, DO,MBA,MBE,FACOS

About

Dr. Kara Beasley is a board-certified neurosurgeon and one of the only dually credentialed neurosurgeon bioethicists in the world. She completed her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at the Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, and her neurosurgery residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then went on to complete two fellowships: one in functional and restorative neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, and the other in stereotactic radiosurgery at Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Beasley received additional training in neuroethics and in advanced epilepsy surgical techniques at Cleveland Clinic.

She performs complex cranial and spinal procedures: surgery for tumors and degenerative disk disease, radiosurgery, deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation and MRI-guided focused ultrasound — an incision-free treatment for essential tremor. She is the most experienced neurosurgeon in Colorado and the surrounding states performing this procedure. Her areas of interest include brain and spinal tumors, movement disorders and neuromodulation for refractory chronic pain.

In her spare time, Dr. Beasley enjoys spending time with her dogs, cycling, reading and working with volunteer activities.

Affiliations Boulder Neurosurgical and Spine Associates of BCH
Education
  • Medical School
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
    Midwestern University
  • Residency
  • Neurosurgery residency
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Fellowship
  • Functional and restorative neurosurgery
    Cleveland Clinic
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery
    Cooper University Hospital