Professional InterestDr. Beck specializes in general orthopaedics and total joint replacement. Dr. Beck is one of the few surgeons in the area performing anterior hip replacement.
Associations/Honors/AwardsEastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Vanderburgh County Medical Society–Board of Directors
Gerhard Küntscher Kreis
Indiana Orthopaedic Society
Indiana State Medical Association
Orthopaedic Trauma Association
Jefferson County Medical Society: Committee on Community Health, Committee on Legislative Affairs
Kentucky Medical Association: Committee on the Medical Aspects of Sport
Patient/Physician PhilosophyI meet patients in very stressful situations involving severe injuries. I try to get to know the patient as well as I can in a busy trauma environment. I try to take care of the patient as family and understand his/her needs as well as additional family members.
2000 and 2002
University of Louisville Research Award
Aventis Resident Scholarship Program, Awardee for AAOS Meeting
Phi Beta Kappa, National Undergraduate Honor Society
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
President, Indiana University Medical Class of 1997
President, American Medical Student Association, Indiana Chapter
Formation of The Center for Bone and Joint Care in conjunction with Deaconess Hospital, University of Southern Indiana, and Orthopaedic Associates, Inc., Evansville, Indiana
Investigator for Study to Prospectively Evaluate Reamed Intramedullary Nails in Tibia Fractures (SPRINT), Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Indiana
Investigator for Study to Prospectively Evaluate Reamed Intramedullary Nails in Tibia Fractures (SPRINT), University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Kentucky
Malkani, A., Beck, D., and Lewis, J. Are Modular Tibial Stem Offsets Necessary in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty? An Anatomic Study. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2003.
Roberts, C.S., Dodds, J.C., Perry, K., Beck, D., Seligson, D., and Voor, M.J. Hybrid External Fixation of the Proximal Tibia: Strategies to Improve Frame Stability. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2001.
Beck, D., Barati, M., Feitelson, J., and Fleming, J. Diabetes Diminishes the Response to Norepinephrine in Diabetic Rat Femoral Nutrient Arterioles. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000.
Beck, D., Voor, M.J., and Roberts, C.S. Frame Symmetry Enhances the Biomechanics of Hybrid External Fixators in Proximal Tibial Fractures. Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 1999, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2000.
Dimar, J., Wang, M., Beck, D., Glassman, S., and Voor, M.J. Instability from Posterior Interbody Fusion without Instrumentations and with Cages Alone. North American Spine Society, 1999.
Beck, D., and Lee, R.E. Rapid Cold-Hardening Induced by Anoxia in Drosophila melanogaster. Cryobiology: The International Journal of Low Temperature Biology and Medicine 30:623-624, 1993.
Certifications/LicensureAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
EducationIndiana University School of Medicine, 1997
InternshipUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine, General Surgery Internship, 1998
ResidencyUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, 2003
FellowshipUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2003
Küntscher Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology, 2003
Stryker Trauma Fellowship, Orthopaedic Trauma, Geneva, Switzerland, 2003
University of Louisville School of Medicine,