Dr. Beard has been at Summit Health since 1999. Certified by the American Board of Surgery and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Beard graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1994 and completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Arizona in 1999. He also serves as Medical Director of the Research Department at Summit Health and St. Charles and has done extensive research on post-operative ileus in patient’s that have undergone bowel resections.
Dr. Beard’s practice includes all aspects of general surgery cases with an added interest in esophageal, stomach and pancreas procedures. He considers it an honor and a privilege to help people in need.
In his spare time, Dr. Beard enjoys cycling, running, skiing, and spending time with his wife and children.