Orthopedic Surgeon

Thomas S. Beck, M.D.

Dr. Thomas Beck, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He is also the director for the Richland Hospital Sports Medicine Department.

He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston, graduated from Medical School at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his General Surgery Internship and Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the University of Texas - Houston. Possessing a strong interest in sports medicine and having developed a sports medicine program in Spirit Lake, IA, Dr. Beck is directing the Richland Sports Medicine Program. His abilities make it possible for local athletes to stay close to home for orthopedic procedures. As a result, the athlete’s recuperation and rehabilitation may be expedited. In addition, Dr. Beck is experienced in working with sports acceleration programs and high intensity training.

Dr. Beck and his family live in rural Richland Center. He is active in their school activities, and interests. You will often see him on the sidelines at area sporting events.

Dr. Beck is available for appointments, Monday through Friday. Check with your insurance if you need a referral, from a primary care physician.

Dr. Beck's practice includes most areas of bone and joint repair and treatment:

  • Joint repair and replacement: knee, hip and shoulder
  • Fracture care and surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Dislocations
  • Sports medicine and athletic training programs

Note: Dr. Beck does not treat backs or spinal injuries.