Dr. David Beck, MD

Dr. David Beck, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. David Beck, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mason City, IA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1010 4th St SW Ste 105

Mason City, IA 50401

Contact Information

(641) 428-7847

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • R J & Lucille Carver Coll Med Univ Of Ia
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Beck has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Beck's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Beck

3.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
28.571428571428573%
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I would highly recommend Dr Beck. I appreciate a no nonsense attitude direct and forthright ...which he is. Over the years I've needed multiple back surgeries.....and very grateful someone of his caliber is in Mason City IA.
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Margery Marchellino in Hampton IA – Jul 25, 2017
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I have had several lower spine surgeries over a six year span with Dr. Beck. He has always been pleasant and easy to talk to. He listens to and answers all your questions. His staff is always friendly and courteous and eager to help. I would recommend him to anyone! He cares about his patients...Read More
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Mary R in Wesley, IA – Nov 03, 2016
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This doctor knows precisely what he is going to do to repair your spine. I have had several other neurosurgeons & lumbar surgeries in my life & there simply is NO comparing Dr. David Beck's technique, expertise & knowledge to ANY other surgeon. He is better than anyone at the U of I Hospitals &...Read More
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Mary Kangas in Waterloo, IA – Jun 02, 2016
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Dr Beck saved my life and treated me and my family with the utmost respect and dignity. I will never forget his kindness when I got a bit afraid before surgery. He accepted my call and took the time to reassure me. I amso grateful that people like Dr Beck exist! Thank you!
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Rachel gless in Davenport, Iowa – Jan 25, 2016
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