Kara Beasley, DO, MBe, FACOS

Committed to Excellence in Patient Care


Dr. Beasley is a board-certified neurosurgeon and one of the only dually credentialed neurosurgeon bioethicists in the world. She is fully trained as a general neurosurgeon in cranial and spinal trauma, endoscopic and open tumor surgery, radiosurgery, complex disorders of the spine including tumor and degenerative spinal disease, and neuromodulation. Her areas of interest include tumor, deep brain stimulation for movement disorders, and neuromodulation for refractory chronic pain.

Meet Dr. Kara Beasley


  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Brain Disorders
  • Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
  • Neuromodulation for Refractory Chronic Pain
  • MR – Guided Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremors

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship: Stereotactic Radiosurgery at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ
  • Fellowship:  Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Training:  Clinical Scholarship in Advanced Epilepsy Surgical Techniques, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Training:  Neuroethics at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Residency:  Neurosurgery at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
  • Doctor of  Osteopathic Medicine:  Midwestern University, Glenda, AZ
  • Masters of Arts in Biomedical Ethics at Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ

Patient Reviews

Honors and Accomplishments

  • Becker’s Spine Review:  Top 34 Trailblazing Female Spine Surgeons to Know
  • Brain Matters 2:  Early Career Scholars Award
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons Scientific Writing Award
  • Innovator’s Circle Grant:  Brain Death Education Project. Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA

Dr. Beasley CV 2021

“Neurosurgery is one of the most complex and technologically advanced fields in medicine. Patients come to neurosurgeons with hope and trust that their individual problems, needs, and concerns will be addressed in a compassionate and caring environment and with the best available treatment options. My colleagues and I are committed to creating that environment and delivering state-of-the-art neurosurgical care for the spectrum of neurosurgically treatable diseases, from tumors to painful degeneration of the spine, to debilitating movement disorders.”

“I come to work every day with the goal of positively affecting the quality of life of my patients. Each patient is unique and my approach is to tailor a treatment plan that takes into account the personal goals of the patient as well as the surgically unique details of that particular patient’s disease.

“I am committed to excellence in patient care in both the operating room and the outpatient setting. I am able to provide cutting edge surgical treatment including the most advanced techniques in neuromodulation for Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, dystonia, and refractory chronic pain, as well as a full complement of general neurosurgical and spine diseases.”

Recent and Upcoming Presentations:

Information for 2021 Data Breach can be located here.