Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe

Neurosurgeon at Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates

Meet Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe

Dr. Beasley is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

She provides cutting-edge surgical treatment and neuromodulation for Parkinson’s Disease, essential tremor, dystonia, epilepsy, and refractory chronic pain, and a full range of general neurosurgical and spine diseases.

Dr. Beasley at a Glance

  • Dr. Beasley completed fellowships in stereotactic radiosurgery and functional and restorative neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic.
  • She is among the few dually credentialed neurosurgeon bioethicists in the world, and she was featured in Becker’s Spine Review as a “trailblazing female spine surgeon to know.”

For premium spine care, talk to Dr. Beasley.

is a member of Boulder Neurosurgical & Spine Associates.

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How Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Fellowship - The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Fellowship- Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey
  • Residency - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Medical School - University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina


  • Arthritis
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Trauma
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Brain Tumors
  • Neck Pain
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • Foraminotomy
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Laminectomy
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • X-STOP®

What Patients are Saying About Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe

Dr. Beasley has been very professional, friendly, and helpful during the times that I saw her. The office staff is friendly and efficient. I would recommend this practice to anyone.

— Dr. Beasley Patient

Went from not being able walk 2 or 3 steps without excruciating pain to walking at least a mile a day. Dr. Beasley and her team gave me my life back.

— Dr. Beasley Patient

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Accolades for Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship training, Functional Neurosurgery & Epilepsy
  • Clinical Scholar, Bioethics and Neuroethics - Cleveland Clinic

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of Osteopathic Surgery
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Women in Neurosurgery
  • World Federation of Neurosurgeons
  • Boulder County Medical Society
  • Colorado Medical Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Eligible, American Board of Osteopathic Surgery

Office Information for Kara D. Beasley, DO, MBe

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital 4743 Arapahoe Avenue Suite 202 Boulder, CO 80303 Driving Directions

Primary Location

Boulder Community Foothills Hospital
4743 Arapahoe Avenue
Suite 202
Boulder, CO 80303


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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Insurance Accepted

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Great West Healthcare
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare

Additional Locations

  • Longmont United Hospital 2030 Mountain View Suite 500 Longmont, CO 80501 Driving Directions
  • Platte Valley Medical Center 1610 Prairie Center Parkway Suite 2230 Brighton, CO 80601 Driving Directions
  • Avista Adventist Hospital 90 Health Park Drive Suite 300 Louisville, CO 80027 Driving Directions
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Institute 300 Exempla Circle Suite 130 Lafayette, CO 80026 Driving Directions
  • Foothills Surgery Center 4743 Arapahoe Avenue Suite 101 Boulder, CO 80303 Driving Directions
  • Longs Peak Hospital 1750 East Ken Pratt Boulevard Third Floor Longmont, CO 80504 Driving Directions

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