Richard L. Beaver, MD

Richard L. Beaver, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon (Orthopedist), Foot and Ankle Surgeon

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Personal Statement

Richard Beaver, M.D. is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas Medical
School at Houston. Dr. Beaver is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in foot
and ankle reconstructive surgery. He completed an undergraduate degree at
Dartmouth College while competing on the cross-country and track and field teams.
Dr. Beaver received his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic surgery
residency at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Texas. Following
residency he finished his foot and ankle fellowship at the Foundation for
Orthopaedic Athletic and Reconstructive Research. Dr. Beaver is certified by the
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Areas of Special Interest: Foot and ankle surgery, Arthroscopic ankle surgery,
Revision foot and ankle surgery, Ankle joint replacement, Flatfoot reconstruction,
Diabetic foot and ankle treatment, Orthopaedic trauma Extremity fracture treatment

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - Medicare Private Fee for Service Plans (PFFS)
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Alliance Work Comp Pool and TML (Alliance Network)
  • Amerigroup - Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup - HMO
  • Amerigroup - Star/Star Plus
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star
  • Amerigroup - Texas - Star Plus
  • BC/BS - Basic 5
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Bronze PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Gold PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Choice Silver PPO
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - Blue Security Choice PPO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Premier 1
  • BC/BS - Premier 2
  • BC/BS - Solution 3
  • BC/BS - Solution 4
  • BeechStreet - PPO
  • BeechStreet - Workers Compensation
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - LifeSOURCE Transplant
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Coastal Comp Health Network - Workers' Compensation
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice - STAR (Medicaid)
  • CommunityCare - Bronze
  • CommunityCare - Gold
  • CommunityCare - Silver
  • Coventry Health Care - Advantra Freedom (Medicare)
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO
  • Coventry Health Care - Workers' Compensation
  • First Health - HMO
  • First Health - PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - HMO
  • Great West Healthcare - POS
  • Great West Healthcare - PPO
  • HealthSmart - EPO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - Connect Basic 6350/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 4850/6350
  • Humana - Connect Bronze 6300/6300
  • Humana - Connect Gold 2500/3500
  • Humana - Connect Platinum 0/1500
  • Humana - Connect Silver 4600/6300
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred POS
  • Medicaid - Texas Traditional
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - Insurance Plans
  • MHealth - MHHNP Freedom of Choice PPO
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MHealth Choice
  • Molina Healthcare - STAR (Medicaid)
  • MultiPlan - HMO
  • MultiPlan - PPO
  • PHCS - HMO
  • PHCS - PPO
  • ppoNext - PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic Plus PPO
  • Principal Financial Group - Classic PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Rockport Healthcare Group - Rockport
  • Secure Horizons - Insurance Plans
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Student/School
  • Texas True Choice - HMO
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - Optum Health
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans
  • WellCare - PPO
  • Workers Compensation

Medical School

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1997)

Residency

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (2004)

Fellowship

Foundation for Orthopaedic Athletic and Reconstructive Research (2005)

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • Texas Orthopedic Society
  • American Medical Association

Publications

  • Smith DW, Henry MH, Beaver RL. Internal decompression of dorsal wrist ganglions. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 2002; 6(3): 145-51.
  • Coupe KJ, Beaver RL. Arterial injury during retrograde femoral nailing: a case report of injury to a branch of the profunda femoris artery. J Ortho Trauma. 2001; 15(2): 140-3.
  • Schwartsman R, Brinker MR, Beaver RL, Cox DD. Patient self assessment of tibial plateau fractures in 40 older patients. Am J Orthop. 1998; 27(7): 512-9.
  • Beaver RL, Brinker MR, Barrack RL. An analysis of the actual cost of tibial nonunions. J La State Med

Clinical Interests

  • Foot and Ankle
  • Foot And Ankle Pain

Available Appointments

IronMan Sports Medicine Institute - UT Orthopaedics - Memorial City

929B Gessner, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77024 (713) 486-1700

Building is facing the feeder of I-10
If you need an earlier appointment, please call 713-486-1603
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