Summit Orthopaedics Dr. Douglas Beaman

Dr. Douglas Beaman

Dr. Douglas Beaman graduated medical school from the University of Michigan, and then completed an orthopaedic surgery residency also at the University of Michigan in 1994. In 1995, Dr. Beaman did a foot and ankle reconstructive surgery fellowship with Roger Mann, MD in Oakland, California, and did further training in the Ilizarov method. He began his orthopaedic practice in Portland in 1995 at Emanuel Hospital, and specializes in lower extremity trauma and reconstructive surgery.

Dr. Beaman currently operates at both Emanuel hospital and Portland Providence hospital, and is the current head of orthopaedics at Emanuel hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of multiple orthopaedic societies, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Society, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, North Pacific Orthopaedic Society, and the Oregon Association of Orthopedists.

Dr. Beaman has authored multiple book chapters, presented research at national meetings, and published research in peer-reviewed orthopaedic journals. His main research and clinical focus centers on lower extremity deformity, ankle arthritis, and surgical performance. His research efforts have received grants for clinical outcome studies, and currently to study methods for enhancing surgical team performance. He is involved in the education of the OHSU orthopaedic residents at Emanuel hospital and has a fellowship program in lower extremity trauma and reconstrcution.

Dr. Beaman's practice includes ankle and knee joint preservation surgery, ankle replacement arthoplasty, limb lengthening, correction of lower limb malalignment, lower extremity trauma care, and treatment of adult and pediatric foot and ankle conditions.  Dr. Beaman is located in our Portland office - for more information please visit