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Doctor Beatty

Robert M. Beatty, M.D., F.A.C.S

Doctor Robert Beatty

Board Certified Neurological Surgeon

Medical Degree

      University of Utah School of Medicine
      Graduated with Honors; Internal Medicine

I apply science to neurosurgery.

Neurosurgery Residency

      Harvard Medical School
      Massachusetts General Hospital
      Peter Bent Brigham; Boston, Massachusetts


   Robert Beatty was born in Anaconda, Montana.

General Surgery Internships and other Academic

      Surgical Internship
      Peter Bent Brigham, Boston, Massachusetts
      Residency in Neurological surgery
      Peter Bent Brigham, Boston, Massachusetts
      Residency in Neurological surgery
      Massachusetts General Hospital
      Teaching Fellow: Neuro-anatomy
      Harvard Medical School
      Research Assistant
      Harvard Medical School


      Stanford University B.S.
      Department Chemistry Honors and University Distinction
      Research Fellow Department of Chemistry Stanford University
      President Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society

Hospital Appointments

      Providence Medical Center
      Overland Park Regional Medical Center


      • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
      • Brain Tumors
      • Vascular
      • Trauma
      • Deep Brain Stimulation


      Diplomat, American Board of Neurological Surgeons
      Fellow, American College of Surgeons
      Fellow, American Stroke Council
      Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
      Member, American Assoc. of Neurological Surgeons
      Member, Section Pediatric Neurosurgery AANS
      Member, Section Spine Surgery AANS
      Member, Section Trauma AANS
      Member, Joint Section on Neurotrauma & Critical Care
      Member, Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society
      Member, Kansas City Neurology/Neurosurgical Society


      BEATTY RM, Et al: Direct Demonstration of Retrograde Transsynaptic Degeneration in the Human Visual System, Journal of neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology, 1981 Feb.
      BEATTY RM, ZERVAS NT: Stereotaxic Aspiration of a Brainstem Hematoma. Neurosurgery. 1983 Aug;13(2):204-7.
      WINSTON KR, BEATTY RM, FISCHER EG: Consequences of Dural Defects Acquired in Infancy. Journal of Neurosurgery. 1983 Nov;59(5):839-46.
      BEATTY RM, WINSTON KR: Spontaneous Cervical Epidural Hematoa. A Consideration of Etiology. Journal of Neurosurgery. 1984 Jul;61(1): 143-8.
      BEATTY RM, WELCH K: The Associaition of Cerebrovascular disease and Idiopathic Normopressure Hydrocephalus. ACTA Neurosurgery, 1984.
      BEATTY RM, LORENZO AB, Et al: The Lack of Effect of Prolactin on Tissue Hydration. Pediatric Res., 1984.
      BEATTY RM: Persistent Nerve Root Compression By Buckling of the Longitudinal Ligament after Chemonucleolysis. Neurosurgery. 1987 Feb;20(2):332-4.
      BEATTY RM, FOWLER FD, HANSON EJ: The Abducted Arm as a Sign of Ruptured Cervical Disc. Journal of Neurosurgery. 1987 Nov;21(5): 731-2.
      BEATTY RM, HORNIG GW, HANSON EJ: Protruding Arachnoid Granulations Mimicking Dermoid Cysts. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 1989 Apr;24(4)411-3.
      KNAPP,JF, SHARP RJ, BEATTY RM, MEDINA F: Blast Trauma in a Child. Ped Emer. Care, March, 1989.
      MURPHY J, BEATTY RM: Corpus Callosectomy for Intractable Seizures in Nine Children: Effects on Performance, Abstrat, Am. Academy of Neurology, Chicago, 1989.
      HORNIG GW, BEATTY RM: Osteolytic Skull Lesions Secondary to Trauma. Report of Two Cases. Journal of Neurosurgery 1990 Mar; 72(3):506-8.
      BEATTY RM, MCGUIRE P, MORONEY JM: Continuos Intraoperative Electromyographic Recording During spinal Surgery. Journal of Neurosurgery 1995 Mar; 82(3);401-405.
      BEATTY RM: Long COVID-19 Symptoms Remedied by Anti-Viral Treatment in Neurosurgical Patients. American Journal of Infectious Diseases 2023 July, 19(3), 39-44.


    Pediatric Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons

      1990, December; Intraspinal Accumulations of Spinal Fluid Causing cord Compression in Children With Myelodysplasia and Shunt Malfunction.

    The Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society Meeting, American Association of Neurological Surgeons:

      1987, June 21-25; Deer Valley, Utah; Chronic Subdural Hematoma as an Etiology of External Hydrocephalus
      1991, June 23-27; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; The Predictive Value of Temporary External Lumbar Drainage in Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Definitive Treatment with Lumboperitoneal Shunting
      1991, June 23-27; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Is Razor Shave Necessary in Neurosurgical Procedures?
      1992, June 14-18; Sedona, Arizona; Intraoperative EMG Recordings During Spinal Surgery.
      1994, June 12-16; Aspen, CO; Continuous Intraoperative EMG Recording.
      1995, June 17-21; Sun Valley, ID; Predictive Value of Pre-Surgery Firing In Patients Monitored with Intraoperative EMG Undergoing Spinal Surgery.
      1996, June 16-20; Telluride CO; Use of Diprovan During Carotid Endarterectomy as a Brain Protective Agent.
      1996, June 16-20; Telluride CO; Advantages of Continuous EMG Recording During Arthroscopic Microdisketomy.
      2001, June 17-21; Steamboat Springs CO; L5 Radiculopathy Caused by L2-3 Pathology.
      2001, June 17-21; Steamboat Springs CO; Decompressive Lumbar Surgery for Lumbar Spondylosis Should Ligamentum Flavum be Removed?
      2004, June 12-16; Squaw Creek, CA; Successful Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy and Lumbar Spondylolisthesis with Unilateral Pedicle Screw Fixation and Allograft Bone Posterior Lateral Fusion.
      2004, June 12-16; Squaw Creek, CA; A Transverse Wrist Incision Can Successfully Treat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

    Kyphon Company Certification Seminar

      2004. June Kansas City Missouri; Seminar Presentation; Thoraco-Lumbar Burst Fractures Management by Kyphoplasty and Pedicle Screw Fixation

    American Association of Neurological Surgeons

      1993, April; San diego, CA; Continuous Intraoperative EMG Recording During spinal Surgery.

    CME Educational Offering at Providence Medical Center

      2008, January 11; Kansas City, KS Deep Brain Stimulation