Dr. Douglas Beard, M.D., a native of Fort Collins, pursued medicine just as his physician father had before him. After concluding his medical studies at Creighton University in Omaha in 1986, Dr. Beard fulfilled his orthopaedic residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1991. Dr. Beard took his spine surgery fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans and Northwestern University School of Medicine in Chicago. He joined the Front Range Center for Brain & Spine Surgery, P.C., in the summer of 2008. Dr. Beard is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.