Aaron Beck, MD


Dr. Aaron Beck was born and raised in Southern California. He pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Physiology. He then moved to Philadelphia to attend Drexel University College of Medicine to earn a Master’s in Medical Science and a Medical Doctrine. Next, he returned to Los Angeles to complete his internship and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Training at one of the top trauma centers in the Los Angeles area provided Dr. Beck with extensive experience and expertise in orthopedic fracture care.

After completing residency, Dr. Beck spent an additional year of fellowship consisting of training and research in the subspecialty of Spine Surgery at the Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship, spending time at both Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women’s Hospital. In Boston, he developed his interests in degenerative conditions of the spine, adult deformity surgery, management of traumatic spinal injuries, and minimally invasive surgical techniques. In addition to English, he is fluent in Spanish.

Outside of work, Dr. Beck enjoys pursuing an active, healthy lifestyle with his family. During his free time, he is an avid cyclist, surfer, and tennis player.


  • Undergraduate: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Internship: Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Residency: Harbor UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Harvard Combined Spine Fellowship
Procedures I Perform


Shoulder & Elbow


Ortho Urgent

Upper Extremities


Lower Extremities

Sports/Work-Related Injuries

Hand & Wrist


Lumbar Disc Herniations


Patient Testimonial of Dr. Beck

Dr. Beck performed anterior cervical fusion surgery on me last month. I was so impressed with his extensive knowledge of the procedure, he communicated every step of the way with me, and very clearly informed me of what to expect after the procedure was done, which was key. His patience, knowledge, and thoroughness with me made my surgery and recovery a great success.

– Dan Welch

Patient Testimonial of Dr. Beck

Performed partial removal of upper spine bone with release of spinal cord and/or nerves. Fusion of upper spine bones posterior or posterolateral approach. Fusion of middle spine bones posterior or posterolateral approach. I have been left with no pain I have resumed most of my daily activity with no pain I am 81 and I feel he did a great job.

– Frances Stinson


Patient Testimonial of Dr. Beck