Nicholas Beck, MD

  • Nicholas Beck, MD
    Nicholas Beck, MD
    Hand & Microvascular Surgeon

    Dr. Nicholas Beck is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, with a subspecialty certificate in orthopedic surgery of the hand. He specializes in all injuries and conditions of the upper extremity (elbow, wrist, and hand), which includes nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel, trigger finger, upper extremity trauma reconstruction, painful arthritis, fractures, and lacerations.

    Dr. Nicholas Beck is a Montana native and grew up in Baker, Montana. He received his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering at Montana State University in Bozeman where he met his wife, Lindsey. They both decided to pursue medicine and moved to Philadelphia, where he attended medical school at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Beck completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, followed by fellowship training in hand surgery at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Dr. Beck and his wife and colleague, Dr. Lindsey Beck, have been in practice in Billings, Montana, for the past four years. They are excited to relocate to Missoula with their two children.

    Dr. Beck’s specialization is in helping people with upper extremity ailments. He sees patients that have been struggling with on-going hand, wrist, and elbow pain, in addition to more acute injuries, such as fractures, tendon ruptures, and lacerations. Common conditions that he treats include nerve issues, such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and trigger digits; arthritis of the hand and wrist; and hand injuries. He enjoys his chosen profession because it enables him to work with patients of all ages and treat a variety of problems that really impact a person’s day-to-day activities. He likes to work alongside his patients to improve their function so they can get back to work and the recreational activities they enjoy.

    When not at work, Dr. Beck enjoys spending time with his family and everything outdoors Montana has to offer.

    Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, 2012

    Residency: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2017

    Fellowship: Hand Surgery Fellowship at University of Iowa, Iowa, 2018

    Board Certification:

    State Licensed: Montana, Wyoming

    Joined Practice: 2023

    Professional Organizations:

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Society Surgery of the Hand
    • Montana Medical Association

    Hobbies: Dr. Beck enjoys spending time with his family. They enjoy everything outdoors Montana has to offer, especially skiing, camping, hiking, backpacking, and fishing.


    Kevin is the dedicated orthopedic assistant for Dr. Beck’s patients. Kevin works closely with Dr. Beck to make sure that each patient’s needs are met. If you have questions or concerns you can phone Kevin directly at (406)532-8739.



    If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Nicholas Beck, please call our clinic at (406)721-4436, or request an appointment online.

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