Dr. Akin Beckley
- Boulder Community Hospital
- Avista Adventist Hospital
Akin Beckley MD, Ph.D., FACS is a board-certified general surgeon with greater than 10 years’ experience and most recently Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Beckley has extensive training in all aspects of general surgery, including the latest in procedures for gastrointestinal surgery, hernia repair, breast, and venous disease. When possible, Dr. Beckley prefers minimally invasive techniques to all of his surgeries.
He is committed to excellent patient care. He takes pride in his ability to put patients at ease and to help them understand their needs and options. Dr. Beckley believes that continual learning and technique expertise is essential in providing the best overall care for his patients. He has been recognized by the Patients’ Choice Award, America’s Most Compassionate Doctors and On-Time Doctor Award.
Dr. Beckley received his board certification from the American Board of Surgery in 2006 and is a fellow of the American College Of Surgeons. Dr. Beckley received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry with honors, followed by his Medical Degree from the University of Connecticut in 1994. He then completed a postgraduate PHD in Biomedical Science from the University of Connecticut prior to starting his surgical career. Dr. Beckley’s specialty certifications include:
- National Board of Medical Examiners
- Diplomat, American Board of Surgery
- Advanced Trauma Life support
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
- The American Society of Breast Surgeons
- American Hernia Society
- Colorado Medical Society
- Boulder County Medical Society
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Beckley loves spending time with his wife and family. They enjoy traveling, swimming, and new experiences. He encourages patients to find healthy ways to enhance their lives and enhance recovery after surgery.
“Dr. Beckley is fantastic! He takes the time to explain what needs to be done and what his recommendations is. I had never had surgery before. He did an exceptional job of putting my nerves to ease both at our initial meeting and when I arrived at the hospital.”
“I had a very good experience with Dr. Beckley. He is kind, and was willing to explain my options thoroughly and in an understandable way. I had an excellent result from surgery too! I have already recommended him to at least 3 people, including my husband.”
“Dr. Beckley is the greatest person I have ever met. My appointment was immediate, surgery went well, and I feeling better in no time!”
“Dr. Beckley was extremely sensitive to both my emotional and mental fitness as well as my physical fitness for surgery.”
“Dr. Beckley took the time to fully understand my level of activity and explained the recovery process fully. Of Course, he never seemed to get bored of me asking the same questions over and over.”
“Dr. Beckley is the greatest!”
“Dr. Beckley is an articulate and efficient surgeon. My recovery was extremely quick and had minimal trauma to the surgical site.”
“I believe Dr. Beckley has my best interest at heart. He takes the time to listen and answer my concerns.”
“Dr. Beckley is personable and charming. He takes the time to make certain that you understand your situation and the medial approach, explaining and making certain you understand things before moving on. We’re lucky to have doctors like him in our community!”