Christopher A. Beal, DO, graduated magna cum laude from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, with a bachelor’s degree in biology, and earned a master’s degree in biomedical studies from Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida. He then graduated with honors with his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Davie, Florida. Dr. Beal completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health in Richmond, Virginia, serving as chief resident. He also completed a pain medicine fellowship at VCU Health.
Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Beal has experience performing electrodiagnostic studies; ultrasound-guided musculoskeletal injections; epidurals, including cervical epidurals; spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation; nerve blocks; and radiofrequency ablations, among other procedures. He most recently completed his pain management fellowship, where he obtained the necessary skills for comprehensive treatment of painful disorders due to spine and non-spine conditions. This training includes accurate diagnosis, pharmacologic management, advanced interventional technique and innovative implant therapy.
Dr. Beal joins the board-certified physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners at Lexington Brain and Spine Institute to meet the needs of patients who suffer from conditions ranging from acute neck and back pain to chronic spine disorders and cancer pain.