William R. Beach MD


Medical School
Ohio State University


Washington University School of Medicine


Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia

Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery






  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine


Dr. William R. Beach specializes in treatment of patients with knee, elbow and shoulder injuries. He is a member of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Team at Tuckahoe Orthopaedics as well as the President of Tuckahoe Orthopaedics. He received his medical degree from Ohio State University. After completing his internship and residency at Washington University School of Medicine, he was awarded a fellowship in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia in Richmond.
Dr. Beach’s patients range from the younger athlete with traumatic sports injuries to the more mature patient with repetitive injuries. He also treats injured workers. Many injuries can be treated with rehabilitation and conservative therapies. When surgery is required, the majority of his patients will benefit from less invasive, arthroscopic surgery. The arthroscopic procedures that he most often performs are ACL reconstruction and meniscal surgery of the knee, as well as rotator cuff repairs and shoulder stabilizations.
Dr. Beach is actively involved with the Arthroscopy Association of North America and currently serves as 1st Vice President. He has a passion for education and now trains surgeons participating in the same fellowship program that he attended at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia. This is one of the largest Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy fellowship programs on the East Coast. Dr. Beach also participates in orthopaedic research, which has resulted in numerous improvements in arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Beach grew up in Ohio, where he loved sports, especially football. In high school, he earned 10 varsity letters and was an all-state football player. He was later inducted into his high school’s Sports Hall of Fame. He continued to excel in football while attending college at Wittenberg University. He was a Kodak All-American his senior year and an Academic All-American his junior and senior years. He received a NCAA post-graduate scholarship for medical school. He was inducted into the Wittenberg Hall of Honor in 2004. Dr. Beach is married and has four children and one grandchild. He continues to stay active and enjoys playing golf in his free time.

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