Get to know Internist Dr. Richard Beck, who serves patients in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
As a supportive and kindhearted internist, Dr. Beck enjoys caring for the large number of illnesses seen in adults, especially diabetes and pulmonary and cardiology diseases. He is in practice with the Compass program located at the Park Nicollet Clinic, St. Louis Park, 3800 Building in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.
“With preventive health care becoming more and more important, I investigate risk factors that change a person’s future health. My goal is to become my patients’ advocate and provide quality medical care” expressed the doctor.
Having always had the desire to improve the health of patients and to recognize disease early in order to alter its progression, Dr. Beck graduated with his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1970. He then went on to complete his residency at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver, Colorado-1973.
Subsequent to his education, he attained board certification in internal medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine, a physician-led, non-profit, independent evaluation organization driven by doctors who want to achieve higher standards for better care in a rapidly changing world.
A Minnesota native giving back all that he has been blessed with, Dr. Beck is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic and Methodist Hospital. He is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex diseases by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.
A caring doctor with almost 50 years of experience practicing internal medicine, Dr. Beck is the recipient of Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014), Patients’ Choice Award (2014, 2016), and On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2016). He has been featured in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Minnesota Monthly as a Top Doctor, and attributes his success to lots of hard work, good education, proper training, and a good work ethic.
Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time at his lake home on the water. He also has a stained glass hobby. His favorite thing about being in Minnesota is being in lake country, and his favorite ways of staying healthy are maintaining a healthy lifestyle and doing outdoor activities. His favorite professional publication is The New England Journal of Medicine.
Learn More about Dr. Richard Beck:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8138093-Richard-Beck-Internist or through HealthPartners Park Nicollet, https://www.healthpartners.com/care/find/doctor/14194/
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