James D. Beckman, MD

Dr. James D. Beckman is a board-certified anesthesiologist, practicing since 1997. Dr. Beckman teaches clinical regional anesthesia, including brachial plexus block techniques; physiology and complications; spinals; epidurals; combined spinal-epidural anesthesia; and peripheral nerve blocks for analgesia. Dr. Beckman is a member of the Department's dedicated Spine Team and an expert in management of the difficult airway.


Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Clinical Professor in Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College



Spine Surgery 
Regional Anesthesia


New York State Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Medical Association


MD, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
Chief Resident, New York Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center


Regional Anesthesia, Hospital for Special Surgery


American Board of Anesthesiology - 1997
The National Board of Medical Examiners - 1992

State Licensure

New York

Selected Publications

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

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Dr. James Beckman, Anesthesiologist

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1206
Fax: 212.517.4481

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021