About Thomas Beaton

About Us

Our practice and facilities are located in Post Falls Idaho near the Northwest Specialty Hospital. We thrive in a community with two major hospitals and complement your care with excellent support services. Our on-site center is outfitted with advanced resources such as an x-ray machine, the Luxar laser for removal of skin lesions, microscope and fiberoptic scope. Sound booth is available for hearing evaluations.

Thomas P. Beaton, M.D. has developed a well-deserved reputation in the Inland Northwest as a caring and astute physician. Dr. Beaton received his Medical Degree from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. He is licensed in Montana, Idaho, Washington, Alaska, Minnesota and Pennsylvania. Dr. Beaton received his B.S. Degree in Biology (major); Chemistry (minor) from the University of North Dakota.

He was born and raised in Carrington, North Dakota. He is an Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America and he guided canoe trips in Onterio, Canada and BWCA of Minnesota for the Charles L. Sommers Wilderness Canoe Base. He is on the high Adventure committee of the Boy Scouts of America.


Professional Societies:

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Facial Plastic and Re-constructive Surgery
  • Idaho Medical Association
  • Kootenai-Benewah Medical Society
  • American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Spokane Medical Society


  • Obliterative Otosclerosis, a Study of 483 Cases.
  • Presented at Thirteenth World Congress of Otorhinolaryngology, Miami Beach, Florida May 1985.
  • Hospitals:
    • Northwest Specialty Hospital
    • Benewah Community Hospital
    • Newport Community Hospital
    • Bonner General Hospital
    • PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center