James W. Bean, MD

Board Certified - Orthopedic Surgery

James W. Bean


1575 North Resler Drive,
Suite D
El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: (915) 271-4652
Fax: (915) 271-4653

2204 Joe Battle Blvd.,
Building E
El Paso, TX 79938
Phone: (915) 271-4652
Fax: (915) 271-4653


  • COLLEGE: University of Texas at El Paso, Bachelor in Biology, 1974-1978
  • GRADUATE: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1978-1982
  • INTERNSHIP: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, General Surgery Internship, 1982-1983
  • RESIDENCY: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, Orthopedic Residency Training Program, 1983-1987
  • FELLOWSHIP: University Heath Science Center, Dallas, Texas, Arthroscopic Knee Reconstruction, Robert G. Stone, M.D., 1987-1988

About the Provider

Dr. Bean was born and raised in El Paso, TX. His early education included elementary school at Scottsdale Elementary and Eastwood High school for his secondary education in El Paso, TX. He then attended four years at the University of Texas at El Paso obtaining a biology and chemistry degree. Dr. Bean continued his education with four years of medical school at the University Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX. Following medical school, he continued his training in a five year orthopedic residency program again at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Prior to beginning practice, he completed a fellowship program concentrating on knee and shoulder reconstruction utilizing arthroscopic techniques in Dallas, Texas at the University of Texas Health Science Center under the direction of Arthroscopic pioneer, Dr. Robert G. Stone. In 1988, Dr. Bean began practicing in El Paso with the El Paso Orthopaedic Surgery Group and has practiced in El Paso since that time. He has been active with the University of Texas at El Paso athletic program for 31 years attending to athletes and their varied injuries. Dr. Bean is now engaging in employment with Tenet Healthcare and will continue his practice in delivering committed orthopedic service to the El Paso and neighboring community. Dr. Bean’s skills include advanced arthroscopic surgery on shoulder, knee, and hip. Also, total joint replacement for the shoulder, knee and hip including revision reconstructions and actively treats acute traumatic fractures of all types.

Special Interests

  • Sports Injuries and conditions arising from these activities
  • Total Joint replacement and revision reconstruction
  • Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Knee Ligament Repair/Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Ligament and Tendon Repair/Reconstruction
  • Advanced Arthroscopic techniques for the Hip, Knee and Shoulder