Dana Beach, OTR/L

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Dana Beach, OTR/L

Personal Biography:

Dana was born and raised in California, but Oregon has been his home for the past 25 years. Dana is married and has three grandchildren. He enjoys spending time at home, going for walks and enjoying the beach.

Dana specializes in hand and upper extremity orthopedics, including post-surgical therapy for shoulder repairs and replacements. He also provides custom splinting as needed. He also provides physical capacity evaluations for employees seeking a return to work following injury, social security disability evaluation and ergonomic evaluation. Dana currently serves as the manager of Samaritan Physical Rehabilitation in Newport.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degrees: Sonoma State College and the University of Puget Sound



  • Occupational Therapy
    Occupational therapy is an overall plan to help you achieve a maximum level of independent living. It helps you perform your day-to-day activities more comfortably and efficiently. You may need occupational therapy if an illness or injury has disrupted your ability to care for personal needs, or participate in work, school, family and/or community life. Treatment may focus on adaptive strategies or on the use of equipment to help you maintain optimal safety and independence.