Dr. Ralph Hess, DO

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Specializes in Emergency Medicine • Male • Age 64

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809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
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Dr. Hess' Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center
809 82nd Pkwy
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572
King's Daughters Medical Center
2201 Lexington Ave
Ashland, KY 41101

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  2. Dr. Hess' Experience

    Specialties

    • Emergency Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Emergency Medicine
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Michigan State University

    Residency Hospital

    Detroit Osteopathic Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hess & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Hess' Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends*
    Tell us about your experience with Dr. Hess
    Tell us about the office & staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Hess
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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    Email: *
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