Dr. Donald Hess, MD

Dr. Donald Hess, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Donald Hess, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1990 and specializes in bariatric surgery and pediatric surgery.

725 Albany St Ste A

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

(617) 414-4861

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hess performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 60% of peers
Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
more than 52% of peers

Dr. Hess's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

8  Conditions Treated

11  Procedures

  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Robotic-Assisted Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Deaconess Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Harvard Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Hess' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The best provider i have ever had. He is so kind and takes the time out to really listen!!!
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I'm a gastric bypass surgery patient of Dr. Hess. I could not be more pleased with Dr. Hess and his staff at BMC. Dr. Hess is very professional and an excellent surgeon. I was very nervous about the procedure, and he assured me that specially in my case it would be a success. Right after...more
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Dr. Hess listened to me. I could feel subtle changes prior to them presenting and he respected my judgment. In addition, because of my medical background I was not the easiest pt to take care of, but he stood right beside me the entire way through,
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