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Dr. Gary Hess, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 67

Dr. Hess

Denver-Vail Orthopedics

8101 E Lowry Blvd Ste 260 Denver, CO 80230

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Dr. Gary Hess, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.


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(303) 214-4500

Dr. Hess accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Bursitis more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Chronic Pelvic Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Chronic Pelvic Pain more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Hess' conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fracture
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Hess has dedicated himself to the pursuit of excellence and specializes in total joint replacement, sports medicine, and general orthopedics with a special interest in arthritis surgery. His perfectionist attitude is demonstrated through his comm...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1983
University Of Colorado
Fellowship Hospital
1982
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Williamsport Hospital
Internship Hospital
1977
Temple University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983
1982
1978
1977

Awards

Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hess

3.7

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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I lost my left lLeg after he gave me a failed knee replacement. The worst part is that HE DID NOT GIVE A DAMN!
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