Dr. Harold Hess, MD

Dr. Harold Hess, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Harold Hess, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Lenexa, KS. He graduated from State University Of New York Health Science Center and specializes in neurosurgery.

11227 Lakeview Ave

Lenexa, KS 66219

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
  • Comp Choice
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
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Dr. Hess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Spine Disorders more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Hess' conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
Anterior Segment Surgical Procedure
Anterior Spinal Exposure
Ataxia
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Procedure
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
Percutaneous Procedures
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Posterior Surgery
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sacral Nerve Stimulation
Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
Sacrospinous Ligament Fixation
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thrombosis
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Innovative, minimally invasive surgery of the spine

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Florida
Fellowship Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center
Internship Hospital
State University Of New York Health Science Center
Medical School
New York Institute of Technology
Undergraduate School
New York University Graduate School Of Arts and Science

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hess

2.8

Based on 17 reviews

5 Stars
35.294117647058826%
(6)
4 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(1)
3 Stars
11.764705882352942%
(2)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
47.05882352941177%
(8)

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I had back surgery 7-8 years ago but I still highly recommend Dr Hess to family and friends
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Have had severe back pain for almost 6 years. Really bad the last year. Have had to take opoids for years to be able to function. I'm not perfect, and can be very irritable at times. This Dr. and I were not able to come to a working relationship. He seemed very aloof and totally uninterested...Read More
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I appreciate a dr. who will tell it like it is. In 3 weeks I went from severe pain, through testing and am now recovering from a very successful surgery and now have zero pain.
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Graham, Thank you so much for your kind review. I...Read More
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In 1995 i fell off the top of a semi truck and landed on the fuel tank, fuel cap went into my lower back. For years no one wanted to touch my back, my pain got so bad in 2015 i had to do something. So my doctor sent me to dr hess. He told me he wouldn't fuse my back, but he would put a spinal cord...Read More
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Dr. Hess has absolutely no bed side manner! When you choose a doctor to of any kind expect them to make you feel comfortable and very educated. After my surgery was completed he didn't even talk with my family. My family was very upset that he gave them no update didn't even tell them how the...Read More
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