Dr. Harold Hess, MD

Dr. Harold Hess, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(17)
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Dr. Harold Hess, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Lenexa, KS. He is 63 years old.

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)
  • 33 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hess "Innovative, minimally invasive surgery of the spine"
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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Procedures

  • 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
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Interstim® Sacral Nerve Stimulator
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Posterior Surgery
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Sacrospinous Ligament Fixation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spine Surgery
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

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

  • New York Institute Of Technology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • State University Of New York Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • New York University Graduate School Of Arts and Science
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
2.8
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Hess' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Kansas City, KS |
I had back surgery 7-8 years ago but I still highly recommend Dr Hess to family and friends
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in Olathe, KS |
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...more
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in Overland Park, KS |
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 am so pleased that you have had such a great outcome! I wish you continued success in your recovery. Sincerely, Harold Hess, MD
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in Bronson, KS |
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...more
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Rick, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. I am so pleased that we were able to help you after years of pain and frustration. It means so much to know you are "loving...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...more
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I'm sorry that you felt my interaction, or lack thereof, was not comforting. After completing a surgery, I ALWAYS go to the waiting area to find any loved ones there. Typically they are given a pager by the...more
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Dr. Hess accepts 42 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
    National Advantage
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
    Blue Care HMO
    Preferred Care Blue PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Cenpatico Behavioral Health
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna POS
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Comp Choice
    Comp Results
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
    Compassionate Care Network (CCN) PPO
  • CompCare
  • CompPsych
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Family Health Partners
    Family Health Partners HMO
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network PPO
    Select PPO
  • HCA Midwest Comp Care
    HMCC PHO
  • Health Exchange
    Health Exchange PPO
  • Healthcare USA
    Healthcare USA HMO
  • Homestate Health Plan
  • Humana
    Gold Plus Choice PPO
    Gold Plus HMO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
  • KanCare
  • Missouri Care
    Missouri Care HMO
  • Molina Healthcare
    MHNet - Behavioral Health
    Molina HMO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • New Directions Behavioral Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Health Professionals
    Preferred Health Professionals PPO
  • Preferred Healthcare
    Preferred Healthcare PPO
  • Preferred Mental Health Management, LLC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • RockPort Health Care
    CCO/Rockport
  • Savility
    Savility POS
  • Today's Options
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
    UniCare HMO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Behavioral Health
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
  • Value Options
    Behavioral Health
  • Viant
    Viant PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Hess has admitting privileges

Allen County Regional Hospital
3066 N Kentucky St
Iola, KS 66749
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MISH Hospital and Clinics
11217 Lakeview Ave
Lenexa, KS 66219
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St. Luke's Cushing Hospital
711 Marshall St
Leavenworth, KS 66048
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