Dr. James Hess, DO

Dr. James Hess, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(8)
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Dr. James Hess, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Tucson, AZ and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

3002 N Country Club Rd

Tucson, AZ 85716

Contact Information

(520) 325-9790

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Sprain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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

  • Mi State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1981

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
4.5
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Safford, AZ
Would recommend him to any of my friends and family! He's great!
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in Tucson, AZ
Torn my meniscus and was in lots of pain, Dr Hess and his team is top notch. He did a orthoscopy and fixed my tear. It was my first surgery of any kind and It was smooth procedure. Dr. Hess has a great bedside manner and calm professional I had been seeing another Orthopedic specialist for non work...more
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