Dr. Jason Hess, MD

Dr. Jason Hess, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jason Hess, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Wright State Univ Sch Of Med in 2001 and specializes in plastic surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

4060 4th Ave Ste 120

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas


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Wound Repair
more than 89% of peers
more than 54% of peers
Excision of Skin Cancer
more than 52% of peers

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  • Plastic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gigantomastia
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Skin Aging
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Laxity
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrinkles
  • Wrist Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/12/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Pennsylvania
  • Misdemeanor conviction (8/27/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

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


  • The Ohio State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Wright State Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Wayne State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Basic Science Research
    Other Education | Completed 2005
  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hess has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hess has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hess to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Hess' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in San Diego, CA
Dr. Hess is an excellent doctor and surgeon. He is detail oriented, conservative and kind! His pricing is very reasonable.
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in San Diego, CA
Dr. Hess performed my mommy makeover (tummy tuck, hernia repair and breast augmentation) after having twins. I absolutely love my results!! I had prior consultations with other surgeons but felt immediately comfortable with Dr. Hess. He never pressured me into specific procedures. However, he...more
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in San Diego, CA
Dr. Hess has been a lifesaver to our family. We have never had a better doctor and we have had some really amazing doctors in the past. He is the absolute best in the world. We can't thank him enough!
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in Carlsbad, CA
Dr. Hess did multiple procedures the same day. He is kind, caring and an excellent surgeon. He does not over promise but he does deliver the best result!
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in wilmington, CA
I personally wasn't happy with my overall results. I feel Mr Hess could of have done a better job. That's why is not always good to go with the first surgeon you find. Please do your research before going under the knife!!!!
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There is nothing more important in our practice than safety and quality. I strive for perfection in everyone that I treat. Surgery is a commitment, and one that we do not take lightly. Please contact me and give me the opportunity to resolve any issue that has fallen short of your expectations. I am committed to your best results. jasonrhess@gmail.com

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