Dr. Robert S. Bess, MD

Dr. Robert S. Bess, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 47 years old

Denver International Spine Center
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Dr. Bess specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in Denver, CO. He practices at 4 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Pediatrics

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Disorders
      • Back Injuries
      • Back Pain
      • Back Tumor
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Broken Neck
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Difficulty With Walking
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Sprain
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Limb Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Spine Fracture
      • Lupus
      • Marfan Syndrome
      • Myelopathy
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteosarcoma
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pediatric Spine Deformities
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spinal Cord Disorders
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Cord Tumor
      • Spinal Instability
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Thoracic Spine Fracture
      • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
      • Torticollis

      Procedures Performed

      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Fracture Care
      • Herniated Disc Surgery
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Surgery
      • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
      • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
      • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
      • Scoliosis Surgery
      • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
      • Spinal Fusion
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
      • Spinal Tumor Surgery
      • Spine Fracture Treatment
      • Spine Surgery
      • Steroid Injection

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Colorado.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        John Hopkins University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1999

      • Internship Hospital
        Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland
      • Residency Hospital
        Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University

      Awards & Recognition

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        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Bess' Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Bess

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients