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Dr. Ronald Hess, DO

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Hess

Wellington Orthopedic/Sprts Med

4701 Creek Rd Ste 110 Blue Ash, OH 45242

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(513) 733-8894


Dr. Ronald Hess, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Blue Ash, OH and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Med At Still University Of Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


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Dr. Hess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Knee Sprain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Knee Arthroscopy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess performs Knee Arthroscopy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hess performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hess' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Hess, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Blue Ash, OH and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Med At Still University Of Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1991
Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Med At Still University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
1991

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Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hess

3.4

Based on 27 reviews

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Dr. Hess Is the best doctor I’ve ever seen. He shows genuine concern for your medical problem and relates to you on a level you can understand. He treat you with respect and not a $sign. And, his work is excellent. No problems at all after five surgeries.
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Absolutely no bedside manner. Very dismissive and becomes very impatient and annoyed. I was referred to him for chronic shoulder pain after an injury and he lied and said all imaging was normal and told me to go see a counselor because my pain was psychological. Received surgery from another surgeon and almost all of my shoulder pain resolved, but it has been made very clear that his failure to diagnose and dismissive behavior is the cause of my permanent, residual pain.
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I went to see Dr. Hess for very bad hip pain. If it were possible to give him zero stars, I would. He did no assessment, did not view the joint, watch me walk, allow me to tell him about my symptoms or comment that while I do have other pain, this far exceeds all. After arriving home appalled at how poorly I was treated, I see that I have a visible bulge in my groin. I told him that I have groin pain along with my hip pain, which I do know is highly possible as I have been an ortho nurse myself!
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--Not a very good listener --Gets very impatient if his recommendations are questioned --Definitely lacks a "bedside manner" / not personable --Makes diagnosis before asking any questions
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Dr. Hess has worked on both of my knees and my elbow. He has done an amazing job. He is thorough and has great follow-up.
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I had rotator cuff surgery in July and had very little pain afterwards! My shoulder was a train wreck with two muscles completely torn and had to be pinned to the bone, two other partial tears, torn labrum, bone spurs and arthritis. I appreciate that he worked with me to get me back into racquetball. Nine months after sugery, I played in a racquetball tournament. I highly recommend Dr. HESS!
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My son went to him for a probable stress fx in his foot. He did NOT do an xray and told him just to wear a pair of heavy work boots to work??? We cancelled our return appt, I purchased a cam boot from Amazon, and made a followup appt with another ortho a few weeks later. The new dr xrayed it immediately and said, Yes it was a definite stress fx of the metatarsal. This isn't our first time being unhappy with Hess' treatment but it will be our last.
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