Dr. Steven Hess, MD

Dr. Steven Hess, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Steven Hess, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9119 W 74th St Ste 260

Overland Park, KS 66204

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Hess' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hess treats Spine Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Hess treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Hess' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Steven Hess, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Overland Park, KS and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • University Of Ks School Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Ks Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Awards

Dr. Hess' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hess

3.5

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
58.333333333333336%
(14)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(2)
1 Star
29.166666666666668%
(7)

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Dr. Hess saved my tail. He made an instant commitment to perform surgery on me the very same day that he saw me. I needed it desperately, as I was in agony. He performed the very long and complex surgery (laminectomy/discectomy/foraminotomy) flawlessly. When I woke up in the morning, he was at...Read More
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all I can say it was very good in all ways
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