William Hess
Associate, Department of Orthopaedics
Chief, Spine Surgery

LOCATION(S)
Department of Orthopaedics
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6541
Fax: 570-271-5872
fhess@geisinger.edu

Research Interests

My research interests include spinal deformity and pediatric spine injuries.

Recent Publications

  • Papadopoulos EC, Boachie-Adjei O, Hess WF, Sanchez Perez-Grueso FJ, Pellisé F, Gupta M, Lonner B, Paonessa K, Faloon M, Cunningham ME, Kim HJ, Mendelow M, Sacramento C, Yazici M, Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine, New York, NY . (2013, Apr). Early outcomes and complications of posterior vertebral column resection. Spine J , Epub ahead of print. Full Text
  • Lehman AA, McKenna ME, Wisneski R, Hess WF. (2011, Apr). Delayed presentation of a traumatic spinal epidural hematoma in a preadolescent: a case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am , 93(7):e28. Full Text
  • Bolos PR, Aribandi M, Hess WF. (2009, Apr). Multiple bilateral spinal nerve root calcifications in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol , 53(2):200-2. Full Text

Education

MD, University of South Florida, 1978-1981
Residency, University of South Florida, 1982-1989
Spine Fellowship, Kansas University Medical Center, 1989-1990