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William Hess
Associate, Department of Orthopaedics
Chief, Spine Surgery

Department of Orthopaedics
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6541
Fax: 570-271-5872

William F Hess, MD, FAAOS

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, PellisĂ© 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


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