Mr Michael Hess

Facharzt (Specialist) Tr & Orth, MD, PhD Enquiries & appointments Orthopaedic surgery

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KIMS Hospital

Scans, tests & treatments available

  • Slipped disc removal (endoscopic)

Professional Profile

After graduating in Germany in 1995, G. Michael Hess trained in trauma surgery in St.Moritz, Switzerland and at the Spine Center at Orthopaedische Klinik Muenchen-Harlaching. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery and interventional radiology at the University Hospital in Quebec City, Canada and was appointed Lead of the Back Pain Center at Orthopaedische Klinik Muenchen-Harlaching.

In 2016 G. Michael Hess founded InsightSpine and is offering a comprehensive spinal disc pain service at London Spine Clinic, KIMS Hospital Maidstone and Paincare Lisbon (with Dr A. Barbosa). For more than 15 years, Mr Hess’ main interest has been in endoscopic procedures where he has broad experience in several techniques and approaches. Mr Hess was co-surgeon of the worldwide first successful full-endoscopic nucleus replacement surgery in 2009 and is the chief investigator of an international multicenter study for a novel nucleus implant.

Mr Hess has a PhD in Orthopaedics, is the Past President of the German Interventional Spine Society (GIW e.V.), and serves as Master Instructor for Spine Intervention Society (SIS). Mr Hess is an internationally renowned expert in the field of minimally-invasive spine surgery and interventional pain therapy. He is lecturer of more than 200 scientific presentations and is invited worldwide as a guest surgeon.

Special Interests

Endoscopic disc surgery, Nucleus replacement, minimal invasive surgical techniques, image-guided spinal injections
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