Georg Michael Hess, MD

Approved by Diagnose.me Medical Advisory Board on 03 Dec 2015

Georg Michael Hess, MD

Medical director, Germany

Orthopaedic surgeon Internationally renowned expert on minimal-invasive spine surgery and interventional pain therapy who has lectured worldwide. Medical director at EuroPainClinics, European chairman of the Spine Intervention Society, Master Instructor for the Spine…

Expertise
Orthopaedic surgeon • Spinal surgeon
My experience
16 years
What clients say about me

"Mr Hess has provided me with expert advice and he has helped me understand my spinal condition and which direction I should be heading. I much appreciated his expert knowledge as a world class surgeon and therefore to provide assurance to me of my health situation. Many thanks John"

(2 reviews)
Consultation Report
150
Delivery time
2 workdays
Video Consultation
not offered
About me

I am board certified for orthopedic surgery and pain therapy. My medical education includes University of Dusseldorf, St. Moritz, Switzerland, the Spine Center at the Orthopädische Klinik München-Harlaching, and University Hospital in Quebec City, Canada.

I am experiences with performing a variety of injection procedures in the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. For more than 10 years my main interest are endoscopic procedures, where I have broad experience in several techniques and approaches. I have been a lecturer of more than 100 scientific presentations and perform surgeries worldwide as guest surgeon.

I am also the Master Instructor for the Spine Intervention Society (SIS, formerly ISIS) in the US and Europe since 2003. I was the co-organizer of the European SIS workshops in Amsterdam, Netherlands. From 2006 to 2015, I served as the president of the German Interventional Spine Society (GIW e.V.) and am a member of the German Spine Society (DWG e.V.). Furthermore, I am a member of the British Pain Society’s (BPS) Interventional Pain Medicine Research Group and serve as a reviewer for the spine section of “Pain Medicine”.

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Client reviews
  • Very direct, punctual and clear.

    Anonymous patient, 24 Jan 2017
  • Mr Hess has provided me with expert advice and he has helped me understand my spinal condition and which direction I should be heading. I much appreciated his expert knowledge as a world class surgeon and therefore to provide assurance to me of my health situation.
    Many thanks
    John

    John, 13 Jan 2016
Experience and training
  • Current (since January 2016)
    Medical director
    EuroPainClinics
  • Current (since January 2016)
    Consultant, Minimal-invasive Spine Surgery
    WIM - Wirbelsaeuleninstitut Muenchen
  • February 2015 - December 2015
    Consultant, Spine Surgery
    Betaklinik International Private Hospital
  • July 2003 - January 2015
    Consultant, Private Practice and Private Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery
    OCM – Orthopädische Chirurgie München
  • March 2001 - March 2003
    Head, Back Pain Center and Staff, Surgeon Spine Center
    Orthopädische Klinik München-Harlaching
  • July 1998 - March 2001
    Senior Resident Orthopedic Surgery (Spine), Orthopädische Klinik München-Harlaching
    Germany
  • December 1999 - April 2000
    Senior Resident Orthopedic Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hôpital Saint-François d`Assise, Québec, Canada
    Canada
  • January 1997 - June 1998
    Resident Traumatology (1 yr.) and Orthopedic Surgery (1/2 yr.), Klinik Gut, Center for Bone and Joint Surgery, St. Moritz, Switzerland
    Germany
  • July 1995 - December 1996
    Junior Resident Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopädische Fachklinik Marienkrankenhaus Düsseldorf/Kaiserswerth
    Germany
  • May 1994 - May 1995
    Student, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf („summa cum laude“)
    Germany
  • October 1988 - April 1994
    Student, University of Ulm
    Germany
Licensures and memberships
Member of:
  • President (2006-2015) GIW e.V. (German Interventional Spine Society), Munich, Germany
  • Chairman European Chapter of the Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
  • Master Instructor (USA and Europe) Spine Intervention Society (SIS), San Raffael, CA, USA
  • Member DWG e.V. (German Spine Society)
  • Member Interventional Pain Medicine Research Group, British Pain Society (BPS), London, UK
  • Founding Member World Federation of Minimal Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques Societies
Publications

Georg Michael Hess, MD has published 25+ publications:

Report languages

English, Deutsch, plus 22 languages with medical translation