Georg Michael Hess, MD

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

Georg Michael Hess, MD

Medical director, EuroPainClinics, Munich (Germany)

Orthopedic 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 Intervention Society in the US and Europe.

Expertise
Orthopedic surgeon • Spinal surgeon
My experience
16 years
Necessary for report
Can review
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"

(3 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
  • 02 May 2017, Kuchta Peter

    The service works very well, the specialist answered quickly and in my opinion very professionally.


  • 24 Jan 2017, Anonymous patient

    Very direct, punctual and clear.


  • 13 Jan 2016, John

    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


Experience and training
  • January 2016 - Today
    Medical director, EuroPainClinics, Munich (Germany)
  • January 2016 - Today
    Consultant, Minimal-invasive Spine Surgery, WIM - Wirbelsaeuleninstitut Muenchen, Munich (Germany)
  • February 2015 - December 2015
    Consultant, Spine Surgery, Betaklinik International Private Hospital, Bonn (Germany)
  • July 2003 - January 2015
    Consultant, Private Practice and Private Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery, OCM – Orthopädische Chirurgie München, Munchen (Germany)
  • March 2001 - March 2003
    Head, Back Pain Center and Staff, Surgeon Spine Center, Orthopädische Klinik München-Harlaching, Munchen (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