Harold Hess, M.D. is a Board Certified Neurological Surgeon. He received his medical degree
from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Hess then completed a
neurosurgical residency from State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, before
completing fellowship training in spinal surgery at the University of Florida in 1988.
He has devoted his career to performing cutting-edge procedures, and he currently practices
neurosurgery at Johnson County Spine in Overland Park, Kansas. In the last few years, Dr. Hess
has become one of the leading surgeons for the implantation of interspinous process devices.
Dr. Hess was chosen to be one of only a few American investigators in the clinical research trials
of the Synthes In-Space™ and the Vertiflex Superion™ interspinous process devices. He is also a
member of a select group of American spinal surgeons chosen to be an investigator in the DePuy
Spine (a Johnson & Johnson company) Discover™ Artificial Cervical Disc FDA Clinical Trial.