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Dr. Steven Hess, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (27)
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38 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Steven Hess, MD

Dr. Steven Hess, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Merriam, KS. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 38 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine and is affiliated with Olathe Medical Center and AdventHealth Shawnee Mission. Patients rated Dr. Hess an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Hess works at AdventHealth Medical Group Neurosurgery at Shawnee Mission in Merriam, KS with other offices in Spring Hill, KS. They frequently treat conditions like Intervertebral Disc Disease, Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hess' Office Locations

  1. 1
    AdventHealth Medical Group Neurosurgery at Shawnee Mission
    7450 Kessler St Ste 202, Merriam, KS 66204 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 632-9480
  2. 2
    AdventHealth Medical Group Primary Care at Spring Hill
    22450 S Harrison St Ste 100, Spring Hill, KS 66083 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (913) 592-2720

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Olathe Medical Center
  • AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Radiculopathy

Treatment frequency



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Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Back Pain
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Upper Back Pain
Facet Blocks
Neuroplasty
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Broken Neck
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Hydrocephalus
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pinched Nerve
Spinal Cord Injury
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Herniated Disc Surgery
Nerve Ablation
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Neurostimulation
Neurostimulator Implantation
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    3.7
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    About Dr. Steven Hess, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 38 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1902867096
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Hess accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Hess has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Hess has seen patients for Intervertebral Disc Disease, Low Back Pain and Radiculopathy, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Hess on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    27 patients have reviewed Dr. Hess. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hess.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Hess, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Hess appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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