Donald T. Hess, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery

MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry




Donald Hess, MD, FACS is currently an assistant professor of surgery at BUSM and the chief of the Section of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery at Boston Medical Center (BMC).

His clinical practice is devoted to minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He has tremendous surgical expertise in laparoscopic bariatric surgery (sleeve gastrectomy, gastric banding and gastric bypass) and revisional bariatric surgery. He also has an interest in minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery, surgery for disease of the stomach and esophagus, intestinal surgery, single-site surgery, complex hernia surgery and general surgery.

He is a member of the Association of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). He has been recognized by Boston Magazine’s “Top Docs” issue for being “top” in his respective field four years in a row and was a 2013 recipient of the BUSM Evans Center Collaborator of the Year Award.

Hess is a graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. and received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y. He completed a residency in general surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at New England Deaconess Hospital, both in Boston. He joined BUSM after working for the U.S. Air Force as an assistant professor of surgery stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio.

Section Chief
Boston University School of Medicine
Surgery
Gastrointestinal Surgery

Member
Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research





A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Asse
07/13/2021 - 07/13/2024 (PI)
Synlogic Operating Company. Inc

ETHICON Endo-Surgery Fellowship
07/01/2010 - 06/30/2011 (PI)
ETHICON Endo-Surgery, Inc


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  1. Ju Z, Anderson W, Istfan N, Carmine B, Carter C, Pernar L, Marshall A, Hess DT. Comparison of weight loss outcomes between Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy in a racially mixed urban patient population. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 Oct; 18(10):1218-1227.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35794035
     
  2. Pernar LI, Hess DT. Creating a Welcoming Surgery Residency Training Program for LGBTQ Trainees. Am Surg. 2022 May 10; 31348221101582.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35538707
     
  3. Stolarski AE, Alonso A, Aly S, Feeney T, Pereira F, Carter C, Hess D, Pernar LI, Carmine B, Drake FT. The impact of English proficiency on outcomes after bariatric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2022 Oct; 36(10):7385-7391.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35229210
     
  4. Aly S, Stolarski AE, Beresneva O, Carter CO, Pernar LI, Carmine B, Hess DT. Rogue Staples: a Culprit in Post-operative Small Bowel Obstruction. Obes Surg. 2022 04; 32(4):1394-1396.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35094197
     
  5. Hasley RB, Aly S, Carter CO, Carmine B, Hess DT, McAneny D, Pernar LI. Application of the Caprini Risk Assessment Model to Select Patients for Extended Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Sleeve Gastrectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2022 02; 26(2):298-304.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34981292
     
  6. Hess DT. Comment on: Racial disparities in bariatric surgery outcomes amongst the elderly. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 01; 18(1):70. PMID: 34785138
     
  7. Geary AD, Hess DT, Pernar LI. Efficacy of a resident-as-teacher program (RATP) for general surgery residents: An evaluation of 3 Years of implementation. Am J Surg. 2021 Dec; 222(6):1093-1098.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34615604
     
  8. Pernar LI, Sachs TE, Tseng JF, Hess DT. Structuring Research Rotations to Facilitate Surgery Residents' Academic Productivity. J Surg Educ. 2022 Jan-Feb; 79(1):31-34.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34366284
     
  9. Zambare WV, Hess DT, Kenzik K, Pernar LI. Outcomes in Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Implications for Surgical Resident Education. J Surg Educ. 2021 Nov-Dec; 78(6):e161-e168.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34219036
     
  10. Gokce N, Karki S, Dobyns A, Zizza E, Sroczynski E, Palmisano JN, Mazzotta C, Hamburg NM, Pernar LI, Carmine B, Carter CO, LaValley M, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Farb MG. Association of Bariatric Surgery With Vascular Outcomes. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 07 01; 4(7):e2115267.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34251443; PMCID: PMC8276087; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.15267;
     
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