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Mr Georg Michael Hess

Trauma & orthopaedic surgery

 

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  • Spine

About me

After graduating in Germany in 1995 G. Michael Hess trained in trauma surgery in St. Moritz, Switzerland and at the Spine Center at Orthopaedische Klinik Muenchen-Harlaching. He completed a fellowship in spine surgery and interventional radiology at the University Hospital in Quebec City, Canada and was appointed Lead of the Back Pain Center at Orthopaedische Klinik Muenchen-Harlaching.
In 2016 G. Michael Hess founded InsightSpine, which is providing a comprehensive spinal disc pain service mainly in Munich, London and Lisbon.
For more than 15 years his main interest is in endoscopic procedures, where he has a broad experience in several techniques and approaches. Mr Hess was co-surgeon of the worldwide first successful full-endoscopic nucleus replacement surgery in 2009 and is the principal clinical investigator for a novel nucleus implant.

Mr. Hess has a PhD in Orthopaedics. He is a Master Instructor for Spine Intervention Society (SIS) in the US and Europe since 2003.

Mr Hess is an internationally renowned expert in the field of minimal-invasive spine surgery and interventional pain therapy. He is lecturer of more than 200 scientific presentations and is invited worldwide as a guest surgeon.

Areas of interest

Sciatica; slipped disc; trapped nerve; low back pain; neck pain; osteoporotic vertebral fracture; endoscopic disc surgery; vertebroplasty; denervation of facet joints; epidural injection; pain management

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Procedures completed

  • V2510

    Endoscopic discectomy and/or decompression (transforaminal) - lumbar region - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

  • A5730

    Facet or sacroiliac joint (RF) radiofrequency thermocoagulation, cryoprobe or phenol (including rhizolysis under image guidance) - 4 to 6 joints. - (1-5)

    London Clinic (1-5)

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