BMC’s Yawkey building doors are now closed as an entrance as part of our ongoing efforts to enhance our campus and provide you with the best clinical care.

All patients and visitors on our main campus must enter our hospital via Shapiro, Menino, or Moakley buildings, where they will be greeted by team members at a new centralized check-in desk before continuing to the hospital. We are excited to welcome you and appreciate your patience as we improve our facilities.

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Dr. Hess is the Chief of Minimally Invasive and Weight Loss Surgery and Chief of General Surgery at Boston Medical Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Hess completed general surgery residency and a fellowship in surgical oncology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and has been in practice for more than 25 years. His expertise includes laparoscopic bariatric surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass, and revisional bariatric surgery. Dr. Hess is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and directs the Boston Medical Center General Surgery Residency Program.

  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Laparoscopic bariatric surgery (sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass); Minimally invasive surgery; Robotic surgery; Gastroesophageal reflux disease surgery; Single-site surgery; Complex hernia surgery; General surgery

  • Administrative Title

    Assistant Professor of Surgery, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Residency

    General Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship

    Surgical Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Board Certifications

    Surgery, American Board of Surgery