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Alfred Hess, M.D.

Alfred Hess, M.D.

Alfred V. Hess, M.D., is the director of hand surgery at Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida. He earned his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, College of Medicine. Dr. Hess then completed a year of fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery at the University of South Florida and a research fellowship at Allegheny Singer Research Institute. Dr. Hess has been dedicated to treating children with hand or arm disorders at Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida since 1991.

Areas of special interest to Dr. Hess are congenital, developmental and acquired hand differences.

Dr. Hess is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and also has attained the Certificate of Added Qualification of Hand Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is an affiliate assistant professor at the Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, USF Health.


  • Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Internship, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Residency, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Fellowships, Research Fellowship Allegheny Singer Institute, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Hand and Microvascular Fellowship, University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.