Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, AHG, AHN-BC, www.naturalnurse.com, interviews Dr. Sylvia Hesse. Dr. Hess graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a BS Cum Laude in Biochemistry/Cell Biology. She received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Creighton University School of Medicine. Upon completing an Orthopedic Surgery residency at the Fort Worth Affiliated Hospitals Program, she pursued subspecialty fellowship training in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Portland, Oregon.Dr. Hesse established a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery practice in Miami, Florida prior to relocating to New York City. At Manhattan Spine & Sports Medicine, they provide office-based, comprehensive non-surgical Orthopedic Medicine evaluations, with particular focus on adult and juvenile athletic injuries, chronic musculoskeletal overuse disorders, in addition to acute and chronic back pain disorders.
Dr. Hesse strongly believes in a holistic approach to providing musculoskeletal medical care to her patients. By mindfully considering each patient's unique functional and psychosocial requirements, she finds that better and more lasting positive outcomes to conservative treatment can be obtained. Contact: www.Manhattanspine.com