Alfred V. Hess, M.D.

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My patients are my main priority and remain extremely important to me. I enjoy being able to help them return to happy, fulfilling lives.

Dr. Alfred Hess is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the upper extremity. He began his practice with Florida Orthopaedic Institute in March 1995. Prior to Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Hess was a full-time physician with the University of South Florida. He is a native of Ohio and a graduate of John Carroll University. He received a Master of Science Degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1985 and 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.

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 also the Director of hand surgery at the University of South Florida, orthopedic department. Dr. Hess is on staff at Florida Orthopaedic Institute surgery center and Brandon Regional Hospital. Dr. Hess is also an active participant in the trauma service at Tampa General Hospital.

**Accepting Workers’ Compensation




  • Fellowship, Hand, Shriners Hospitals for Children
  • Fellowship, Hand, Tampa Orthopaedic Program
  • Fellowship, Orthopaedic Research, Allegheny Singer Research Institute
  • Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Medical Degree, University of Cincinnati

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