Pediatric Surgeon

Hess, Donavon J, MD, PhD, MBA

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  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Pediatric Surgery

Clinical Interests

Pediatric tumors; Neonatal surgery, Pediatric thoracic surgery; Esophageal Atresia; Pediatric Trauma

Medical School

University of Minnesota


University of Minnesota (Surgery)


University of Minnesota (Surgical Endoscopy, Surgical Infectious Disease); Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (Pediatric Surgery)


  • Best Doctors in America®  (2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013)
  • 2004, Henry Buchwald Award
  • National Research Award, NIH F32 AI49686-01, 3 years


Central Scheduling: 612.672.7422

Provider Referrals: 612.672.7000

Administrative Offices: 612.884.0600

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