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Darren Hess, MD PHD

About Darren

Enjoys cooking (and eating) and spends as much time as he can out in the Wenatchee environment, be it in the air as a Private Pilot, on the trails, or on skis.
Board Certifications
  • American Board Of Surgery
  • BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, cum laude, 1996
  • MD and PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006


  • Internship and Residency, General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2006–2011
Medical Interests Clinical Interests
  • Endocrine surgery: surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands
  • Surgical oncology: surgery for cancer of the colon and rectum, breast, skin and other sites
  • Laparoscopic surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery
  • Certified in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons
Affiliations Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics Campus