Darren Hess, MD, PhD

Specialty: General Surgery

Location(s): Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics

Education & Certifications:

  • BS, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, cum laude, 1996.
  • MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006.

Advanced Education:

  • Internship and residency, General Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 2006–2011.

Board Certification(s):

  • Surgery, American Board of Surgery: 2012.

Special Interests:

  • Surgical oncology: surgery for cancer of the colon and rectum, breast, thyroid, skin and other sites.
  • Laparoscopic surgery for esphageal reflux.
  • Endocrine surgery: surgery of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery.
  • Trained in advanced trauma life support (ATLS) by the American College of Surgeons.


  • English


Primary Phone: (509) 663-8711

Primary Fax: (509) 665-2315

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Wenatchee Valley Hospital & Clinics

DIRECTIONS: Dr. Hess’s practice is on the east side of the 4th floor in the Mares Building (820 N. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee).