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Donavon Hess, MD, PhD, MBA

Donavon Hess, MD, PhD, MBA

Pediatric Surgeon
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Hospital Privileges
Maple Grove Hospital
Fairview Ridges Hospital
University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Medical School
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Surgical Endoscopy and Surgical Infectious Disease)
Women's and Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY (Pediatric Surgery)
Other Education
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN (Master's in Business Administration)
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Ph.D. in Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology)
Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Leadership Roles and Memberships
  • Medical Director, Pediatric General and Thoracic Trauma, Division of Pediatric Surgery
  • Fellow, Surgical Section, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • Member, Minnesota Medical Association
  • Member, Own H. Wangensteen Surgical Society
  • Pediatric Trauma Consultant, North Memorial Medical Center
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Minnesota Monthly Magazine “Top Doctors” (2016-2019)
  • Best Doctors in America (2009-2015)
  • U.S. News & World Report Top Doctor (2012)
  • Henry Buchwald Award (2004)
  • National Research Award, NIH (2001)
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