Donald T. Hess, MD

Assistant Professor, Surgery

Donald Hess
617.638.8606
75 E. Newton St Collamore Building

Other Positions

  • Section Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Surgery, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, MD
  • Williams College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 12/11/2017

    Zuriaga MA, Fuster JJ, Farb MG, MacLauchlan S, Bretón-Romero R, Karki S, Hess DT, Apovian CM, Hamburg NM, Gokce N, Walsh K. Activation of non-canonical WNT signaling in human visceral adipose tissue contributes to local and systemic inflammation. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 11; 7(1):17326. PMID: 29229927.

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  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Wee CC, Jones DB, Apovian C, Hess DT, Chiodi SN, Bourland AC, Davis RB, Schneider B, Blackburn GL, Marcantonio ER, Hamel MB. Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery: Do Clinical and Behavioral Factors Explain Racial Differences? Obes Surg. 2017 Nov; 27(11):2873-2884. PMID: 28500418.

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  • Published on 5/12/2017

    Smeds MR, Thrush CR, McDaniel FK, Gill R, Kimbrough MK, Shames BD, Sussman JJ, Galante JM, Wittgen CM, Ansari P, Allen SR, Nussbaum MS, Hess DT, Knight DC, Bentley FR. Relationships between study habits, burnout, and general surgery resident performance on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination. J Surg Res. 2017 Sep; 217:217-225. PMID: 28595817.

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  • Published on 4/14/2017

    Karki S, Ngo DTM, Farb MG, Park SY, Saggese SM, Hamburg NM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A regulates adipose tissue angiogenesis via antiangiogenic VEGF-A165b in obese humans. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Jul 01; 313(1):H200-H206. PMID: 28411232.

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  • Published on 9/28/2016

    Farb MG, Karki S, Park SY, Saggese SM, Carmine B, Hess DT, Apovian C, Fetterman JL, Bretón-Romero R, Hamburg NM, Fuster JJ, Zuriaga MA, Walsh K, Gokce N. WNT5A-JNK regulation of vascular insulin resistance in human obesity. Vasc Med. 2016 Dec; 21(6):489-496. PMID: 27688298.

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  • Published on 7/1/2016

    Macht R, Rosen A, Horn G, Carmine B, Hess D. An Exploration of System-Level Factors and the Geographic Variation in Bariatric Surgery Utilization. Obes Surg. 2016 Jul; 26(7):1635-8. PMID: 27034061.

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  • Published on 3/2/2016

    Macht R, George J, Ameli O, Hess D, Cabral H, Kazis L. Factors associated with bariatric postoperative emergency department visits. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Dec; 12(10):1826-1831. PMID: 27317600.

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  • Published on 2/1/2016

    Muñoz-Largacha JA, Hess DT, Litle VR, Fernando HC. Lower Esophageal Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation for Persistent Reflux After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2016 Feb; 26(2):464-6. PMID: 26667163.

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  • Published on 1/6/2016

    Istfan N, Anderson WA, Apovian C, Ruth M, Carmine B, Hess D. Racial differences in weight loss, hemoglobin A1C, and blood lipid profiles after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Aug; 12(7):1329-1336. PMID: 27150343.

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  • Published on 11/18/2015

    Karki S, Farb MG, Myers S, Apovian C, Hess DT, Gokce N. Effect of Bariatric Weight Loss on the Adipose Lipolytic Transcriptome in Obese Humans. Mediators Inflamm. 2015; 2015:106237. PMID: 26663986.

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