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A Boise Native

Jeffrey Hessing is a Boise native, graduating from Boise High School. He obtained his BS degree in Microbiology in 1976 from Brigham Young University. He was a WAMI student at University of Washington School of Medicine graduating in 1980. He completed a rotating internship at University of Oregon Health Sciences Center in 1981 and Orthopedic residency at Southern Illinois University in 1985. He then returned to Boise and joined Orthopaedic Associates. ABOS board certified in 1987 and is an AAOS fellow. He is a subspecialty surgeon and treats only shoulder problems in his practice.

Dr. Hessing fishing on the Clearwater River near Kamiah, ID.

Education

Dr. Hessing graduated from Boise High School in 1971, after which he attended the Brigham Young University in Provo Utah. He received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology at Brigham Young University, graduating with Phi Eta Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, and Summa Cum Laude Honors, in 1976. He received his M.D. from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Hessing at the Boise location.

Experience

Dr. Hessing completed his medical internship at the University of Oregon in 1981. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Southern Illinois University located in Springfield, Illinois in 1985.

Dr. Hessing has served the Boise community by joining numerous committees with St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center including Utilization Review Committee, Trauma Committee, Orthopaedic Supervisory Committee, and the Medical Executive Committee. Additionally, Dr. Hessing has also acted as a board member for Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital, Saint Alphonsus Physical Therapy Institute, Ada County Paramedics, and St. Alphonsus Orthopaedic Institute. Dr. Hessing continues to serve as the Medical Director of Treasure Valley Hospital and as President and one of the founding members of the Independent Doctors of Idaho.

Orthopaedic Associates office in Boise, ID.

Excellence in Orthopedics

Dr. Hessing joined Orthopaedic Associates in 1985. Orthopaedic Associates was the first independent orthopaedic office in Idaho. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also holds professional associations with the American Medical Association, Idaho Orthopaedic Society, and Northwest Orthopaedic Society.

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Your Shoulder Specialist

Dr. Hessing’s practice concentrates on minimally invasive orthopedic shoulder surgery. He has performed countless shoulder procedures including rotator cuff repair, bone spur removal, repair of the labrum, repair of ligaments, and many other reconstructions. If you are experiencing problems with shoulder function or shoulder pain consult an orthopedic shoulder specialist.

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