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Office Locations:

3648 Werk Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45248

David D. Hess, M.D. 

Areas of expertise - Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Barrett’s esophagus, Irritable bowel syndrome, Inflammatory bowel disease, colon polyps, colon cancer screening, liver disease, pancreatic and biliary tract disease


  • Undergraduate:  University of Cincinnati- BA06/08/80
  • Medical school: Ohio State University College of Medicine  MD  06/08/84
  • Internship:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  06/29/84-06/30/85
  • Residency:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  06/29/85- 06/30/87
  • Chief Medical Resident:  Good Samaritan Hospital- Cincinnati, Ohio  07/01/87-06/30/88
  • Fellowship:  Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition-  VA Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine- Boston, Massachusetts-  07/01/88-06/30/90


  • State Medical Board of Ohio- 06/08/84
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine- 09/15/88
  • Board Certified in Gastroenterology-1993-2003
  • Recertification American Board of Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology-2003-2013
  • Recertification American Board of Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology-2013-2023



  • Private practice 1990 to present
  • Current Medical Director Endoscopy Center West – Cincinnati, Ohio

Office Locations:

  • Endoscopy Center West Office
  • Mercy West Medical Office Building
  • Trihealth Pavilion –Blue Ash

Hospital & Endoscopy Center Affiliations:

  • Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Mercy Health Hospital West
  • Endoscopy Center West
  • Bethesda North Hospital
  • Jewish Hospital – Kenwood
  • The Christ Hospital


  • Outstanding member of Internal Medicine Teaching Faculty of Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Top Doc of Cincinnati
  • Outpatient Teaching Award 2001-2002- University of Cincinnati Department of Family Medicine
  • Outstanding Consultant 1997-1998- University of Cincinnati Department of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Medical Directors   1987

Professional Membership:

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Cincinnati Academy of Medicine
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association

Personal Interests:

Dr. Hess enjoys the outdoors, hiking, flyfishing and hunting as well as spending time with his wife and three children. Also he enjoys doing medical mission trips; he has been to Kenya, Belize, Mexico and Haiti.