Dr. Hess received her BSc in Life Science, with honors, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, with honors, from the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine (Jerusalem) in 2003. Dr. Hess practiced veterinary medicine for 3 years in Israel and then relocated to New York, where she worked at the Veterinary Clinic of East Hampton and at the Animal Hospital of the Rockaways. Since 2014, she has worked at Glendale (NY) Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Hess enjoys every aspect of small animal medicine, with emphasis on soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and ultrasound. She is internationally qualified in ultrasonography. Dr Hess is strongly opposed to declawing cats and sees it as an unnecessary mutilation.
Dr. Hess enjoys travel, photography, yoga and foreign languages.