Dr. Shannon Hess has been treating patients of Carson Medical Group for the past eight years. During which she has modeled the very best in quality healthcare for the women in Carson City and surrounding rural communities.
Shannon is one to learn from and by her example when it comes to a balanced lifestyle which consists of hiking, skiing or climbing and taking full advantage of the natural beauty and activities found within Northern Nevada. “Living here in Carson City allows me to have a good work/life balance.” she explains. In her spare time, you will find Shannon reading a good book or taking a run.
When it comes to her patients, she regularly reminds them to take in each moment and to live each day to its fullest. Her underlining message to all women is to empower yourself and to take care of your own daily health needs; to work on staying healthy and happy with good balance between work and life. “Don’t wait for the world to change. Change it yourself.”
With 12 years of OB/Gyn experience, there are many areas of women’s health for which Shannon would like to impact. For the younger women; an increased knowledge and access for contraceptives. For the older women; helping them cope with the life changes that come with menopause, both physically and emotionally. With all women; to educate them on the many options to minimally invasive surgical techniques for which they have access to.