Dr. Bess received the Louis A. Goldstein Award for Best Clinical E Poster at the 2014 Scoliosis Research Society Annual Meeting “Magnitude, Location and Factors Related to Regional and Global Correction Loss in Long Adult Deformity Constructs: Report of 183 Patients with Two-Year Follow Up”

This award is presented annually for the presentation which best exemplifies the ideals and philosophy of Louis A. Goldstein, M.D. and the Scoliosis Research Society relative to the causes, cures and prevention of scoliosis and related spinal deformities.