2727 East Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Michael Hennessy, MD

Spine Surgery

Dr. Hennessy approaches every patient individually. He has a natural ability to connect with each patient in order to make him or her feel comfortable. Dr. Hennessy completed his undergraduate degree in mathematics from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where he graduated as valedictorian. He went on to complete medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington D.C., graduating with honors. He returned home to Texas to complete his internship and residency in Orthopaedics at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. He continued his fellowship training under the renowned spinal surgeon and scoliosis specialist Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders.

Dr. Hennessy is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a member of the North American Spine Society, and the Texas Medical Association.

Dr. Hennessy’s practice specializes in minimally invasive spinal procedures, spine care for all age groups, degenerative disorders, trauma and deformity. He has a special interest in herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, spinal fusion, and microdiscectomy. Dr. Hennessy was named in SA Scene's list of SA Doctors: Best of 2014 as well as Texas Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2014, a peer nominated list featured in Texas Monthly.


We are a group of four orthopedic surgeons and a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of neck and back disorders. We provide state-of-the-art technology in the treatment of spinal problems, making it a priority to offer the most advanced solutions to your spine condition. Our physicians have trained in some of the finest medical institutions to assure that you receive quality medical care. They pursue continuing education with involvement in national and international conferences, symposia and research to keep patient care in tune with the latest medical and surgical advancements.