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Dr Jessie Mckenna
Jessie is a General Paediatrician with an interest in behavioural paediatrics, newborn care and children’s cancer and blood disorders. She enjoys helping her patients with a wide range of general paediatric problems including learning difficulties, bed wetting, growth concerns, constipation and developmental problems.
Jessie completed her medical degree at the University of New South Wales and completed her general paediatric training with a clinical fellowship in haematology/oncology at Sydney Children’s Hospital. Jessie has also completed a Diploma of Child Health and Masters in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Jessie relocated to Grafton in 2019 and holds current positions as a consultant paediatrician at Grafton Base Hospital as well as offering a private service at the Grafton GP Super Clinic.
Jessie is passionate about achieving the best outcomes for every child and takes the time to get to know each child and family. She is committed to helping coordinate services for children with complex needs who live in a regional area. She works closely with parents, schools, GPs, psychologists, occupational therapists and other allied health professionals to optimise outcomes for each child.
Jessie has settled into the Clarence valley with her partner and two young children and is enjoying all that the Grafton lifestyle has to offer.