About

Dr Jacky Hewitt is a paediatric endocrinologist with expertise in the care of endocrine disorders in children. These include growth, puberty or body hair, diabetes, thyroid, vitamin D and bones, obesity, pituitary, adrenal glands, and the ovaries or testicles. She has authored numerous journal articles and treatment guidelines, and is regularly invited to speak at medical conferences and for media programs. Jacky is a university senior lecturer in paediatrics, disorders of sex development and the development of gender in children. She is an enthusiastic doctor, ensuring that her patients have best practice care, based on the most recent medical advancements.

Qualifications

  • MBBS University of Western Australia 2000
  • FRACP Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2009

Professional Associations

  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group
  • European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Australian and New Zealand Association for Transgender Health
  • Medecins Sans Frontieres Association

Special interests

  • Paediatric endocrinology
  • Growth and puberty
  • Disorders of sex development
  • Turner & Klinefelter, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, androgen insensitivity, hypospadias
  • Gender dysphoria

Education and training

Research

  • Disorders of sex development, disorders of testis development

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Children's Private Medical Group
Suite 3.3
48 Flemington Rd
Parkville
VIC
3052
Clinical institute

Internal Medicine Clinical Institute

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Dr Michelle Caldecott
Director
The Institute encompasses the specialties of general medicine, geriatric medicine, infectious diseases, respiratory medicine, general practice, hospital in the home and paediatric medicine.
Clinical institute

General Surgery & Gastroenterology Clinical Institute

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Mr Gary Crosthwaite
Director
The Institute focuses on surgical treatment of the abdominal organs, as well as the thyroid gland and hernias.