Education & training
MBBS FRACGP Dip Child Health
Dr Maher is originally from Queensland, having completed her Medical Degree at James Cook University in North Queensland. Jessica moved to Victoria for her General Practice training and completed her Fellowship in 2013. Jessica worked in paediatrics for two years prior to her General Practice career and has completed a diploma in Child Health. Jessica enjoys all aspects of general practice but has a special interest in skin cancer medicine and undertakes minor procedures in the practice. On a personal level Jessica enjoys traveling, staying active and experiencing the many cultural events Melbourne has to offer.
General practitioner treats patients of all ages from newborn babies to elderly people. GP have an important role to play in the management of acute care, chronic diseases and the treatment of patients with multiple health conditions. General practitioner (GP) treat all common medical conditions and refer patients to hospitals and other medical services for urgent and specialist treatment. Another important part of the work of a GP is preventative medicine and health promotion, include child immunisation and lifestyle modification.