Dr Jessica Leung is a consultant rheumatologist at Austin Hospital, a public tertiary hospital in Melbourne, where she manages both outpatient clinics and inpatient ward service as well as being the lead for rheumatology clinical trials. Jessica is also currently undertaking a PhD examining polymyalgia rheumatica, for which she was awarded the Ronald John Gleghorn Bursary by The University of Melbourne.
Jessica graduated from The University of Melbourne as valedictorian of the Class of Medicine (MBBS) in 2011. She completed her basic physician training and specialist rheumatology training at Austin Hospital, Northern Hospital and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
Jessica has an interest in managing a broad range of rheumatological conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, crystal arthritis, vasculitis, connective tissue diseases and non-inflammatory musculoskeletal conditions. She has particular expertise in polymyalgia rheumatica and giant cell arteritis. She believes in partnering with patients to determine a treatment plan together that best suits their values and concerns.