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Jessica Alexander, MPAS, PA-C, CAQ-Peds


severe constipation, encopresis


Jessica Alexander is a nationally certified physician assistant in the division of gastroenterology and nutrition at Dayton Children's Hospital. Jessica's journey in healthcare began with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Biology from Wright State University. She furthered her education by obtaining a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Kettering College.

In 2021, Jessica earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pediatrics, showcasing her commitment to excellence in her field. Before joining Dayton Children's, she served as a physician assistant in family practice while actively contributing as a member of the United States Air Force.

Jessica's passion lies in helping children overcome gastrointestinal challenges, particularly focusing on bowel management issues such as constipation and encopresis. Her compassionate approach and dedication to her patients have earned her the trust and admiration of both her colleagues and the families she serves.

When she's not working, Jessica finds joy in baking delicious treats and spending quality time with her family, often exploring parks or attending sporting events. 


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If your child is an existing patient, log in to MyKidsChart to schedule directly with your provider for follow-up care.

If you are new to the gastroenterology clinic at Dayton Children’s, use the online scheduling tool below to schedule an appointment. New patient appointments must be done in person. To schedule by phone call 937-641-4000

conditions you can schedule for:  View our full list of conditions we treat.

education and training

  • advanced practice degree: Kettering College

awards, honors and organizations

  • Ohio Association of Physician Assistants (OAPA)

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I can helping children experiencing conditions in pediatric gastroenterology.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

it feels like a big family here! Everyone works together as a team to take care of the kids and their families!

Dayton Children's is special because...

of their dedication to children, families and our community.

ratings and reviews

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Jessica was great she was very kind and listened to our concerns. She provided us with a thorough treatment plan. The facility was also fantastic very clean and all staff members were very kind and helpful.

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The provider did not listen to my daughter and used every excuse as to why she is having problems. I was suggesting the tests that needs to be performed. From now on, we will be seeing doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Jessica and her team are the best. Very respectful. Listens and answers the many questions I have. Very thorough in care and the information they provide.

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