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Jessica Whitlock, CNP


Jessica Whitlock is an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner at Dayton Children’s.

Jessica has spent her career at Dayton Children’s, starting out as a staff nurse in the hospital’s hematology/oncology unit and moving onto the role of clinical care coordinator and nurse in the float pool. She spent nearly three years as an acute care pediatric nurse practitioner in hematology/oncology where she shared clinic visits with attending physicians, including all diagnoses with new, established and infusion room patients. Since May 2017, Jessica has worked in Dayton Children’s plastic surgery department where she sees new and post-operative patients in clinic and assists attending surgeons in operating room and office procedures.

Jessica received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Saint Francis College of Nursing in Peoria, Illinois and earned her Master of Science in Nursing/Nurse Practitioner from Wright State University.

schedule an appointment

New patient, in-person appointments can be made for new burns, new wounds, laser hair removal, stitch removal and plagiocephaly (flat spot on a baby’s head) For all other appointments including follow-up, second opinion or video visits, please call 937-641-4000.


education and training

medical school

  • BSN: Saint Francis College of Nursing
  • APRN: Wright State University


  • Association Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nurses Pediatric Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Provider
  • Certified Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Nurse
  • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support

awards, honors and organizations

  • Association of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nurses
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

it found me. My first nursing job was at Dayton Children's where I was offered a position in Hematology-Oncology even though I had not interviewed for that specific department. I took the job and I have never regretted that decision.

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

we are able to provide world class care with a personal touch. Why would I want to work anywhere else when we can provide the best of both worlds right here.

conditions I treat

amputation, dog bites, ear deformities, laser hair removal, plagiocephaly, wounds

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Christopher Gordon, MD, FACS, FAAP, Division Chief

plastic and reconstructive surgery
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Salim Mancho, DO, FACS

plastic and reconstructive surgery
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