Dr Vanessa Cairns


Vanessa is a General Paediatrician who completed all of her Paediatric training through the John Hunter Children’s Hospital Northern Network.

In addition to working at John Hunter, she has worked at Maitland and Gosford Hospitals both in inpatient and outpatient settings and spent over a year specialising in Neonatal Intensive Care.

Vanessa has been appointed as a Paediatrician to the Newcastle Private Hospital. She has an interest in teaching and has a conjoint appointment through the University of Newcastle where she lectures and teaches medical students.

She enjoys all aspects of paediatric medicine and accepts referrals for children with health problems of all ages. Vanessa is married with two young children.