Jennifer Hesser, MD

Dr. Jennifer A Hesser is a Board–Certified, Fellowship trained Neonatologist who grew up in the Chicago Suburbs where she resides with her husband and 4 children. She originally graduated college from Benedictine University in 1995 and then received her MD from Stritch School of Medicine at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood Illinois in 2000. After graduating medical school, Dr. Hesser completed both her Pediatric Residency and Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center.  Upon completion of her training, Dr. Hesser joined DuPage Neonatology Associates in 2006.  Dr Hesser is passionate about supporting the family through the journey of having a sick newborn.  Her special interests include Family Centered Care, Developmental Outcomes and Developmental Follow Up.


  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center

    Chief Fellow 2005 to 2006
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Loyola University Medical Center
  • MD, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center

Board Certification:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Professional Memberships:

  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Hospital Based Neonatal Resuscitation Program Instructor

Current Offices/Appointments:

  • Vice Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Amita Hinsdale Hospital

    2015 through 2016
    2019 through 2020
  • Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Amita Hinsdale Hospital

    2017 through 2019
  • Director of Level 2 Nursery, Amita St Joseph Hospital Joliet
  • Director of Neonatal Developmental Follow-up Clinic at Amita Hinsdale Hospital
  • Member of the Physician Advisory Council for Amita Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals


  •  Neonatal Follow Up/Developmental Follow up