Dr Kristina McDonnell

Dr Kristina McDonnell

Dr Kristina McDonnell

Endocrinologist and General Physician

Dr Kristina McDonnell is an accredited Endocrinologist and General Physician at the Hobart Private and Calvary Hospitals and holds an appointment as a Staff Specialist General Physician at the Royal Hobart Hospital.

Her undergraduate medical degree was obtained at the University of Tasmania in 2008, and she completed the RACP physician examinations in 2013 where she was awarded the Highest Achievement in Clinical Medicine in Tasmania. Her Advanced Training was completed at the Royal Hobart Hospital where she specialised in Endocrinology and General Medicine, prior to being admitted as a Fellow to the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2017.

Kristina enjoys teaching medical students and junior doctors and is a Clinical Lecturer in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania.

In addition to practicing in General Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Medicine, at TasOGS Kristina offers expertise in all areas of Obstetric Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology (including PCOS, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, menopause, primary ovarian failure and hirsutism). She has a special interest in managing pre-gestational and gestational diabetes, thyroid disorders and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Kristina loves living in Tasmania and is committed to providing the highest quality patient-centred care.

In her spare time Kristina is an avid reader and enjoys cooking and spending time with her partner in the garden and running after their very busy toddler, Henry.