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Jessica D. M. Fennell, MD

Pediatric Rheumatologist

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Practice Name Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group


MD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, 2016
Post Baccalaureate Science Program, University of Connecticut, 2012
BA, Stonehill College, 2008
BA, Mansfield College, University of Oxford, 2008

Pediatrics, Connecticut Children’s, 2016-2019

Pediatric Rheumatology, Hospital for Special Surgery/New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medicine, 2019-2022

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Jessica Fennell, MD, is a pediatric rheumatologist at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Fennell’s clinical interests include juvenile idiopathic arthritis, pediatric systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, scleroderma, and autoinflammatory diseases. She is a member of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance and the American College of Rheumatology. In her free time, Dr. Fennell enjoys baking, kayaking and spending time with her family.

    Selected Publications

    • Fennell J and Onel K (2022) Chilblains-Like Lesions in Pediatric Patients: A Review of Their Epidemiology, Etiology, Outcomes, and Treatment. Front. Pediatr. 10:904616. doi: 10.3389/fped.2022.904616

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