Dr Jinny Marxsen


Jinny graduated with Honours from Monash Medicine in 1995. She completed her training in 2003 and now has a busy private practice in Melbourne. She has a breadth of experience across different surgical specialties and presently regularly anaesthetises for patients having urological, general, orthopaedic, endoscopic, plastic and eye procedures.

Since the completion of her training, Jinny has been an active teacher of anaesthesia trainees, residents, medical students, nurses, midwives, paramedics and participants in both adult and paediatric advanced life support courses. She has undertaken the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists’ continuing education and maintenance of professional standards programs since their inception. Jinny has also pursued further studies in her interest areas of ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia and the application of advanced medical hypnosis techniques.

Jinny is passionate about optimising patient experience through positive, gentle interaction, a focus on safety and the use of enhanced recovery techniques and pain relief. She believes that, as an anaesthetist, it is her role to foster open communication, attention to detail, efficiency and cohesion within the perioperative team.

She is a member of both the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and the Australian Society of Anaesthetists

When she’s not working, Jinny enjoys listening to and playing music, reading, camping, skiing and the occasional Netflix binge on the couch.