Julie Messner DO
Julie Messner DO has always wanted to be a pediatrician
Since the sixth grade, Julie Messner DO knew that she wanted to be a pediatrician. “I set my mind on becoming a pediatrician in the sixth grade and I never changed my mind. It’s the perfect career for me and I can’t imagine doing anything else.”
Our Plano pediatrician is passionate about children’s safety and preventive medicine, “It’s important to take the time at well-child checkups to discuss ways to keep children healthy and safe.”
Julie Messner DO has experience treating children of all ages
After graduating from Southwest Missouri State University, Julie Messner DO received her medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at San Antonio Military Pediatric Center before serving in the United States Army as a pediatrician at Fort Hood, Texas, and West Point, New York.
“There are 40,000 dependent children at Fort Hood, so I saw everything and received amazing on-the-job training. I also served on the children’s development team at West Point, where I gained a passion for helping children meet their developmental milestones.”
After starting a family, Julie Messner DO joined private pediatric practices in Houston, Texas, and St. Louis, Missouri. She then joined Pediatric Specialists of Plano (PSOP) in 2007. “I’ve loved every minute of my time as a Plano pediatrician.”
Taking time for family and service
Julie Messner DO has three wonderful sons and a delightful daughter, and she loves attending their multiple sport and academic competitions. As part of her active lifestyle, our Plano pediatrician enjoys attending Barre3 classes.
In her spare time, she also supports an orphanage in Honduras. Dr. Messner is passionate about helping impoverished children and doing all she can to give them a better quality of life.
Contact us to schedule an appointment with Julie Messner DO.