Dr. John McKenna

Dr. John McKenna was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and followed his father around until they settled in Spokane, where he grew up. He attended Gonzaga University, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honors in Chemistry, a minor in Philosophy and then obtained his Masters in Organic Chemistry at the University of Idaho in Moscow, Idaho. He then attended University of Washington Medical School and completed his residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago. In 1994 he and his wife, Molly, and their three children, returned to Spokane to join North Spokane Women’s Health.


Dr. McKenna is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and he has enjoyed being active in clinical research since 1996.


He was active in the Boy Scouts with his boys and continues to enjoy the outdoors, especially snow skiing, bicycling and spending time on the water in the summer.


“I love my Doctor. He is honest and caring. He listens to his patients and is very easy to talk to. His bedside manner is warm and he has a wonderful sense of humor. I feel very blessed that he was there to deliver my son. I feel very safe in his care.”

“My birthing experience was wonderful. My doctors were marvelous and attended to every need and question I had. I highly recommend them both. My nurses at Holy Family were top notch, cheerful, competent and caring.”

“Both my Doctor and my nurse were outstanding. They were sincere, caring and had professional attitudes that are unmatched. The office staff is also personable and efficient.”

“Our care during my pregnancy and labor and after was absolutely wonderful. My Doctor took great care of us and always had my baby’s and my health and safety first priority. The nurses were all great and so helpful to us. They took lots of time to guide and educate us. Thank you so much.”

“My Doctor and nurse were very helpful and understanding. Your office staff is always happy and friendly. My Doctor did an amazing job with the delivery, is very easy going and an excellent doctor to have on staff.”

“I was very pleased and grateful for the assistance and care I received when I was pregnant as well as through the delivery process. My doctor is an exceptional doctor. He truly cares about his patients. He makes you feel well cared for and he listens to your concerns.”


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Holy Family Medical Building
235 E Rowan Ave Suite 102
Spokane, Washington 99207