Jesse is a qualified Plastic Surgeon and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Australasian Surgeons (FRACS). Jesse practises at the Naseby Street Clinic, Merivale, Christchurch, and regularly visits Queenstown Medical Centre. Jesse worked for nearly 14 years at Christchurch Public Hospital as a Specialist Plastic Surgeon and as a Senior Clinical Lecturer for The University of Otago. Jesse now focuses entirely on his private practice and serves on The Board of The College of Surgeons. Jesse has always had a special interest in repairing the noses, palates and lips of babies born with cleft lips and palates and he completes at least one overseas charity mission a year as a cleft lip and palate surgeon.