Best known for her role in Channel 4’s primetime, BAFTA-winning medical series 'Embarrassing Bodies’ and ‘Freaky Eaters’, practicing GP Dr. Pixie McKenna has seen every bizarre condition under the sun. With a sympathetic disposition and real medical expertise, she aims to restore health and dignity to millions of viewers.
Best known as the presenter of Channel 4’s primetime, BAFTA-winning medical series 'Embarrassing Bodies’, Dr. Pixie McKenna has seen every condition imaginable and unimaginable, and is utterly unshockable.
Trained as a doctor and having practiced as a GP, Pixie moved into TV to entertain and inform viewers, with her experience and knowledge of sexual health, dermatology, women’s health and health promotion.
From Embarrassing Bodies, to Health Freaks on Channel Four, Embarrassing Illnesses and Freaky Eaters, Pixie has become the UK guru of ailments and conditions that are somewhat outside of the ordinary.
Dealing with bizarre and rare conditions, as well as mundane but embarrassing everyday complaints, Pixie provides a service to those who feel they have nowhere else to turn – as well as to those who enjoy sharing their woes with the public!
From baldness to psoriasis, from flatulence to boils, and everything in between, Pixie’s mission is to restore health and dignity to as many patients as possible.
Pixie has also appeared in various non-health related TV shows including This Morning and Celebrity Mastermind. She also writes columns in the Irish Mail and Best magazine, and hosts the weekly ‘Air your Ailments’ slot on Ireland’s Today FM.
She is also a highly-acclaimed author and practising Doctor in a clinic.