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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
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Dr. Fitzgibbons' Experience

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Dr. Fitzgibbons' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Saint Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main St
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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Appointments & Offices

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Orthopaedics Specialty Group
Orthopaedics Specialty Group
75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
Fairfield, CT 06824
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2909 Main St Fl 2
Stratford, CT 06614
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    Dr. Fitzgibbons' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Arthroscopy
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Tibula or Fibula
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
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    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Foot Sprain
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
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    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Stress Fracture of Foot
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Loyola University Stritch School Med Maywood
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    Northwestern University Med School
    Complete in 1993

    Residency Hospital

    Northwestern University Mc
    Complete in 1997

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard Medsch/mass Gen Hospital
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fitzgibbons & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Fitzgibbons' Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Fitzgibbons' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.9 out of 5

    17 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    17 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.3 out of 5

    17 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    15 responses

    Experience with Dr. Fitzgibbons

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.3 out of 5

    17 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.2 out of 5

    17 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.2 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    75 Kings Highway Cutoff Ste 100
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALTY GROUP
    2909 Main St Fl 2
    Stratford, CT 06614
    (203) 337-2600 (Office)
    (203) 375-9884 (Fax)
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    Orthopaedics Specialty Group
    2 Enterprise Dr Ste 204
    Shelton, CT 06484
    (203) 944-0042 (Office)
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