Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD

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Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD

Critical Care Surgery | Male

Center For Vascular Care 106 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010 Get Directions
(202) 877-8484

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Dr. Fitzgerald specializes in Critical Care Surgery and practices in Washington, DC. He practices at 2 locations.

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    Specialties

    • Critical Care Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Abscess
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Anal Prolapse
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Constipation
    • Crohn's Disease
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcerative Colitis

    Procedures Performed

    • Colectomy
    • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    • Sphincterotomy

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    Education

    • Medical School
      Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1996

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Dr. Fitzgerald's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Critical Care Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery, Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Fitzgerald's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Fitzgerald

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients