Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD

Critical Care SurgeryMaleAge 52

Dr. Fitzgerald
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Medstar Washington Hospital Center

2021 K St Nw Ste 420 Washington, DC 20006

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(202) 877-8484

Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC. He is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fitzgerald to book an appointment.

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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fitzgerald's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystotomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • 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)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Reviews

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3.4

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Biography

Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD is a Critical Care Surgery Specialist in Washington, DC. He is affiliated with Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He is accepting...Read more

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Awards

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What are Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Fitzgerald frequently treats Anal and Rectal Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, and Colectomy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Fitzgerald treats.

Where is Dr. James Fitzgerald, MD's office located?

Dr. Fitzgerald's office is located at 2021 K St Nw Ste 420, Washington, DC 20006. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Medstar Washington Hospital Center2021 K St Nw Ste 420 Washington, DC 20006
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106 Irving St Nw Ste 2100n Washington, DC 20010
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

6 Awards Received