Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD

Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine anesthesiology, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

8805 N Meridian St Ste 100

Indianapolis, IN 46260

Contact Information

(317) 706-7246

Insurance Accepted

  • ADVANTAGE Health Solutions, Inc.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Group
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid of Indiana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • 3 More

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Experience

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 Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Fitzgerald's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzgerald "Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician at the Center for Pain Management. He joined the practice in 2004 and offers 30 years of experience as a pain management and treatment specialist. Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD is a well-known leader in lumbar radiofrequency rhizotomy and has trained internationally with the physicians and scientists who developed the procedure and equipment used to perform it. As a result of his first-hand training in radiofrequency rhizotomy, Dr. John Fitzgerald, MD has subsequently trained numerous physicians on the tools and techniques he uses on a daily basis. He is board-certified in anesthesiology, pain management and pain medicine. Prior to joining the Center for Pain Management, Dr. John Fitzgerald practiced both anesthesiology and pain management at Methodist Hospital and served as the organization's chairman of the Anesthesiology Section."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzgerald "Our team of certified and licensed physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, psychologist and clinical social worker work together to provide multidisciplinary treatment to help our patients live an improved quality of life."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

35  Conditions Treated


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40  Procedures

  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Pump
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Pharmacogenetic Testing
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Hillsdale College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Mercy Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitzgerald has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzgerald to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Brought my wife down for a proceedure that was to take 45 minutes. Appointmentt was at 10;15. She was taken back at 11:15 and Dr F cane in at 11:30 and instructed her he had another patient in front of her. As i had a Dr appt myself at 3:30 i asked when we could expect her to be released and he...more
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I'm 62 and Dr. Fitzgerald is the best, most attentive physician that has ever treated me. I have several pain issues and he has taken time to address all of my chronic pain. We work together in many ways to keep me up and working; I do my exercises and Dr. Fitzgerald injects joints and nerves plus...more
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In clinic Dr F was communicative articulating empathy. But in operating room there was a palpable hostile vibe fleshed out by nurses working at heart attack speed seemingly instigated by an impatient DR F. Dr F in a condescending manner, told me in essence, either stay still or no procedure . AS I...more
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Had the first of three series of neck injections foe my headaches. Already had both sides of neck injections to help neck pain. These I am getting now will be a series of three to attack the migraine itself. Dr Fitzgerald and staff are very caring and stay with you throughout the entire process....more
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