Dr. Margaret Fitzsimons, MD

Dr. Margaret Fitzsimons, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Margaret Fitzsimons, MD is a nephrology specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from University College Of Med in 1987 and specializes in nephrology.

200 Campus Dr Ste 300

Hershey, PA 17033

Contact Information

(800) 243-1455

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fitzsimons performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Kidney Diseases
high
more than 74% of peers
Kidney Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Fitzsimons's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Purpura
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Small Kidney
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • University College Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fitzsimons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fitzsimons' Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzsimons to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (0)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fitzsimons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    POOR
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

She does not listen and hear you when you are talking. She thinks she has you figured out and what you need in just minutes. Abruptly left exam room without answering questions.
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I felt very comfortable with Dr. Fitzsimons. She explained the issues, and was a good listener. However, the only issue I had recently was that I called for an appointment, due to having some pain for the first time and made an appointment. I called in February 2016, and the first time I could...more
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