Dr. Michael Fitzgerald, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists 5719 Widewaters Pkwy Ste 3 Syracuse, NY 13214 Get Directions
Dr. Michael Fitzgerald, MD
Dr. Fitzgerald is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder care. He earned his medical degree with high honors at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Vermont. Dr. Fitzgerald also completed an upper extremity fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. He is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the upper extremity including trauma, arthritis, tendinopathies, soft tissue disorders, nerve compression disorders and ligamentous injuries. He is skilled in the treatment of all disorders from shoulder to fingertip in adult and pediatric cases.

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Dr. Fitzgerald's Care Philosophy

Born in Syracuse, NY and raised in Fredonia NY, Dr. Fitzgerald is familiar with the medical environment as his father is also an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Fitzgerald admires the art of teamwork and believes in educating patients and working together to provide the best treatment for individual patients.

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SOS DeWitt-Widewaters5719 Widewaters Pkwy Ste 3
Syracuse, NY 13214
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Dr. Fitzgerald's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fitzgerald to family and friends
4.9
based on 18 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Fitzgerald's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in Syracuse, NY |
Excellent doctor. Who loves and true to what he do. He did my 2 years old daughter's hand surgery and he made her as well as me feel at ease every step of the way! He made sure we were both on the same page and I understood everything that was going on. He is trustworthy and cares about his patients. One of the best doctors in CNY! I will recommend him everytime!
in Syracuse NY |
Great personality, very competent and caring. Highly recommend.
answers all your questions, he makes you feel like your his only case.
in Vernon, NY |
Dr. Fitzgerald is thoughtful, kind and attentive. He worked me in when I had an emergency and follow up was very good.
in Lowville, NY |
He was very patient, caring, and understanding. Listened to what I had to say.
Rochelle Park, NJ |
Very easy to talk to explains what he is doing and what he expects the results to be so you can understand
in Dewitt,, NY |
Took the time to answer my questions ( I always come prepared.with lots of questions ) Also listened to me This is an art that many doctors don't give enough attention to Just because I'm old doesn't mean I've deaf dumb or can't remember anything As a retired counselor I'm schooled to see so many doctors totally ignoring input from patients
in Syracuse, NY |
Dr. Fitzgerald was very thorough and professional. He communicated well and listened well. He did not rush and I felt that I received excellent care from him. He was also very enjoyable to talk to. I have all ready recommended him to two of my friends.
in Camillus, NY |
I have a problem with a left little finger that does not bend at the end. The Dr. said I should do therapy and make it bend. It did not hurt before, and making it bend made it hurt fierchly so I stopped trying to make it bend. Surgery was a difficult thing and was not considered.
in Canastota, NY |
Both my husband and I liked Dr. Fitzgerald from the moment we met him. He was a patient listener, sympathetic and friendly. Dr. Fitzgerald did a remarkable job with patient teaching and took time to answer every question I had. I am extremely satisfied with his skill and knowledge as my surgeon. He has a great sense of humor, which helped to put me at ease about surgery and he is easy-going, yet very competent. What a lovely combination! I will definitely recommend him to others!
in Memphis, NY |
He is very down to earth and will actually listen to the patient.
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Dr. Fitzgerald is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder care.  He earned his medical degree with high honors at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and completed an orthopedic residency at the University of Vermont. Dr. Fitzgerald also completed an upper extremity fellowship at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. He is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the upper extremity including trauma, arthritis, tendinopathies, soft tissue disorders, nerve compression disorders and ligamentous injuries.  He is skilled in the treatment of all disorders from shoulder to fingertip in adult and pediatric cases. 

Dr. Fitzgerald's Care Philosophy

Born in Syracuse, NY and raised in Fredonia NY, Dr. Fitzgerald is familiar with the medical environment as his father is also an orthopedic surgeon.  Dr. Fitzgerald admires the art of teamwork and believes in educating patients and working together to provide the best treatment for individual patients. 

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 Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY UPSTATE MED UNIV

    Graduated in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Vermont / College of Medicine

    Completed in 2015

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center, Indianapolis, In

    Completed in 2016

  • Undergraduate School
    Le Moyne College, Syracuse, Ny

    Graduated in 2006

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release