Dr. James Francis FitzGerald, MD

Dr. James Francis FitzGerald, MD

Dr. James Francis FitzGerald, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (202) 877-8483

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Specialties
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • anal abscess
  • anal cancer
  • anal condyloma
  • anal dysplasia
  • anal fissure
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominoperineal resection
  • anal cerclage
  • anal dilation
  • anal fissure fistulectomy
  • anal fistula repair
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About the Provider

James Francis FitzGerald, MD, is board certified in general surgery, surgical critical care, and colon and rectal surgery, and specializes in robotic-assisted surgery.

With a history of colon cancer in his own family, Dr. FitzGerald chose to specialize in treating colorectal disease because it allows him to make a significant difference in people's lives. Dr. FitzGerald uses the latest treatment options and advanced technology to offer the greatest benefits to his patients. He believes it's equally important to provide care with compassion and understanding.

As an assistant professor of clinical surgery at Georgetown University and program director of MedStar's residency in colon and rectal surgery, Dr. FitzGerald plays an important role in preparing the next generation of doctors. He has written several peer-reviewed journal articles, contributed to book chapters and delivered medical presentations in the field of colon and rectal surgery.

Read details about Dr. FitzGerald's background and accomplishments.

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (2004)
  • Fellowship Program: University of Connecticut Health Center (2003)
  • Fellowship Program: University of Connecticut Health Center (2001)
  • Residency Program: University of Connecticut Health Center (2000)
  • Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • Board Certification: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital