Kevin R. Fitzgerald, M.D.

Board Certified Physician

Dr. Kevin R. Fitzgerald has been a physician at Mt. Auburn OBGYN for 30 years. He is from Lafayette, Indiana and received his Bachelor of Science degree at Purdue University. Dr. Fitzgerald received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Ob-Gyn at the Indiana University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident in his last year of residency.

Education

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
Bachelor of Science with Honors 1979

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, Indiana
Doctor of Medicine, 1983

Indiana University Medical Center
Indianapolis, Indiana
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1987
Chief Resident, 1987

Post Graduate Certifications

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Trans-Obturator, Sub-Urethral Support Systems

Awards

Research Science Award, Indiana University Medical Center, 1986 Academic Achievement Award, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1986

Professional Memberships

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified Diplomate, 1990
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, 1991
American Fertility Society

Affiliations

The Christ Hospital, Medical Staff
The Christ Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Collaborative Clinical
Committee for Women and Newborn Services, Obstetrical Focus Group
Cincinnati Obstetrics and Gynecology Society, President, 2000-2001
University Hospital, Medical Staff

Authored Posts

Am I in Labor?

How exciting! The day you have been preparing for is finally approaching. Soon your baby will be born. You are probably feeling a mixture of excitement and apprehension. You may also be tired and irritable as the baby gets larger. Your due date is based on the first...

Vaginal Infections

What Are Vaginal Infections? Vaginal infections are the most common gynecologic disorder. Many of the agents that cause vaginal infections are normally found in the vagina in small numbers. The normal vaginal flora generally keeps the agents from overgrowing. Whenever...

Thyroid Disorders

What Is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that regulates the body's metabolism and organ function. The gland is located across the base of the neck below the Adam's apple and in front of the windpipe. The thyroid produces hormones that affect nearly...

HIV and AIDS

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Pubic Lice, Crabs

What Are Pubic Lice or Crabs? Public lice, or crabs, is the common name for Pediculosis. Pediculosis is a tiny crab-like parasite that is usually found in the pubic hair of infected men and women, and occasionally in the hair of the chest, armpits, eyelashes and...

Molluscum Contagiosum

What Is Molluscum Contagiosum? Molluscum contagiosum is a benign viral infection of the skin caused by the pox virus. Molluscum contagiosum most often affects young children who pass it to each other through saliva while in adults the virus is sexually transmitted....

Hepatitis

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Syphilis

What Is Syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease caused by small spiral-shaped bacteria called Treponema pallidum. Syphilis once caused devastating epidemics, but it can now be easily diagnosed by a blood test and effectively treated with antibiotics....