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

Genital Herpes

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Gonorrhea

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Chlamydia

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Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)

HIV and AIDS are the most feared of all the sexually transmitted diseases and generally the first to come to mind. The other STDs are more prevalent, though. In order to prevent any STD it is important to know how they are spread, the common symptoms and how they are...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as PCOS, is the most common hormonal disorder in women of reproductive age. Affecting up to 10% of the population PCOS is one of the leading causes of female infertility and is associated with long-term health risks of heart...

Molar Pregnancy

A molar pregnancy is also called gestational trophoblastic disease, or a hydatiform mole. It is a rare condition where a fertilized egg degenerates into a growth of abnormal placental tissue. The incidence of molar pregnancy is 1 in 1500-2000 pregnancies. Symptoms and...