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.
West Lafayette, Indiana
Bachelor of Science with Honors 1979
Indiana University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine, 1983
Indiana University Medical Center
Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1987
Chief Resident, 1987
Post Graduate Certifications
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Trans-Obturator, Sub-Urethral Support Systems
Research Science Award, Indiana University Medical Center, 1986 Academic Achievement Award, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1986
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Board Certified Diplomate, 1990
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow, 1991
American Fertility Society
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
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