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

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...

Vaccinations During Pregnancy

Vaccination is a vital part for any healthy pregnancy. Getting vaccinated is a way to protect both yourself and your newborn during the first few months of his or her life. We strongly recommend the following vaccines for women DURING pregnancy: TDAP: this is a...

Group B Streptococcal Infection

During the last trimester of pregnancy, around 36 weeks, we will do a vaginal culture to screen for bacteria called group B streptococcus (GBS). GBS is one of the many bacteria that exist in the body without causing serious illness. Although it can be found in the...

Ectopic Pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is one that occurs outside the uterus. Because the pregnancy is not in the uterus, it cannot progress normally and must be removed. About 1 in 60 pregnancies are ectopic. Usually the pregnancy is in a fallopian tube. A ruptured tubal pregnancy...

Early Pregnancy Loss

When a pregnancy ends before 20 weeks gestation, it is referred to as early pregnancy loss. The pregnancy may end in a miscarriage, or it may be an ectopic or molar pregnancy. The loss of a pregnancy, no matter how early, can leave parents with a sense of loss....