Kevin R. Fitzgerald, M.D.
Board Certified Physician
Dr. Kevin R. Fitzgerald has been a physician at Mt. Auburn OBGYN for over 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
What are Some Common Discomforts during Pregnancy?
Diarrhea - If diarrhea occurs, increase your fluids by at least 6 to 8 glasses a day. Avoid milk or milk products until the diarrhea has resolved. Follow the BRATT diet: bananas, rice, applesauce, tea, or toast. If you obtain no relief in 24 hours of the BRATT diet,...
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...
What Medications are Safe in Pregnancy?
Please check with the office before taking any over-the-counter or prescription medication. Regular strength acetaminophen (Tylenol) is the medication of choice for pain or fever. Please do not take aspirin, ibuprofen, or naproxen sodium unless directed by your...
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...
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....