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Michael E. Fitzgerald, MD

Philosophy of Care

I focus on teaching families how to stay healthy, active and injury free. I am here to listen to your concerns, answer questions, suggest testing and treatment options. I enjoy giving my patients the knowledge they need to make healthier lifestyle choices.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.8
Based on 381 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Family Medicine


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Family Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Diabetes, Asthma, Cardiovascular Care, Sports Medicine & Acute Care Issues


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Helping my wife raise my two sons. We enjoy spending time together as a family playing basketball, soccer and other outdoor activities. I also enjoy golfing with friends.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
    Graduation Date 06/1998
    Degree M.D.

    RESIDENCY
    School MacNeal Family Practice
    Title Resident in Family Practice

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Cook County Hospital
    Specialty Faculty Development

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Family Physicians
    • Illinois Academy of Family Physicians
    • American College of Physician Executives
    • Evans Scholars Foundation
    • American Medical Association
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors 2017
    Date 04/2017

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.8
    Based on 381 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

    Press Ganey Certified Data Integrity

    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.5
    378 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    376 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    378 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    373 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    379 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    378 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    375 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    377 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    378 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    372 ratings


    Comments (41)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    5.0
    Apr 17, 2019
    I have my entire family seeing Fitzgerald and have recommended him to friends and they are just as happy.  
    5.0
    Apr 16, 2019
    As stated before. I absolutely LOVE this provider. While he is the best provider that I have had to date  
    4.6
    Mar 31, 2019
    I've seen Dr. Fitzgerald on other occasions and he is a great person and wonderful MD. Dr. F was thoughtful, respectful and friendly ... And I never once felt as if I were not receiving his See more  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    Dr M Fitzgerald since the beginning has been a true friend and professional.  
    5.0
    Mar 27, 2019
    dr was great and explained everything very well and in a calm and understanding manner. I felt very comfortable and cared about. all of my concerns were addressed  
    4.9
    Mar 27, 2019
    i travel over 2 hours to see Dr Fitzgerald  
    4.9
    Mar 27, 2019
    Excellent experience and would recommend highly to others.  
    4.3
    Mar 19, 2019
    Best dr. ever.  
    5.0
    Mar 06, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald is an excellent primary care physician, I feel very lucky to be his patient. He is knowledgeable, compassionate and caring. I always get excellent care and good explanations from him.  
    4.8
    Mar 06, 2019
    I am so happy to have Dr. Fitzgerald as my primary care physician. He has excellent bedside manner, is so knowledgeable and really cares about his patients.  
    4.8
    Feb 25, 2019
    *Dr. Fitzgerald is kind, knowledgeable, respectful, helpful.  
    5.0
    Feb 21, 2019
    all good  
    5.0
    Feb 12, 2019
    Fully engaged , understood me, explained extremely well. Excellent Doctor  
    4.6
    Feb 06, 2019
    Doctor is great at dealing with current concerns.  
    4.6
    Feb 06, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald has everything I hoped for in a doctor. He is compassionate, down to earth, knowledgeable, and reassuring. If only he wasn't so hard to get an appointment with.  
    4.9
    Jan 29, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is a true professional. Friendly, caring and an excellent doctor.  
    4.3
    Jan 29, 2019
    Great doctor and have recommended to all of my friends.  
    5.0
    Jan 20, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is the most amazing provider and man in the entire universe. There is no better doctor. I am not exaggerating. He is kind, thoughtful, respectful, knows his patient's and their needs. He is See more  
    5.0
    Jan 17, 2019
    I always tell friends and coworkers what a great doctor he is.  
    5.0
    Jan 03, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald is very friendly and professional. He explains things well and is very knowledgeable. I have recommended him to others without hesitation. I very happy having him as our family doctor.  
    3.9
    Dec 28, 2018
    I seem doctor Fitz Gerald for years I feel very comfortable with him   
    5.0
    Dec 19, 2018
    *Dr. Fitzgerald is so kind. My kids love coming to the doctor!  
    4.8
    Dec 19, 2018
    Fitz is as good as they come. Caring, compassionate, e erything one would want in a physician.  
    4.9
    Dec 12, 2018
    He always puts me at ease. I always feel relieved after seeing him.  
    5.0
    Nov 28, 2018
    wonderful experience as a new patient of Dr. Fitzgerald.  
    4.8
    Sep 26, 2018
    It is amazing that Dr. Fitzgerald takes an interest in his patients everyday life (and remembers info) and moves quickly through the appt but doesn't make you feel rushed!! He gets the job done in See more  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    Great experience - Dr. Fitzgerald is not in a hurry to get the appointment completed. He gives all the time needed to thoroughly complete the physical exam and answer my concerns.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    Dr Fitzgerald, as always, answers questions I have thoroughly and carefully. I have full trust in Dr Fitzgerald as my primary physician.  
    5.0
    Sep 25, 2018
    Dr Fitzgerald is excellent  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2018
    The BEST Doctor!!  
    5.0
    Sep 11, 2018
    great job  
    5.0
    Sep 04, 2018
    Dr Fitzgerald is awesome.  
    5.0
    Aug 28, 2018
    Fantastic Doctore  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2018
    love dr Fitzgerald  
    4.8
    Jul 28, 2018
    Dr. Fitzgerald is the best. He is thorough and realistic and a pleasure.  
    4.8
    Jul 28, 2018
    FITZ IS THE BEST!  
    5.0
    Jul 18, 2018
    Dr Fitzgerald addressed all health concerns, some I was not even going to bring up!  
    4.9
    Jul 18, 2018
    Dr. Fitzgerald is one of the best guys I know. Amazing professional and treats you like a friend  
    5.0
    Jul 10, 2018
    I recommend Dr. Fitzgerald to everyone! He's an EXCELLENT physician who truly cares about me!  
    4.5
    Jul 03, 2018
    *Dr. Fitzgerald is a caring, extremely competent physician. I feel fortunate to have him as my doctor.  
    4.8
    Jun 27, 2018
    Dr. Fitzgerald is a very good and compassionate doctor who cares about the total health of his patients!  
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