HomePhysiciansMichael E. Fitzgerald, MD

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 490 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 490 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
    487 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.9
    483 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.9
    485 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.9
    481 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.9
    482 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.8
    485 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.9
    481 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.9
    483 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.9
    484 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    4.2
    475 ratings


    Comments (67)

    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.


    4.5
    Aug 27, 2019
    Very good experience   
    4.9
    Aug 27, 2019
    good  
    5.0
    Aug 27, 2019
    Always excellent!  
    4.6
    Aug 26, 2019
    I feel the doctor was trying to cover all my question and care as thorough as he could, but seemed a bit rushed. It doesn't seem like they can spend as much time with patients.  
    5.0
    Aug 26, 2019
    *Dr. Fitzgerald is extremely thorough - this is the best medical care I have ever and most likely will ever receive.  
    4.4
    Aug 20, 2019
    First he apologized for the wait...awesome! He didn't appear to be able to have time to discuss other issues other than what brought me in. That's ok.  
    4.9
    Aug 20, 2019
    Physician showed kindness when he approved an earlier appointment.  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2019
    I am very fortunate to have found Dr Fitzgerald DuPage Medical Group has an A1 Dr and person in Michael Fitzgerald  
    5.0
    Aug 14, 2019
    excellent physician  
    4.9
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is simply the best. He is always cheerful, friendly and shows a true interest in my health.  
    5.0
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald always explains everything in a way I can understand and eases my worries. I always have a lot of questions and concerns and he is always patient and compassionate.  
    4.9
    Aug 13, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald diagnosed my problem immediately and gave me medication that relieved symptoms within a day - I am very appreciative  
    4.8
    Aug 06, 2019
    Michael is great to work with, good questions, very bright  
    5.0
    Jul 30, 2019
    Dr Fitz' is great!  
    5.0
    Jul 24, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald could not be more concerned with my wellbeing. I have total confidence in Dr Fitzgerald and would be hard pressed to be seen by anyone else. With that being said, I have been See more  
    5.0
    Jul 23, 2019
    Dr Mike is the best  
    5.0
    Jul 22, 2019
    Doctor is very good in explaining and taking time with me.  
    4.9
    Jul 22, 2019
    Top notch care! Thank you!  
    5.0
    Jul 21, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald is a fantastic doctor! This last visit I went to he was so helpful as always and got me in with a great gastro and quickly. I always know I can trust Dr See more  
    4.6
    Jul 16, 2019
    I am always happy with our visits to Dr Fitzgerald. he is knowledgeable, professional and a good listener.  
    5.0
    Jul 16, 2019
    Doctor Fitzgerald is a great doctor!  
    4.6
    Jul 09, 2019
    would recommend the practice to all and I have already  
    4.5
    Jul 02, 2019
    My only complaint was the wait between seeing the nurse and the doctor. Outside of that I was extremely satisfied with the level of concern and care shown by both of them.  
    5.0
    Jun 25, 2019
    I been seeing Dr. Fitzgerald for many years. Very pleased each time I see him  
    5.0
    Jun 19, 2019
    Dr Fitzgearld is the BEST!  
    5.0
    Jun 18, 2019
    Dr Fitzgerald is the absolute best doctor in the whole world!  
    4.4
    Jun 17, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is very courteous, took his time with me, and even ordered exams for me to be ready for my next follow up appointments. He is very thorough.  
    5.0
    Jun 16, 2019
    Mike Fitzgerald is, hand down, the best PCP I have had. Friendly, smart and knowledgeable.  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is a great asset to your organization. He is great at what he does.  
    5.0
    Jun 11, 2019
    Dr Fitz always spends adequate time and explains things. Very happy.  
    5.0
    Jun 10, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is a great doctor and feel very comfortable with any concerns.  
    5.0
    May 31, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is very kind and caring and helpful.  
    5.0
    May 30, 2019
    I have high confidence in Dr Fitzgerald being my primary doctor. His knowledge and ability to communicate are outstanding in my opinion. Also like to add that his willingness to communicate via MyChart is greatly See more  
    4.6
    May 30, 2019
    Dr. Fitzgerald is an excellent physician who cares about his patients. I would definitely recommend him to family members and friends.  
    5.0
    May 20, 2019
    *Dr. F. worked me into his very busy schedule.  
    5.0
    May 15, 2019
    I highly recommend Dr Fitzgerald  
    4.9
    May 10, 2019
    great doctor!  
    5.0
    May 08, 2019
    I trust my doc & his diagnosis.  
    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  
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