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Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 59
Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD
3.7 (24 Ratings)

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Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Poway, CA.
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Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat* Age 59
Poway, CA
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Poway, CA.
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Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD is an Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Poway, CA and has 31 years experience. They graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1993 and completed a residency at Stanford University School of Medicine.They currently practice at Pomerado Medical Center and are affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway. Dr. Fitzgerald has experience treating conditions like Head or Neck Lump or Swelling among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Fitzgerald received an average rating of 3.7/5 from patients and has been reviewed 24 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Fitzgerald is board certified in Otolaryngology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 Pomerado Medical Center
    15611 Pomerado Rd Fl 4, Poway, CA 92064

Experience and Background Check

Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Acute Respiratory Infection
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Sinusitis
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Headache
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Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Thyroid Cancer
TMJ
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Vertigo
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Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Ear Tube Placement
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Rhinoseptoplasty
Thyroid Lobectomy
Acute Epiglottitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Age Related Hearing Loss
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Bone Cancer
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Cancer
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Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Pharyngitis
Chronic Rhinitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Deafness
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Deviated Septum
Down Syndrome
Ear Cancer
Ear Disorders
Enlarged Turbinates
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Facial Nerve Disorder
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gum Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperparathyroidism
Jaw Fracture
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Leukoplakia
Lip Cancer
Loss of Smell and Taste
Malignant Otitis Externa
Meniere's Disease
Nose Cancer
Nosebleed
Oral Cancer
Osteosarcoma
Otosclerosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Pharyngolaryngitis
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Disorders
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Suppurative Otitis Media
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Tinnitus
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Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adenoidectomy
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Desensitization
Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision of Facial Bone
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Parathyroidectomy
Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
Radiofrequency Ablation Turbinate
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Thyroidectomy
Tonsillectomy
Tracheal Surgery

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3.7
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1 Star (7)

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Patient Reviews
Nov 17, 2023
He was very informative, listened, kind, patient and has a very calming demeanor. He went over the procedure with me including pre and post op care and answered all my questions. I had a great experience with him and can’t recommend him enough.
K.D — Nov 17, 2023
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Poway, CA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1993. He specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat.
Biography
Specialties*
Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    1993
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Board Certifications
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Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Stanford University School of Medicine
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Fitzgerald's profile.

Dr. Fitzgerald frequently treats the following conditions: Head or Neck Lump or Swelling. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Escondido and Palomar Medical Center Poway.

Yes, Dr. Patrick Fitzgerald, MD holds board certification in Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Fitzgerald has over 31 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

    555 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA

  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

    2185 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, CA

  • Palomar Medical Center Poway

    15615 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA

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