James P. Fitzgerald, M.D.


James P. Fitzgerald, M.D.James P. Fitzgerald, M.D.

Dr. Fitzgerald grew up in the Fredonia area. He received his Bachelors of Science in Biology from LeMoyne College in 1977 and then attended the Georgetown University School of Medicine from 1977-1981.  He completed an internship at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse followed by an Orthopedic Residency at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center, also in Syracuse.

Dr. Fitzgerald completed an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Fellowship at SUNY Buffalo Medical School in 1987.  He received his board certification in Orthopedic Surgery in 1989.

Since joining Lakeshore Orthopedic Group in 1987, Dr. Fitzgerald has performed over 3,000 joint replacements.

He and his wife of 30 years live in Fredonia and have four grown children.