John D. FitzGerald, MD, PhD is a health service researcher whose research includes 1) patient outcomes and policy implications for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery; 2) Gout; and 3) Musculoskeletal Ultrasound applications in Rheumatology.
Dr. FitzGerald received his MD from Tufts University in 1993. He received PhD in Health Services from UCLA in 2005. He completed his medical residency in 1996 and fellowship in Rheumatology in 1999, both at UCLA.
Dr. FitzGerald has been on faculty in the Division of Rheumatology since 1999. He is currently Interim Chief of the Division.
Dr. FitzGerald sees patients 1 half day per week in Westwood and 3 half days per week in Santa Monica.