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Dr. Fitzgerald specializes in general orthopaedic care but does not see patients for back, hip, or neck.
Dr. Ray M. Fitzgerald is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and native Houstonian. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, and received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed both his internship and orthopaedic residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He also spent two years in the United States Air Force, serving as an orthopaedic surgeon at Carswell Air Force Base in Texas. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Fitzgerald specializes in knee and shoulder problems involving the cartilage and rotator cuff. He has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. "The changes in orthopaedic surgery have been very impressive," Dr. Fitzgerald says. "With the advance of technology, we can do more things in a less invasive fashion, which is very good for the patients."
Dr. Fitzgerald is a member of the American Medical Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Harris County Medical Society, the Texas Orthopaedic Association, the Houston Orthopaedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Alamo Orthopaedic Society, the Texas Society of Sports Medicine, the International Arthroscopy Association, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Dr. Fitzgerald and his wife are the parents of three children. They live in North Houston. His hobbies include snow skiing, golf, hunting and mountain biking.
Verified Patient Reviews
Except for the charges to be more than I expected, the entire office, including attending nurses (including x-ray) and front office were courteous, friendly, helpful and professional. I consider this office to be very well run and organized.
Original ZocDoc appointment had to be cancelled and rescheduled by the staff. Doctor's visit was very good. However, the staff forgot about me in the exam room for about a hour before notifying the doctor.
Such a good seasoned doctor. Very knowledgeable and approachable
Dr. Fitzgerald was great and very thorough. He was a pleasant man and physician. Did like the fact he is conservative with treatment and doesn't just jump right into surgery if it isn't needed. Love the Patient Portal they use, makes updating and looking at your health information easy.
Everyone in this office, from the front desk, nurses and Dr. Fitzgerald were incredibly nice and efficient. I felt very comfortable with Dr. Fitzgerald and confident with his findings about my condition.
Visit was great, he gave me options and what he thought was best.
Very professional--Staff & Doctor. Great offices and locations.
The doctor was very calm and knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with him. Dr Fitzgerald doesn't jump straight to surgery.
very attentive and informative. He asked several questions and really took the time to listen and provide feedback.