Melissa J Fitzgerald

Melissa J Fitzgerald, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-GENERAL
Business Phone: (352) 733-7337
Business Email: mjean328@ufl.edu

About Melissa J Fitzgerald

Dr. Fitzgerald grew up in nearby Belleview, FL. She went on to attend both college and medical school at the University of Florida. She then moved with her husband to complete her residency at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and stayed on as Chief Resident for an additional year. Afterward, she returned to Gainesville with her husband and daughter. She enjoys cooking, spending time with family and cheering on the Gators!

Accomplishments

William H. Gronemeyer Award for Excellence in General Pediatrics
2016 · University of North Carolina
Academy of Educators, Inductee
2015 · University of North Carolina
Guillermo J. Perez Memorial Scholarship Award
2013 · University of Florida
Gold Humanism Honor Society
2012 · Chapman Chapter, University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Areas of Interest
  • Adolescent development
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Breastfeeding
  • Child neglect and emotional abuse
  • Obesity
  • Well-child visits

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • ADHD Quality Improvement
  • Medical Student & Resident Education

Publications

2021
What to Expect at a Pediatric Telemedicine Visit.
JAMA pediatrics. 175(11) [DOI] 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.2284. [PMID] 34570181.

Education

Residency – Pediatrics
2016 · University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Medical Degree
2013 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2018
MDC7400 Pediatric Clerkship
2018
MDT7400 Elect Top/Pediatrics
2021
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 733-7337
Emails:
Business:
mjean328@ufl.edu