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Dr. Kathleen Fitzgerald MD Patient Reviews

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Providence, RI

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Overall Rating

4.3
  • 12 patient ratings
  • 3 comments

3 Patient Reviews

  • Highly Satisfied
    75%
  • Satisfied
    8%
  • Neutral
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  • Dissatisfied
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  • Highly Dissatisfied
    17%
  • Wait Time 6.7 minutes
  • Easy Appointments
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  • Friendly Staff
  • Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
  • Bedside Manner
  • Spends Time With Patients
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1.0 of 5
April 14th, 2013
Should have left her years before I did!
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5 minutes
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Dr. Fitzgerald, like another reviewer said, is fine for routine care - and that's it!! I went to her for years and dealt with her cursory manner (ie, hand on doorknob as you're trying to ask questions) as she was conveniently located and I had no problems. Once I started to experience some gyno difficulties everything went down the drain, from finding out that I supposedly needed a hysterectomy by her medical assistant (she would not even get on the phone!!) to dealing with her arrogant attitude and limited knowledge base (also told by other docs that I later consulted that she has very limited surgical skills). I ditched her practice after 10 years and found excellent specialists that thought outside the box and gave my much better personalized surgical options than a total hysterectomy. A very minimally interested doctor who doesn't really care about you. BEWARE!!!
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5.0 of 5
March 28th, 2012
Love her!
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She is straightforward, knowledgeable, skilled and easy to talk to. My experiences with her were wonderful. I moved to Colorado and have seriously considered going back to Providence for my checkups! My surgery went like a dream and I trust her absolutely.
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1.0 of 5
July 22nd, 2011
Not good for surgery!
Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
Promptness
Friendly Staff
Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
Spends Time with Patients
Appropriate Follow-up
If you need surgery with her keep in mind her bedside manner is awful. I had surgery. She did not even check on me in recovery or give a telephone call to check on me after surgery. The only person that actually cared was the hospital I had the procedure at. She also did not even discuss my endometriosis with me that she happened to find while I was having surgery. She is good for routine visits as long as you have no problems. If a problem arises, I would strongly recommend going to see a specialist. I wish I had gotten a second opinion. BTW- I went in for surgery for a routine removal of a 1" cyst and she wound up having my whole ovary removed. I was not even notified by her that she took my ovary. The nurses in recovery had to tell me. This is absolutely disgraceful from a doctor. She should definitely learn to inform her patients.
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