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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter Fitzhugh is Good. Dr. Fitzhugh has been reviewed by 38 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 3.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Walter Fitzhugh, MD, MPH is board certified in Psychiatry.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Fitzhugh graduated from Boston University . He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Rhode Island
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Providence Metro Area


Dr. Fitzhugh has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Joseph Health Services 
  • Kent County Hospital 


  • Portuguese

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter D Fitzhugh MD and MPH is a male Psychiatrist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Psychiatry.
Where does Dr. Walter D. Fitzhugh practice?
Dr. Walter Fitzhugh has 2 office locations.
Dr. Walter Fitzhugh practices Psychiatry near Lincoln, RI.
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