Dr John Fitzgerald

Dr John Fitzgerald is a Cardiologist and Electrophysiologist with strong clinical interests in heart rhythm disorders, and preventative cardiovascular medicine.

Dr John Fitzgerald
John graduated from Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery with Honours at the University of Queensland in 2010 and completed basic Physician training and Cardiology advanced training at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Gold Coast University Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital. With this broad exposure to medical specialties and wide experience across general and advanced subspecialty Cardiology, John was awarded his FRACP in 2018. He then pursued a 2-year Electrophysiology fellowship in Newcastle, New South Wales, gaining extensive clinical and procedural experience in Pacing and Electrophysiology.

Through previous published research and experience, John saw the opportunity to strengthen his skills and contribute further to the advancement of medicine and clinical care delivery. He joined the team at the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders in 2020 to pursue a PhD with the University of Adelaide and is appointed a Clinical Electrophysiology Fellow at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

John’s PhD focuses on undertaking a large-scale clinical trial evaluating the effect of secondary prevention of embolic stroke through risk factor modification, collaborating closely with the department of Neurology at the Royal Adelaide and other metropolitan hospitals in Adelaide.