David Fitzgerald

David Fitzgerald, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 376-1611
Business Email: dfitzger@ufl.edu

About David Fitzgerald

David FitzGerald is a neurologist specializing in behavioral neurology using functional neuroimaging. Dr. FitzGerald completed his medical internship at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton, MA in 2001. He subsequently completed his neurology residency at UMass Medical Center in 2004. Dr. FitzGerald joined the University of Florida community in 2004 as a Neurology Fellow under Kenneth M Heilman, MD.

He has strong research interests in cognitive neuroscience and functional magnetic resonance imaging. His current functional imaging projects include: diffusion tensor imaging of traumatic brain injury; clinical trial investigation as to the effectiveness of Donepizil on Alzheimer’s disease; and pathological gambling behavior.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2021
MDC7800 Neurology Clerkship

Publications

2021
The Effect of Aerobic Exercise on Concussion Recovery: A Pilot Clinical Trial.
Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 27(8):790-804 [DOI] 10.1017/S1355617721000886. [PMID] 34548116.
2018
Battlefield Acupuncture: An Emerging Method for Easing Pain.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation. 97(3):e18-e19 [DOI] 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000766. [PMID] 28570280.
2018
Temporal lobe epilepsy affects spatial organization of entorhinal cortex connectivity.
Epilepsy & behavior : E&B. 88:87-95 [DOI] 10.1016/j.yebeh.2018.06.038. [PMID] 30243111.
2015
Broca’s area – thalamic connectivity.
Brain and language. 141:80-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandl.2014.12.001. [PMID] 25555132.
2015
Delayed diagnosis of severe traumatic brain injury.
American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation. 94(4) [DOI] 10.1097/PHM.0000000000000250. [PMID] 25785924.
2014
Immunotoxins for leukemia.
Blood. 123(16):2470-7 [DOI] 10.1182/blood-2014-01-492256. [PMID] 24578503.
2013
Broca’s area and its striatal and thalamic connections: a diffusion-MRI tractography study.
Frontiers in neuroanatomy. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnana.2013.00008. [PMID] 23675324.
2013
Imaging white matter in human brainstem.
Frontiers in human neuroscience. 7 [DOI] 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00400. [PMID] 23898254.
2011
Delayed diagnosis of intracerebral foreign body from the Vietnam War.
Military medicine. 176(2):228-31 [PMID] 21366090.
2011
Diffusion weighted imaging and neuropsychological correlates in adults with mild traumatic brain injury.
International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology. 82(1):79-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2011.02.011. [PMID] 21338633.
2009
Lesion characteristics related to treatment improvement in object and action naming for patients with chronic aphasia.
Brain and language. 110(2):61-70 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bandl.2009.05.005. [PMID] 19625076.
2008
Career choices: the fellowship search.
Neurology. 70(2):e5-8 [DOI] 10.1212/01.wnl.0000299608.57399.fb. [PMID] 18180436.
2008
Effects of donepezil on verbal memory after semantic processing in healthy older adults.
Cognitive and behavioral neurology : official journal of the Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology. 21(2):57-64 [DOI] 10.1097/WNN.0b013e3181799df1. [PMID] 18541979.
2008
Spatial attentional bias in normal people: object or viewer-centered.
Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior. 44(2):196-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cortex.2006.05.004. [PMID] 18387549.
2008
Spreading activation of lexical-semantic networks in Parkinson’s disease.
Neuropsychologia. 46(7):1908-14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.01.014. [PMID] 18325544.
2007
Asymmetrical alien hands in corticobasal degeneration.
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 22(4):581-4 [PMID] 17230447.
2007
Carbidopa/levodopa-responsive myoclonus.
Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society. 22(3):392-5 [PMID] 17216651.
2006
Ipsilesional attentional-approach neglect or crossover effect.
Neurocase. 12(4):207-11 [PMID] 17000588.
2006
What’s inside the art? The influence of frontotemporal dementia in art production.
Neurology. 67(7):1285-7 [PMID] 17030769.
2005
Posterior circulation infarct after bronchial artery embolization and coiling.
Neurology. 65(8) [PMID] 16247067.

Grants

Jul 2006 ACTIVE
BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH

Education

MD
2000 · University of Massachusetts Medical School
MBA
1980 · Wharton School of Commerce and Finance, University of Pennsylvania

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 376-1611
Emails:
Business:
dfitzger@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
1601 SW Archer Road
North Florida/South Georgia VA Medical System
Neurology Service/127
GAINESVILLE FL 326081197
Business Street:
Neurology Service
1601 SW Archer Road
GAINESVILLE FL 326081197