Julie Lynn Fitzgerald, MD, FAAP — Pediatrician and Critical Care Physician

Burr Ridge, IL — Julie Lynn Fitzgerald, MD, FAAP, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as an Exceptional Woman in Healthcare in the Medical field, acknowledging her outstanding work with Loyola University Medical Center.    

With over 15 years of experience in medicine, Dr. Fitzgerald is a practicing pediatrician and critical care physician who cares for young patients at Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) in Maywood, IL. As a pediatrician and critical care physician, she diagnoses and treats life-threatening infections, injuries, diseases, and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers, and young adults up to the age of 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. In her practice, Dr. Fitzgerald oversees and manages the physical, mental, and emotional health of young patients.

LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology and surgery.

Before embarking on her professional journey, Dr. Fitzgerald earned a Bachelor’s degree at Villanova University. She then completed her medical degree (M.D.) at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine. She did her residency and undertook fellowship training at the University of Chicago Hospital.

To remain aware of changes and advancements in her field, Dr. Fitzgerald is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an active member of the Society for Pediatric Sedation, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Outside work, the doctor enjoys spending time with family and contributing to Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Donation Network.

In light of this recognition, Dr. Fitzgerald thanks her father, Dr. Thomas D. Sullivan, and her mentors: Dr. Madelyn Kahana and Dr. Jill Glick.

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