Mark P Fitzgerald, MD PhD
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Psychology, Philosophy, Neuroscience)
University of Scranton, 2002.
University of Virginia, 2010.
University of Virginia, 2011.
Resident - Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2011-2013.
Resident - Child Neurology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2013-2016.
Fellow - Epilepsy, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2016-2017.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Child Neurology, 2016.
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology – Epilepsy, 2017.
Description of Clinical ExpertiseNeonatal and early life epilepsies, Genetic epilepsy
Description of Research ExpertiseI am interested in neurodevelopmental and epilepsy outcomes in patients with neonatal and early-onset epilepsy, including epilepsies with a genetic etiology.
Selected PublicationsFitzgerald MP, Fiannacca M, Smith DM, Gertler TS, Gunning B, Syrbe S, Verbeek N, Stamberger S, Weckhuysen S, Ceulemans B, Schoonjans AS, Rossi M, Demarquay G, Lesca G, Olofsson K, Koolen DA, Hornemann F, Baulac S, Rubboli G, Minks KQ, Lee B, Helbig I, Dlugos D, Møller RS, Bearden D : Treatment responsiveness in KCNT1-related epilepsy. Neurotherapeutics Page: 1-10, May 2019.
Sheppard SE, Smith A, Grand K, Rubin A, Schindewolfe E, Fitzgerald MP, Moldenhauer J, Bhoj E, McMahon P, Castelo-Soccio L.: Further delineation of the phenotypic spectrum of nevus comedonicus syndrome to include congential cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung. American Journal of Human Genetics. (submitted) 2019.
Fitzgerald MP, Donnelly M, Vala L, Allen-Napoli L, and Abend NS.: Collodion remover can degrade plastic-containing medical devices commonly used in the intensive care unit. The Neurodiagnostic Journal. (submitted). 2019.
Fitzgerald MP, Massey SL, Fung FW, Kessler SK, and Abend NS: High electroencephalographic seizure exposure is associated with unfavorable outcomes in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy Seizure 61: 221-226, 2018.
Gardella E, Marini C, Trivisano M, Fitzgerald MP, Alber M, Siliquini S, Howell KB, Darra F, Bolsterli B, Masnada S, Pichiecchio A, Johannesen K, Jepsen BS, Elena F, Anibaldi G, Russo S, Cogliati F, Montomoli M, Rubboli G, Specchio N, Veggiotti P, Benikzky S, Wolff M, Helbig I, Vigevano F, Scheffer IE, Guerrini R, and Moller RS: The phenotype of SCN8A developmental and epileptic encephalopathy. Neurology in press, 2018.
Abend NS, Wiebe DJ, Xiao R, Massey SL, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, and Topjian AA : EEG factors after pediatric cardiac arrest. J Clin Neurophysiol 35: 251–255, 2018.
Abend NS, Massey SL, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, and Topjian AA.: Interrater agreement of EEG interpretation after pediatric cardiac arrest using standard critical care EEG terminology. J Clin Neurophysiol 34(6): 534-541, 2017.
Fitzgerald MP, Kessler SK, and Abend NS: Early discontinuation of anti-seizure medications in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Epilepsia 58(6): 1047-1053, 2017.
Abend NS, Massey S, Fitzgerald MP, Fung F, Atkin NJ, Xiao R, and Topjian AA: Interrater variability of EEG interpretation after pediatric cardiac arrest utilizing standardized critical care EEG terminology. American Epilepsy Society. Washington, DC. 2017.
Fitzgerald MP, Massey SL, Fung F, Kessler SK, Abend NS: Seizures and developmental outcomes in neonates with HIE. American Epilepsy Society. Washington, DC. 2017.