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Office3800 Reservoir Rd Nw
Washington, DC 20007Phone+1 202-444-8825Fax+1 877-376-2418
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- Shimae Fitzgibbons, MD, MEd, FACS is a board certified general surgeon and associate professor of surgery at the Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.. Dr. Fitzgibbons graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors from Brown University in 1999 before enrolling in the combined Dartmouth-Brown Medical School program. Following graduation from medical school, she completed a general surgery residency program at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Massachusetts. During residency, she spent an additional two years as a surgical research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and received a Masters Degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She moved to Washington DC in 2012, where she created MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s first acute care surgery program. She also serves as the Clerkship Director for Surgery, and the Associate Program Director for General Surgery.
Education & Training
- Lahey ClinicResidency, Surgery, 2004 - 2012
- Harvard Graduate School of EducationMasters, Education, 2009 - 2010
- The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityClass of 2004
- Brown UniversityBachelor of Arts, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1995 - 1999
Certifications & Licensure
- DC State Medical License 2012 - 2024
- MA State Medical License 2008 - 2012
- American Board of Surgery Surgery
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
- Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons
Publications & Presentations
- COVID-19 infection and large intestinal perforation: A case series.Monika K Masanam, Sarah M Cheney, Whitney Sutton, John W Keyloun, Shimae Fitzgibbons> ;International journal of surgery case reports. 2022 Sep 1
- 4 citationsTrends in Strategic Napping in Surgical Residents by Gender, Postgraduate Year, Work Schedule, and Clinical Rotation.Jaime K. Devine, Lindsay P. Schwartz, Steven R. Hursh, Elizabeth Mosher, Sarah Schumacher, Lisa Boyle, Jonathan E. Davis, Mark Smith, Shimae Fitzgibbons> ;Journal of Surgical Education. 2021 Jul 1
- Attending Surgeons Demonstrate Greater Correlations of Skill Assessment and Anticipation of Adverse Events Than Residents During Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.Nathan Lau, Jacob Hartman-Kenzler, Eric Fichtel, Juyeon Park, Siddarth Ponnala, Sarah Henrickson Parker, Shimae Fitzgibbons, Shawn D. Safford> ;Journal of Surgical Research. 2021 Jun 1
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- Reducing Opioid over-Prescribing: The Impact of an Education Initiative Within a General Surgery Residency ProgramAska Arnautovic, Shabnam Hafiz, Shimae C Fitzgibbons, Journal of The American College of Surgeons
- Reducing Opioid over-Prescribing: The Impact of an Education Initiative Within a General Surgery Residency ProgramOctober 2018
- MedStar Georgetown University HospitalWashington, District of Columbia
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