Dr David Fitzgerald

Consultant Dermatologist


Personal profile

Dr Fitzgerald completed undergraduate training at the Universities of St Andrews and Manchester. He undertook dermatology specialist training in Stoke-on-Trent and Liverpool and then completed a 12 month Fellowship in Cutaneous Oncology (skin cancer treatment) at Yale University Hospital, Connecticut, USA. He has been a consultant dermatologist at Salford Royal since 1997 and also has clinics at Fairfield General Hospital, Bury.

He was the first lead for the Salford Local Skin Cancer MDT and has contributed to the Stockport teledermatology service over several years.

Dr Fitzgerald has a management role as Chair of the Division of Tertiary Medicine at Salford Royal Hospital.  He has worked at Highfield Hospital since 1998.


Clinical Interests

  • All areas of general dermatology  (eczema, psoriasis, acne etc) and special interests in  hidradenitis suppurativa and male genital dermatology.


Professional Memberships

  • Fellow Royal College of Physicians
  • Member British Association of Dermatologists

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