Dr. Fitzgerald has led or participated in over 150 clinical trials and published over 450 manuscripts/chapters in the field of medicine and technology. In addition, he heads the Stanford/Asia MedTech innovation program. He has been principle/founder of eighteen medical device companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Fitzgerald serves on several boards of directors and has advised dozens of medical device startups as well as multinational healthcare companies in the design and development of new diagnostic and therapeutic devices in the cardiovascular arena. He received his MD and PhD from Dartmouth Medical School. He did his medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at UCSF.