Dermot R. Fitzgibbon, MD

Dermot R. Fitzgibbon, MD
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Dermot R. Fitzgibbon, MD

  • Physician, Fred Hutch
  • Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Pain Medicine

Provider Background

Specialty: Pain Medicine

Diseases Treated



Education, Experience and Certifications

Medical Degree
University College Cork

University of Washington, Pain Management

Board Certification
Pain Medicine, 1998, American Board of Anesthesiology; Anesthesiology, 1996, American Board of Anesthesiology


Seattle magazine's 2021 Top Doctors award
Dr. Fitzgibbon has been recognized as a Top Doctor in this peer-nominated award multiple years in a row.

Seattle Met's 2020 Top Doctors award
Dr. Fitzgibbon has been recognized as a Top Doctor in Seattle Met's annual survey.

Clinical Trials

We make promising new treatments available to you through studies called clinical trials led by Fred Hutch doctors. Many of these trials at Fred Hutch have led to FDA-approved treatments and have improved standards of care globally. Together, you and your doctor can decide if a study is right for you.

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Many of our Fred Hutch doctors conduct ongoing research to improve standards of patient care. Their work is evaluated by other doctors and selected for publication to the United States National Library of Medicine, the largest medical library in the world. See scientific papers this Fred Hutch provider has written.

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Your Care Team

At Fred Hutch, you receive care from a team of providers with extensive experience in your disease. Your team includes doctors, a patient care coordinator, a registered nurse, an advanced practice provider and others, based on your needs. You also have access to experts like nutritionists, social workers, acupuncturists, psychiatrists and more who specialize in supporting people with cancer or blood disorders.


Fred Hutch accepts most national private health insurance plans as well as Medicare. We also accept Medicaid for people from Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. We are working to ensure that everyone, no matter what their financial situation, has access to the care they need.

For the Media

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