Doctor Profile


Prof Paul Fitzgerald

Professor Paul Fitzgerald has been involved in the development, evaluation and clinical implementation of new treatments for mental health disorders for 2 decades. He pioneered the use of TMS in Australia and is internationally renown as a leader in the field of brain stimulation and device based treatments in psychiatry. He has published over 300 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters and conducted an extensive series of research studies and clinical trials. He is currently continuing this research and clinical work at the Epworth with studies / trials underway or planned in depression, OCD, Alzheimer's disease, and PTSD.

Hospital

Specialty

  • Psychiatry

Clinical Institute

Special Interests

  • Non - invasive brain stimulation / transcranial magentic stimulation
  • Treatment resistant depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder

Qualifications

  • MBBS, Monash University 1991
  • MPM, Monash University 1999
  • PhD, Monash University 2003
  • FRANZCP
  • RANZCP

Research

  • TMS treatment in depression, OCD, PTSD, Alzheimer's disease, Autism, Schizophrenia
  • ​Magnetic seizure therapy for Depression
  • ​Deep brain stimulation for Severe Depression
  • ​Ketamine and novel pharmacological agents
  • ​Novel forms of non invasive low intensity electrical stimulation

Contact Details & For Appointments

Ph
+61 9805 4287
Fax
+61 9805 4388
E
paul.fitzgerald@epworth.org.au

Consulting Address

    • Epworth Clinic
    • Level 3
    • 888 Toorak Road
    • Camberwell VIC 3124

Professional Associations

  • RANZCP
  • AMA

Education and Training

  • Supervision of Psychiatry Registrars
  • Teaching of both Monash and Melbourne Medical students