Professor Dominic Fitzgerald

Clinical Professor
Paediatrics & Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead

C29 - Children's Hospital Westmead
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: 02 9845 3397
F: 02 9845 3396


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Fitzgerald, D. (2014), Cystic Fibrosis: Passion, perception and education. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 15, 1-2. [Abstract]
  • Pandit, C., Valentin, R., De Lima, J., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D., van Asperen, P., Baines, D., Cooper, P., Selvadurai, H. (2014), Effect of general anesthesia on pulmonary function and clinical status on children with cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 24(2), 164-169. [Abstract]
  • Leeuwen, L., Fitzgerald, D., Gaskin, K. (2014), Liver Disease in Cystic Fibrosis. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 15, 69-74. [Abstract]
  • Jamieson, N., Fitzgerald, D., Singh-Grewal, D., Hanson, C., Craig, J., Tong, A. (2014), Children's Experiences of Cystic Fibrosis: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. Pediatrics. 133, e1683. [Abstract]
  • Hime, N., Fitzgerald, D., Robinson, P., Selvadurai, H., Van Asperen, P., Jaffé, A., Zurynski, Y. (2014), Childhood interstitial lung disease due to surfactant protein C deficiency: frequent use and costs of hospital services for a single case in Australia. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases. 9, 36. [Abstract]


  • Wong, R., Wong, M., Robinson, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2013), Omalizumab in the management of steroid dependent Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis (ABPA) complicating Cystic Fibrosis. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 14(1), 22-24. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S. (2013), The Da Vinci Code and the alphabet of research. Medical Journal of Australia. 199(11), 816. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2013), Poisoning the developing lung. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 14(1), 2. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Fitzgerald, D. (2013), Managing snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea in childhood. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(10), 800-806. [Abstract]
  • Halliday, M., Selvadurai, H., Sherwood, M., Fitzgerald, D. (2013), Exercise in children with common congenital heart lesions: Balancing benefits with risks. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 49(10), 795-799. [Abstract]
  • Williams, G., Macaskill, P., Kerr, M., Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Codarini, M., McCaskill, M., Prelog, K., Craig, J. (2013), Variability and accuracy in interpretation of consolidation on chest radiography for diagnosing pneumonia in children under 5 years of age. Pediatric Pulmonology. 48(12), 1195-1200. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Fitzgerald, D., Lands, L., Selvadurai, H. (2013), Diffusion capacity in children: what happens with exercise?. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 14(3), 190-194. [Abstract]
  • Maclean, J., Tan, S., Fitzgerald, D., Waters, K. (2013), Assessing ventilatory control in infants at high risk of sleep disordered breathing: A study of infants with cleft lip and/or palate. Pediatric Pulmonology. 48(3), 265-273. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2013), Accessible and diverse educational strategies. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 14, 1. [Abstract]


  • Dijk, F., Fitzgerald, D. (2012), The impact of newborn screening and earlier intervention on the clinical course of cystic fibrosis. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 13(4), 220-225. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Optimising cystic fibrosis outcomes: screening and treating in 2013. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 13(4), 193-194. [Abstract]
  • MacLean, J., Fitzsimons, D., Fitzgerald, D., Waters, K. (2012), The spectrum of sleep-disordered breathing symptoms and respiratory events in infants with cleft lip and/or palate. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 97(12), 1058-1063. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, N., Sherwood, M., Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Can an athlete have too much ticker? Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in young athletes. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(10), E156-E160. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Productive cough in a 7-year-old boy with a Fontan circulation. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(7), 616. [Abstract]
  • Anderson, V., McKenzie, J., Seton, C., Fitzgerald, D., Webster, R., North, K., Joffe, D., Young, H. (2012), Sniff nasal inspiratory pressure and sleep disordered breathing in childhood neuromuscular disorders. Neuromuscular Disorders. 22(6), 528-533. [Abstract]
  • Dijk, F., Curtin, J., Lord, D., Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Pulmonary embolism in children. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 13(2), 112-122. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., Tobin, B. (2012), Palivizumab: A debate about funding. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(5), 373-377. [Abstract]
  • Al Subie, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(5), 382-388. [Abstract]
  • Wang, C., Dowling, J., North, K., Schroth, M., Sejersen, T., Shapiro, F., Bellini, J., Weiss, H., Guillet, M., Amburgey, K., Apkon, S., Bertini, E., Bonnemann, C., Clarke, N., Connolly, A., Estournet-Mathiaud, B., Fitzgerald, D., Florence, J., Gee, R., Gurgel-Giannetti, J., Glanzman, A., Hofmeister, B., Jungbluth, H., Koumbourlis, A., Laing, N., Main, M., Morrison, L., Munns, C., Rose, K., Schuler, P., Sewry, C., Storhaug, K., Vainzof, M., Yuan, N. (2012), Consensus statement on standard of care for congenital myopathies. Journal of Child Neurology. 27(3), 363-382. [Abstract]
  • Pandit, C., Fitzgerald, D. (2012), Respiratory problems in children with Down syndrome. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 48(3), E147-152. [Abstract]


  • Dijk, F., McKay, K., Barzi, F., Gaskin, K., Fitzgerald, D. (2011), Improved survival in cystic fibrosis patients diagnosed by newborn screening compared to a historical cohort from the same centre. Archives of disease in childhood. 96(12), 1118-23. [Abstract]
  • Smith, L., van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2011), Post-natal corticosteroids are associated with reduced expiratory flows in children born very preterm. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 47(7), 448-54. [Abstract]
  • Dixon, J., Fitzgerald, D., Kow, L., Bailey, D., Baur, L. (2011), Adolescent bariatric surgery: ANZ guidance and recommendations. ANZ Journal of Surgery. 81(12), 854–855.


  • Baur, L., Fitzgerald, D. (2010), Recommendations for bariatric surgery in adolescents in Australia and New Zealand. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 46(12), 704-707. [Abstract]
  • Smith, L., McKay, K., van Asperen, P., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2010), Normal Development of the Lung and Premature Birth. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 11(3), 135-142. [Abstract]
  • Holland, A., Fitzgerald, D. (2010), Oesophageal atresia and tracheo-oesophageal fistula: current management strategies and complications. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 11(2), 100-107. [Abstract]
  • Craig, J., Williams, G., Jones, M., Codarini, M., Macaskill, P., Hayen, A., Irwig, L., Fitzgerald, D., Isaacs, D., McCaskill, M. (2010), The accuracy of clinical symptoms and signs for the diagnosis of serious bacterial infection in young febrile children: prospective cohort study of 15 781 febrile illnesses. BMJ. 340, c1594. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2010), Better Health for our Children: A Guide for Parents. Australia: Clareville Press.


  • Maclean, J., Hayward, P., Fitzgerald, D., Waters, K. (2009), Cleft lip and/or palate and breathing during sleep. Sleep medicine reviews. 13(5), 345-54. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D. (2009), Preventing RSV bronchiolitis in vulnerable infants: The role of palivizumab. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews. 10(3), 143-147. [Abstract]
  • Robinson, P., Cooper, P., Van Asperen, P., Fitzgerald, D., Selvadurai, H. (2009), Using index of ventilation to assess response to treatment for acute pulmonary exacerbation in children with cystic fibrosis. Pediatric pulmonology. 44(8), 733-42. [Abstract]
  • Fitzgerald, D., Follett, J., Van Asperen, P. (2009), Assessing and managing lung disease and sleep disordered breathing in children with cerebral palsy. Paediatric respiratory reviews. 10(1), 18-24. [Abstract]
  • Maclean, J., Waters, K., Fitzsimons, D., Hayward, P., Fitzgerald, D. (2009), Screening for obstructive sleep apnea in preschool children with cleft palate. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal. 46(2), 117-123. [Abstract]
  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2009), Evidence based merriment. BMJ (Online). 339, b5098. [Abstract]


  • Isaacs, D., Isaacs, S., Fitzgerald, D. (2008), The seven ages of man and woman (or "Sex and the CT"). Archives of Disease in Childhood. 93(12), 1075-1076. [Abstract]
  • Smith, L., van Asperen, P., McKay, K., Selvadurai, H., Fitzgerald, D. (2008), Reduced exercise capacity in children born very preterm. Pediatrics. 122(2), e287-293. [Abstract]
  • MacLean, J., Fitzsimons, D., Hayward, P., Waters, K., Fitzgerald, D. (2008), The identification of children with cleft palate and sleep disordered breathing using a referral system. Pediatric pulmonology. 43(3), 245-250. [Abstract]