David Fitzgerald DHA, MPH, CCP
Dr. David (Dave) Fitzgerald is a professor and Division Director for the Cardiovascular Perfusion (CVP) program at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Prior to his tenure at MUSC, he was the Director of Perfusion Services for the INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. Dave’s area of interest in perfusion education include blood management, patient safety and human factors, and high fidelity simulation.
Dave has volunteered in several perfusion organizations, including several committees and elected board positions. He has previously served AmSECT as President, Zone Director and Committee Chair for the AmSECT Safety Committee. He still enjoys serving the society on the ICEBP, Safety, and Conventional Planning Committee Groups.
Outside of perfusion, Dave enjoys his time at home with his wife Susie, three children (Connor, Casey, and Chloe), and dog (Cody). The family enjoys hiking, spending time at the beach, and trying new restaurants in Charleston.