Dr. Leo David Fitzgibbon MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Leo Fitzgibbon is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Erie, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UPMC Hamot. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 27 years. Dr. Fitzgibbon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at UPMC Hamot who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Hamot
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • French

Education & Medical Training

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1987–1992

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1992–1995

New York Medical College
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 18 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Thoracoscopic mediastinal lymph node sampling: useful for mediastinal lymph node stations inaccessible by cervical mediastinoscopy.
Landreneau, R. J., Hazelrigg, S. R., Mack, M. J., Fitzgibbon, L. D., Dowling, R. D., Acuff, T. E., Keenan, R. J., Ferson, P. F.

Heparin interference in creatine kinase assays.
Andrejat, G., Fitzgibbon, L., Gilis, R., Rodgers, J., Doumas, B. T.

Fate of intravenously administered rat lymphokine-activated killer cells labeled with different markers.
Maghazachi, A. A., Fitzgibbon, L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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