Education and Career
1971 Qualified as a doctor
1975 Become fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
1976 Masters degree He is also a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and of Glasgow.
1977–1981 trained in the St. Peters Hospitals and the Institute of Urology in London.
1981 returned to Dublin as Consultant Urologist and Senior Lecturer in Urology in the Meath and St. James’ Hospitals and Trinity College Dublin.
1986 was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery in the Mater Misericordiae Hospital and University College Dublin.
He has performed 45 visiting professorships in the United States and other countries throughout the world. He has also
given 167 guest lectures throughout the world. He has produced 260 peer reviewed publications, 74 book chapters, has edited 6 journal editions, and published 12 books. Professor Fitzpatrick is on the editorial board of 25 journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of the BJU International. He is President of the Irish Society Urology and is immediate Past President of the British Association of Urological Surgeons. He is a
member of the Board of Trustees of the British Urological Foundation and is Chairman of the Scientific Committee of that Foundation. He is an Honorary Fellow of the College of Urologists of South Africa and an Honorary member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons and of the
American Urological Association as well as an Honorary member of the Urological Societies of Australasia, South Africa, Germany, Netherlands, Hungary, Argentina, Greece, and Georgia.