Dr. FitzPatrick graduated suma cum laude from the University of Alabama. She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. FitzPatrick completed her Pediatric Residency Program at LSU Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital in New Orleans. She received the Gretchen Life Award her final year of residency, which is an award that was voted on by her peers. After residency, she joined Ochsner and has been with Ochsner since 2010. She has interest in taking care of newborns through adolescence and strives to take care of not only the physical needs of her patients but their emotional needs as well. Dr. FitzPatrick is married and has three children of her own.