T. Shawn Fitzgerald, PA-C

T. Shawn Fitzgerald, PA-C

Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine


Shawn was Dr. Esposito’s physician assistant from 2002-2013. He became Dr. Messina’s Physician’s Assistant upon Dr. Esposito’s retirement in January 2014.

In his leisure time, Shawn enjoys water sports and competes in triathlons. He and his wife, Kerry, have 3 children.


· B.A., Sports Medicine, Catawba College
· B.S., Physician Assistant Studies, Marywood University


· Catawba College Athletic Training Hall of Fame – 2016

Professional Memberships

· Coastal Cape Fear Orthopedic Society
· New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society
· National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
· North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
· North Carolina Medical Society