About Us

A Patient Advocate needs extensive experience within the healthcare industry in order to function effectively. 


Katie Fitzgerald, Founder Of Golden Isles Patient Advocate, has over 25 years’ experience managing the daily operations of several medical practices and surgery centers. She has lived in Glynn County for 15 years and has had to opportunity to get to know the local providers and the health system, both from a management standpoint as well as a patient. Her medical leadership expertise focused on patient satisfaction, contracting with insurance carriers and attorneys and bringing new services to the community.

She has an extensive billing and collections background and thoroughly understands how health insurance works, specifically Medicare. Katie has a passion for helping patients understand the benefits of their insurance plan, and can help you select the plan that is just right for you!

Katie is a patient advocate, no longer representing physicians, corporations or insurance companies.

She is dedicated to only the best interests of her clients – the patient.