Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 83


Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in San Mateo, CA and has over 58 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine in 1964. He is affiliated with Sequoia Hospital. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD

Associates In Neuropsychiatry

1700 S El Camino Real Ste 408 San Mateo, CA 94402
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Firestone's conditions and procedures:

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Marvin Firestone, MD-JD beware.
Well-connected & with good motives but very DIFFICULT to work with & OVER-BILLS repeatedly & very SLOPPY & with ERRORS galore (even on a key final settlement letter to my Judge)…thank goodness my mom was an English teacher who taught me to review all & edit as a kid. He did his best on an already nearly done deal, but clearly his 85 or so years is showing. Younger Docs now suddenly on his webpage? A bad sign. Sad, as he IS the firm, it will likely IMPLODE without him. Tells jokes & stories & CHARGES you $650./hr for them as well…omg! He & his billing have to be supervised closely. He can be mean & spiteful & gets offended so easily, a sign of a fragile ego & narcissist. Look around. Caveat emptor, let the buyer BEWARE.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
SF Guy – Jun 12, 2022
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Dr. Firestone is in San Mateo, CA. He's brilliant, hardworking, well educated, highly professional and experienced in legal work, psychology and more. He's well published, fast, totally supportive, does what he says, and he's all there for you. He also has a terrific and supportive staff, and a comfortable office with parking and easy access. I feel very lucky that he accepted me as a client.
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Sep 11, 2019
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I was a patient of Dr. Firestone when he was practicing in Boulder, CO I was very young and it was a difficult time for me, my first time seeking psychological help. Dr. Firestone appeared helpful and concerned, but failed to maintain a good rapport and was easily frustrated by my shyness and difficulty in expressing myself. He also took a call from my father (who was paying for my visits, but I was over 18 ) and violated my trust by discussing w/Dad family dynamics & private information of me.
What went well
  • Office environment
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
Julie in Boulder, CO – Aug 17, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Firestone is a general psychiatrist, board-certified in forensic psychiatry. His interest and experience include general psychiatry and neuropsychiatry;...Read more


  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications


Walter Reed Genl Hospital
Residency Hospital
Madigan Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Madigan Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
Temple University School of Medicine
Medical School
Penn State University
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Thai


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What are Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Firestone frequently treats Family Psychotherapy, Marital Therapy, and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Firestone treats.

Where is Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD's office located?

Dr. Firestone's office is located at 1700 S El Camino Real Ste 408, San Mateo, CA 94402. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Marvin Firestone, MD speak?

Dr. Firestone speaks Thai and English. View profile to see all.

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Associates In Neuropsychiatry

Associates In Neuropsychiatry1700 S El Camino Real Ste 408 San Mateo, CA 94402

Affiliated Hospitals

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Sequoia Hospital

Redwood City, CA

79% Patients that would definitely recommend, 9% higher than the national average

5 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022)