MARVIN FIRESTONE, JD, MD is a
Neuropsychiatrist certified by the American Boards of Psychiatry and Neurology
(with Added Qualification in Geriatric Psychiatry-1995), Forensic
Psychiatry, and Legal Medicine and has served as Examiner for the American Board
of Forensic Psychiatry. He is a frequent lecturer at national legal medicine
conferences and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters,
including articles on assessment of brain injury and malingering, and book
chapters on Psychiatric Patients and Forensic Psychiatry in Legal
Medicine (Mosby) and on Neuropsychiatric Assessments in Head and Neck
Injury Handbook (Shepard's McGraw Hill),and on Personal Injury Assessments
in Textbook of Forensic Psychiatry (
Dr. Firestone holds a medical degree from
He is Past President of the Northern California Psychiatric Society, the District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association. He is Past President of the San Mateo Psychiatric Society and the Board of Directors of the San Mateo County Medical Assocation, a component of the California Medical Association. He is Medical Director of the Neuropsychiatric Head Injury and Dementia Evaluation Services at
Dr. Firestone provides medical-legal consultation and neuropsychiatric evaluations for the Courts and the legal community and has served as expert witness on numerous cases involving head injuries and post-traumatic stress syndromes, conservatorship needs, testamentary capacity and mental competency in civil, probate and criminal matters.
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