Dr. Scott Firestone is a psychiatrist practicing in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Firestone is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Firestone diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Firestone may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Firestone treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
University of Miami
Univ of Miami Sch of Med, Miami Fl 1987
University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine 1987
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Psychiatry
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Geriatric Psychiatry- 1991
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Academic Lecturing -
- Atlanta Super Doctors 2012
- Bipolar Disorder
- Adjustment Disorder
- Member Emory Healthcare Network Physician
- Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Psychiatry
- Emory University Affiliated Hospitals
- EMORY HEALTHCARE
- Emory University
- Emory University
Professional Society Memberships
- Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
What do you attribute your success to?
His Caring Personality
- Emory University Hospital
Dr. Scott Firestone MD's Practice location
Atlanta, Georgia 30308Get Direction
ATLANTA, GA 30322Get Direction
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- Treatments for Binge Eating Disorder
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- How Can I Treat Anxiety at Home?
Understanding AnxietyAnxiety attacks are difficult to control without the help of a therapist. But by learning and educating oneself about anxiety may help to prevent it. Anxiety is an excessive reaction to a stressful situation, which brings in trembling, a choking feeling, pain in the heart...
- How Is Insomnia Diagnosed?
Insomnia is the inability to sleep that people of all ages can experience. It may be caused by a wide range of factors including physical discomfort or psychological problems. There is a direct relationship between insomnia and psychosocial factors. Factors such as increased age, conflicts with...
- What Causes ADHD?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurological/behavioral disorder that affects a person's ability to control one's behavior. The real cause of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is unknown, although numerous factors are thought to be responsible. GeneticsPeople...
- Treatment Options for Depression and Anxiety
Anxiety and depression are similar conditions that develop when neurotransmitters, like serotonin, are not as effective. Low serotonin levels, as well as dopamine and epinephrine levels, play an important role in the development of both anxiety and depression. Since both conditions affect the same...
- What are the Causes and Symptoms of Bulimia?
Bulimia is an eating disorder that causes an individual to consume large amounts of food within a small period of time. After the binge is over, the individual purges to get rid of the unhealthy amount of food he or she consumed. Some methods that an individual may opt for to compensate for the...
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