Dr. Mara Fiorentino

Psychiatry
Destin, FL
35 years experience female

Locations

Office

Destin, FL

Address

4507 Furling Lane, Suite 110, Destin, FL
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CHAMPUS

Medicaid

About

Bio

WWW.MaraFiorentinoMD.com Dr Mara Fiorentino graduated from University of Buenos Aires, trained as a child psychiatrist, and worked for the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Buenos Aires, Argentina before establishing in the United States in 1992. She specialized in adult and geriatric psychiatry at Bergen Regional Medical Center and in community psychiatry at Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons, and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. After working for the NYS Office of Mental Health for five years, practicing for Mt Sinai Services and Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, she relocated to sunny Destin, in Florida. Presently, she has a private practice and serves as child and adult psychiatrist.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Child Psychiatry

Psychiatry, Board Certified

Licenses

United States: Florida, New York

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

378 Answers
638 Agrees
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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35 years experience Psychiatry
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Jul 20, 2014
Dr Fiorentino has consistently shown thoughtful and useful advise to patients in her interactions. She is an expert in her field. I highly recommend her for your health care needs !
Jul 29, 2013
Dr Fiorentino is providing an excellent service to the public through Healthtap. She is knowledgeable & her responses are understandable & clear. I recommend Dr. Fiorentino.
Great physician, wonderful, hard working doctor that can be trusted with your problems.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Idk I've heard you could get more but yeah I would prefer concerta. how high can the dosage go on concerta bc I've tried 18 mg concerta?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Gracias x su respuesta yo estoy con tratamiento antidepresivo fluoxetina 2al día, clonazepan 1 en la noche, sulindaco 2 al dia, martesia 75
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Have been off seroquel Zoloft& risperdal cold turk. 16 mos Since psych left. Hanging tough & feel great.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

Bergen Regional Medical Center

Residency

Ministry of Health and Social Services - Buenos Aires, Argentina

Awards

Patients' Choice, Healthgrades
Columbia University- Associate Clinical Professor
2013-2014 Woman of the Year- National Association of Professional Women

Affiliations

Argentine-American Medical Society
Mount Sinai Services
State of New York Office of Mental Health
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