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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Marino is a native New Yorker. He attended undergraduate school at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts graduating Cum Laude before attending graduate school at The Ohio State University where he worked on a Masters degree in Microbiology before attending medical school in New York. He graduated from the N.Y. College of Podiatric Medicine with Cum Laude honors and completed his foot and ankle surgical residency in 1988. He then moved out to California and began practice on August 10, 1988. Dr. Marino is double Board Certified. He is certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery as well as the American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine where he holds a life time certification. His skills include all facets of Foot and Ankle medicine, surgery, and sports medicine with particular expertise in ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY of the foot and ankle along with cutting edge LASER TREATMENT for fungal problems of the nails and ULTRASONIC SHOCKWAVE TREATMENT for recalcitrant heel pain and plantar fasciitis. He is a medical and surgical consultant for a number of worker's compensation insurance companies and is a Qualified Medical Examiner for the State of California. Dr. Marino has offices in San Francisco, Novato, and Sacramento. In his treatment of his patients, Dr. Marino attempts to take a caring, conservative approach whenever possible. Surgery is always a last resort. The patient's goals are foremost in helping to establish a plan of care. He believes in treating his patients as if they were family. Dr. Marino is married with 2 teenage children. He commutes to all three offices in an attempt to help as many people as possible.
Verified Patient Reviews
Great experience with Dr Marino. He took extra time to get the right diagnosis and shared his strategy for treatment. As a runner/athlete, I really appreciated that.
Dr. Marino and his staff are the best! My visit was quick and easy. Very professional staff and the office location was great here in the city. Thank you!
Easy to talk with - very practical and inderstanding of how an athlete wants to recover from injury ??
Very confident Dr. Marino knows what he is doing! Took time to explain in layman's terms without a lot of medical jargon. Felt at ease & look forward to being treated very soon.
He had great bed side manner and was very knowledgeable.
Great appointment, answered all my questions.
We were late to the appt 15 mins the Dr. took us in within 5 mins. Told us that we were late that he only had 10 mins before he was leaving. I apologized but he was arrogant took us in the rm ask my mom why we were there I told him she has a problem with her foot. My mom was in her wheel chair. I told him her problems and procedures she had done in the last 4 months and all he said was I needed to take her to the E.R. I told him we have been there so many times that haven't done nothing for her. Then he said she needed to be seen by wound care and gave me an address for one in Daily City. That was the end of her appt. Never look or examed her foot or asked what he could do for her. I would never refer him to anyone.
Very nice office and helpful staff. Dr.Marino was extremely attentive and explained all details about my condition & upcoming surgery and answered all of our questions.
The doctor was very friendly and explained everything. I liked the fact that he did not rush to do a costly,painful procedure ,rather , he urged me to continue soaking and wait to see if it would improve. I will return to him if my condition doesn't improve.
He got me in right away, and was very thorough. It never felt rushed and I could tell he really knew his stuff.
I have always enjoyed my visits with Dr. Marino. He is thorough, efficient, knowledgeable, and kind. His office staff is professional as well. So happy to be a patient of Dr. Marino!
Very efficient and friendly office staff, and Dr. Marino was wonderful. I felt that he really took time and listened to me. Highly recommended!
The doctor was very professional, but also very friendly and personable. His advice was sound and reasonable. ZocDoc facilitated this visit extremely well. He answered my questions.
He helped me determine the problem with my foot and discuss various solutions. I appreciated that he took the time to discuss it with me in detail.
Dr. Marino was very attentive to how I described my foot trauma. Very quickly ascertained the problem and prognosis. I would highly recommend Dr. Marino to anyone dealing with an injury or other related issues to their feet.
It was better than I expected.