Podiatrist Dr. Lee Firestone DPM

Dr. Lee E. Firestone

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 574 Ratings)
Chevy Chase, MD

(4.9 out of 5 based on 574 Ratings)
5530 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 945
Chevy Chase, MD
Phone: (301) 913-5225
Fax: (301) 913-9145

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Washington, DC (K Street)

(4.9 out of 5 based on 574 Ratings)
2021 K Street NW Suite 520
Washington, DC
Phone: (202) 223-4616
Fax: (202) 223-0740

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Dr. Firestone specializes in sports medicine and well as the surgical and non-surgical correction of foot and ankle disorders.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot surgery.  He is also board certified in sports medicine.

Dr. Firestone is an avid runner and competes in many local and regional races.  He has run multiple marathons, including Boston, NY, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Marine Corps.  He is an RRCA certified running coach with Montgomery County Road Runners (MCRRC) Experienced Marathon Program (XMP). He is master runner with the the MCRRC racing team.

Dr. Firestone was recognized by his peers and colleagues in the ‘Washingtonian Magazine’ as one of DC’s top sports medicine providers and as a top DC Podiatrist. He was also recognized by his fellow runners as best doctor by ‘Run Washington Magazine.’ Dr. Firestone has been practicing in the the Washington DC area since 1994.  He and his wife Sheryl live in Montgomery County with their 3 children.


Bachelors of Science, SUNY @ Stony Brook, 1988

Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, PA, 1992

Surgical residency training at The Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC, where he served as Chief Resident.

Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.

  1. Chevy Chase, MD

    (4.9 out of 5 based on 574 Ratings)
    5530 Wisconsin Avenue Suite 945
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815
    Phone: (301) 913-5225
    Fax: (301) 913-9145

    Dr. Lee E. Firestone's hours at Chevy Chase, MD:
    Tue7:30am - 4:30pm
    Thu7:30am - 4:30pm

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  2. Washington, DC (K Street)

    (4.9 out of 5 based on 574 Ratings)
    2021 K Street NW Suite 520
    Washington, DC 20006
    Phone: (202) 223-4616
    Fax: (202) 223-0740

    Dr. Lee E. Firestone's hours at Washington, DC (K Street):
    Mon7:30am - 4:30pm
    Wed7:30am - 4:30pm
    Fri7:30am - 4:30pm

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Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC ("FASMA") ​is in network with most major health insurance plans including, but not limited to, those listed below. If you don't see your insurance plan listed, it may have another name.  Please contact the customer service number on the back of your card to verify your specific coverage.  

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  1. Loved this experience. Came out knowing I would recommend Dr Firestone and his staff to colleagues and friends.

  2. I feel lucky to have found Dr Firestone to treat me. He is a good listener, [is] great at explaining prognosis and treatments, and at no moment you feel the pressure to rush into a surgery or treatment. He makes sure to be available at all times before/post surgery. His medical team is also great, they work with [you] to understand how insurance will work for you. Their attention to details about everything is fantastic.

  3. Dr. Firestone does an excellent job of explaining the medical and treatment issues to be addressed and in understandable, and when necessary, non-medical terminology. He puts the issues, options, and outcomes into proper perspective, and really helps to guide expectations to reality for both pre and post surgery. I’ve had two significant surgeries and his availability and support are really at the top of the scale. Dr. Firestone and his staff are REALLY GOOD and I highly recommend his organization.

  4. I will be back for the sheer atmosphere & professionalism [rendered] by all. Dr. Firestone was very informative of my condition & waiting to hear back from him . If I lived in D.C. I would be a client. I may have to fly back for that to happen, it would be worth it

  5. I have been dealing with foot problems for many years. Dr. Firestone was interested in my problems and truly wanted to solve them. I am pleased with my visit.

  6. Dr Firestone is [one] of a kind! Fantastic Dr.!

  7. Terrific visit as always with special thanks to Max for his infectious positive attitude and friendliness and professionalism.

  8. Best appointment ever and best news ever! Such a great doctor. He knew the problem immediately and solved it while I have been dealing with the problem and being sent here and there for nearly two years.

  9. Dr. Firestone is an incredible doctor, with the highly valuable combination of practice excellence and high level patient care. I have recommended him to a number of people. He’s a real gem!

  10. 100% pleased with Dr. Firestone & will recommend him to anyone needing excellent care.

  11. I absolutely have nothing negative to say about the staff or doctors. Dr. Firestone fixed a bunion that had been severely messed up in a previous surgery by a different doctor. Now I have had hammer toes fixed. Everything went wonderfully and I couldn’t be happier!

  12. Dr. Firestone is extremely attuned to the needs of his patients. It is a pleasure to interact with him.

  13. Dr. Firestone is wonderful to work with because he explains options for treatment along w/risks for each. He takes into consideration how treatment might affect my racing & training schedule & generally takes a keen interest in helping with any issue that is affecting my athletic pursuits. His knowledge about the impacts on the body of running long distance and ability to provide advice regarding details such as shoe choice are invaluable.

  14. Dr Firestone is caring and professional!

  15. I look forward to improvement in my condition because I believe in the doctor's expertise.

  16. Dr. Firestone and his staff are very professional and helpful. They provide complete explanations for procedures and answer all my questions clearly. [...]

  17. [...] Dr. Firestone is very committed to making the best fit [of orthotics] possible.

  18. Dr. Firestone is a caring, gentle, communicative, respectful doctor. He has the inclination to explain fully a procedure on the phone and, again, in the office. A wonderful manner.

  19. Dr. Firestone is the best

  20. Lee is fantastic and I am lucky to have him as a medical professional in my life.