Dr. Marvin Frogel brings his distinguished psychiatric practice to the Lowcountry

Since 2011, Dr. Frogel has been serving the needs of individuals and couples in Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort and surrounding communities.  He uses talk therapy and medication therapy, together and separately, helping patients relieve a variety of emotional and mental disturbances. Dr. Frogel refined this approach, a specialty in the healing art of medicine, through his work with renowned leaders in the field, his years of experience treating patients, and his training of other healing professionals.

Dr. Frogel was trained by some of the foremost psychoanalytic thinkers and psychotherapeutic practitioners in American Psychiatry. He also worked with the renowned psychopharmacologist, Dr. Donald Klein, now Emeritus of Columbia University.


Zucker Hillside Hospital, Chief Resident, Glen Oaks, New York (now North Shore/LIJ Hospital System, Hofstra University School of Medicine)

University of Geneva, Switzerland, Faculty of Medicine, M.D., with honors

Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, BA, Cum Laude

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Practice and Teaching

Upon finishing his residency, Dr. Frogel established a private practice in Great Neck, New York.  He continued to practice there until 2011 when he relocated to Hilton Head Island.  

Dr. Frogel, a highly acclaimed teacher, has trained young psychiatrists and Internal Medical Residents how to listen to what their patients are saying in order to understand what they mean. Most critically, he has instilled in his students the understanding that they need to be available to those whom they treat outside of the office visits by phone or email.  

The approach to his practice and his teaching all result from his underlying philosophy that being an effective psychiatrist entails taking responsibility for a patient’s overall wellbeing.


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