Dr. Stone is an orthopaedic surgeon at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco who specializes in sports medicine with a special interest in knee and shoulder injuries. He was educated at Harvard College and earned his M.D. at the University of North Carolina. He trained in Internal Medicine at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital, General Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery at the Harvard University Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, a Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine Fellowship and a visiting Research Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Stone is Chairman of The Stone Research Foundation, a public non profit entity dedicated focused on biologic joint replacement.
He received the Albert Trillat Young Investigator’s Award from the International Society of the Knee, the Cabaud Award from AOSSM, the Resident’s Essay Award from AANA, and approximately 50 U.S. patents. He has been the principle investigator on three N.I.H. grants.
Dr. Stone is the inventor of the CMI (Menaflex) and co-founder of ReGen Biologics, Inc., a medical device company that produced the first collagen scaffold for meniscus regeneration; founder and principle scientist of CrossCart, Inc., now Aperion Biologics Inc. a medical device company that removes the antigens from pig tissues to make pig ligaments, bone, and cartilage available for human use; and founder of Joint Juice, Inc., a producer of a glucosamine-enriched beverage and Rescue Reel Inc. the first personal escape device for high rise builidings.