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July 11th, 2018
Dr. Stone gives the nation running tips on how to avoid pain while protecting your joints.
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a Dallas Mavericks community.
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage replacement strategies." Dr. Stone featured in the Healthcare issue of Vox Magazine.
October 30th, 2014
Dr. Stone talks passionately about biologic knee replacements and more on ESPN radio: How to avoid bone on bone cartilage damage, how to repair it if you already have it and how to prevent Injuries. His interview begins at 30:39.
August 6th, 2014
A story about Stone Clinic Bioknee patient, Elizabeth Thorstenson. Years without a meniscus had led to arthritis, meaning that at 39-years old she could barely walk without pain, let alone run or play with her kids."Both Stone and Thorstenson expect her to be back at full activity after the six-month recovery, a huge victory after being told she wouldn’t get better so many times."
April 22nd, 2014
A major triumph for a company founded by Kevin R. Stone, M.D. The Z-Lig™ is the first engineered biologic device for treatment of revision and multiligament anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) knee reconstruction to be granted a CE Mark or to be approved anywhere worldwide.
April 4th, 2014
The Stone Clinic's BioKnee procedure features in an article about unique procedures performed in ambulatory surgery centers.
March 11th, 2014
Dr. Stone contributes to an article about how sensors and apps will soon allow accurate, real time monitoring of patient outcomes.
January 27th, 2014
We're delighted to announce that Dr. Kevin Stone has once again been included in the annual list of best ambulatory surgery center physicians. Dr. Stone has been recognized not just for his clinical expertise but also for his vision and leadership in providing transformative outpatient solutions for same day surgical care.
January 15th, 2014
Kevin Stone M.D. responded to a request from OTW to comment on the recent sham knee surgery study out of Finland. Here is what he had to say.
December 1st, 2013
What can you do if you’ve been diagnosed with arthritis but told to wait for a knee replacement? Is it possible to avoid a knee replacement altogether? The answer is: you can do plenty. Advancements in modern medicine mean that it is possible to rebuild a knee joint with biologic tissues rather than artificial materials to help relieve pain immediately and delay or even avoid the time in which an artificial joint replacement is necessary. Dr. Kevin Stone lists some dos and don'ts for how to avoid an artificial knee replacement.
August 9th, 2012
The San Francisco Surgery Center (SFSC) acquired the world's first MAKOplasty robots for partial joint replacements in an outpatient surgery center. Jeff Wong, SFSC's Administrator, and orthopedic surgeon, Kevin R. Stone MD, discuss the benefits and challenges of incorporating this technology into a surgery center and where they believe robotics is headed.
December 13th, 2010
Dec 2010 - Becker's Hospital Review. Knee surgeons were selected based on awards they received from major organizations in the field, leadership in those organizations, work on professional publications and positions of service at hospitals and surgery centers.
February 8th, 2012
ABC Bay Area News reports on meniscus transplants performed at The Stone Clinic
May 21st, 2010
News program examines the results of Dr. Stone's paste grafting technique by highlighting the rapid recovery times of Stone Clinic paste grafting patients
February 1st, 2010
CBS News - BioKnee feature. Articular Cartilage Regeneration at the Stone Clinic: "Beautiful Science"
January 1st, 2010
When a physical therapist adopts the motto "Fitter, Faster and Stronger," they have a lot to live up to—especially when applying said motto to a world champion freestyle skier, a professional dancer, a collegiate athlete, as well as the grandmother who wants to return to gardening and playing with her grandchildren.
September 1st, 2009
Meniscus tears are among the most common injuries encountered by athletes. With advancements in medicine, this injury is no longer a declaration that your playing days are over.
November 20th, 2009
Becker's ASC Review includes Kevin R. Stone, M.D as one of the 25 knee surgeons to know in USA
April 6th, 2009
Stone Clinic patient Jodi Lom tells her successful story of biologic joint replacement procedure.
July 1st, 2008
Laura Keller MPT explains the challenges of rehabilitation for extreme athletes. “In more conventional sports like basketball, a player may suffer just an isolated anterior cruciate ligament injury or meniscal injury,” Keller explains, “but an extreme athlete is more likely to suffer the ‘terrible triad’ of the ACL, MCL, and medial meniscus. Some extreme athletes even experience a full knee dislocation, where all the ligaments of the entire knee are torn.”
October 29th, 2006
The New York Times showcases the most advanced treatment for knees, featuring Dr. Stone’s articular cartilage paste grafting and meniscus allograft transplantation. Stone Clinic patients discuss their ability to return to sports quickly after successful treatment.
August 6th, 2006
This medical industry journal showcases Dr. Stone’s research and findings on specific rehabilitation techniques to produce superior results for patients.
March 9th, 2006
Respected consumer medical news outlet says of articular cartilage paste grafting that the “Technique Offers Long-Lasting Pain Relief, Delays Knee Replacement Surgery.”
January 1st, 2006
This medical-industry newsletter evaluates Dr. Stone’s research on meniscus sizing and states, “Considering such variables could offer tissue banks and surgeons a faster, cost-effective method for determining meniscal sizing compared to imaging techniques."
June 3rd, 2005
ESPN highlights the relevance of Dr. Stone's articular cartilage treatment to knee injuries, especially for pro athletes.
Fix a meniscus to avoid arthritis
A recent study suggested that meniscus surgery doesn't help. Studies can be misleading. Even small losses of meniscus tissue lead to big changes in force concentration on the tibia (shin bone) and eventually arthritis.
Mind, Body, Gut Connection
Gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free…all these variations of diets originally designed to address irritable bowels are exploding—apparently, because people’s bowels are now explosive. Celiac, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome, and their relatives are being diagnosed more frequently than ever. As a society, Americans are becoming both more mindful and more stressed. Could these be linked through the gut?
Ski Injury
Top skier breaks her leg. Doctor fixes it, gives her narcotics, and sends her home. She’s told to come back in two weeks for a checkup and have the rod taken out in a year. Doctor moves on to the next patient. What is wrong with this picture?
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
July 11th, 2018
Dr. Stone gives the nation running tips on how to avoid pain while protecting your joints.
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.

Kevin R. Stone · Jonathan R. Pelsis · Scott T. Surrette · Ann W. Walgenbach · Thomas J. Turek 

Stone, K.R., Pelsis J.R., Adelson W.S., Walgenbach, A.W. 2010.

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, T.J. Turek, A. Freyer, and M.D. Hill. 2006.