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To arrange for a consultation with Dr. Stone at our San Francisco clinic please call (415) 563-3110.

If you live outside the San Francisco Bay Area we offer a complimentary pre-appointment via telephone

An initial consultation at The Stone Clinic is thorough, with multiple people obtaining detailed and comprehensive information about your orthopedic history and issues. You should set aside 3 - 4 hours for this consultation. Find more information on what to expect during an appointment here

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You may also book physical therapy appointments by calling (415) 563-3110. 

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.
Research-Insights
I believe that no doctor should do anything to or put anything into a patient without knowing or studying the long-term outcome.
Mind-Labyrinth
When Serena Williams was penalized during the US Open, she turned her anger against her accuser—the umpire—rather than on her opponent. She lost. At the same event, when Roger Federer suffered from the high heat and humidity he couldn’t wait to get out of the poorly designed Arthur Ashe tennis stadium. He lost.
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.

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

A new treatment to replace the entire cartilage surface

Meniscus transplant and articular cartilage repair