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Get a complimentary evaluation from us without having to travel to the Bay Area! Call us to set up a phone consultation (415) 563-3110. For US patients who live outside the San Francisco Bay Area and for international patients who live outside the USA, we offer a complimentary, remote consultation service. If you send us your recent imagery and surgical notes, Dr. Stone will be able to evaluate your case without you having to travel to see us. Dr. Stone will be able to talk on the phone or Skype with you to discuss possible options. Please go to our website for clear instructions on what to send us and how to get it to us. Our Patient Coordinator will help you through this process and can answer any questions you have.

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