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About Us

The very best in orthopedic care

We are dedicated to optimal outcomes for all patients, and especially interested in returning high performance athletes, whether professional or enthusiastic amateurs, to optimal condition and outcomes. We accept no compromise in function due to age or injury.


Meet Dr. Stone

Pioneering surgeon and inventor Dr. Kevin Stone leads the clinical and research practices, and teaches biologic and robotic techniques to doctors from around the world.

Meet your treatment team

Each person on our team is hand selected for dedication, training, accuracy and joy in their work.

The Stone Research Foundation

We partner to ask and answer big questions around healing people’s bones, joints, ligaments and muscles. Learn more about what we’re working on now and get past research results.

Press pieces related to the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, specializing in Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Stone’s pioneering techniques are often featured on TV, in newspapers, magazines, and orthopedic trade publications. See a selection of these reports.

Media pieces related to the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, specializing in Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Stone is a frequent speakers and commentators on orthopedic techniques and more. Dr. Stone has presented at conferences diverse as TED and TEDMED, as well as at specialty events, and pens a regular column for the San Francisco Examiner. Contact the Stone Clinic for a quote or to invite either of them to speak or teach.

The blog for the Stone Clinic in San Francisco, specializing in Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Stone and the staff are prolific writers. His weekly column in the San Francisco examiner and blogs address topics in optimizing performance and joint function, healing and rehabilitation. Read recent entries.

Why choose the Stone Clinic for joint healing and orthopedic surgery?

There are at least 25 reasons! We've summarized a few here. Read more.

Find a Stone trained physical therapist

The Stone Clinic has trained many physical therapists (PTs) around the world in the post-operative protocols required for our biologic and robotic joint replacements.

The Stone Clinic Method includes: 

  • Whole person healing
  • Rehab protocols for biologic procedures
  • Rehab protocols for robotic-assisted joint replacement procedures¬†

If you are coming from out of town, find out if there is Stone trained PT near you.

Or, you would like to work with your own PT, we also offer a free online course in the Stone Clinic Method, should they be interested in taking advantage of that. 


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American College of Sports Medicine