Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Florida
Dr. Stone joined the faculty of the University of Florida College of Medicine in 1988. His clinical area of expertise has been and continues to be gynecologic surgery. He maintains a long-standing membership in the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and the American Urogynecology Society. His academic focus has been in the areas of teaching for which he has been recognized with the Hippocratic Award for Teaching Excellence and the Clinical Sciences Teacher of the Year Award.
Dr. Stone completed medical school training at the University of Virginia. His residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center was followed by completion of the McMurtry Fellowship Training in pelvic surgery at the University of Louisville. Prior to joining the University of Florida, Dr. Stone served in the United States Army as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Surgery at the Nurenberg, Germany MEDDAC. He was Chief of Gynecologic Surgery at Madigan Army Medical Center. Upon joining the University of Florida, Dr. Stone maintained his military affiliation in the Reserves and was deployed for Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He retired as a Colonel with 32 years of service. At the University of Florida he served as Gynecology Division Director until 1995, when he assumed the chairmanship of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology until 2007, when his focus altered with concerns about the status of women in underdeveloped countries. In 2007 he served six months with Doctors Without Borders in West Africa. He continues to participate in international medical health care outreach programs through the University of Florida College of Medicine programs in Latin America, and as a spokesperson for Doctors Without Borders.