Dr. Thomas W. Stone, MD

Dr. Thomas W. Stone, MD

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Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Care Philosophy

Our Mission is to provide the best possible care to any patient with a disorder of the retina, macula or vitreous in a compassionate, personalized, and timely manner. We will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art mix of diagnostic, and medical and surgical treatment services, through a network of offices convenient for our referring doctors and patients. We will strive to provide the most compassionate care for all patients. We will dedicate ourselves to the future of our profession by training the nation's top new retinal surgeons, and by engaging in meaningful, cutting-edge research.Read more

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Thomas Stone, M.D. Dr. Stone has been taking care of retina patients in Kentucky since 2002. After residency and chief...Read more

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Thomas Stone, M.D.

Dr. Stone has been taking care of retina patients in Kentucky since 2002. After residency and chief residency at Duke, he did his vitreoretinal fellowship at Emory University. He has been at Retina Associates of Kentucky since then. He is also an invited speaker at numerous national meetings, and is the Editor of the PAT Survey, a survey of the worldwide retina community sponsored by the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He has published numerous articles and often presents his research at national meetings. His clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetes, uveitis and retinal detachment. He and his partners are engaged in cutting edge research on many retinal diseases, including wet and dry macular degeneration, histoplasmosis and diabetes. The work he is presenting today comes from his work with the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, or DRCR.

Training:

Undergraduate BS: Dartmouth College, Magna Cum Laude 

Medical School MD: University of Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude 

Residency: Duke University Eye Center,

Chief Resident  Fellowship: Emory University Eye Center, Vitreoretinal Disease 

Dr. Stone's Care Philosophy

Our Mission is to provide the best possible care to any patient with a disorder of the retina, macula or vitreous in a compassionate, personalized, and timely manner.

We will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art mix of diagnostic, and medical and surgical treatment services, through a network of offices convenient for our referring doctors and patients.  We will strive to provide the most compassionate care for all patients.  We will dedicate ourselves to the future of our profession by training the nation's top new retinal surgeons, and by engaging in meaningful, cutting-edge research.

Dr. Stone says...

Retina Associates of Kentucky's renowned physicians and highly trained, caring staff diagnose and treat many retina disorders, with specialization in retina detachments, macular degeneration, diabetes-related conditions, floaters, histoplasmosis and uveitis.

Dr. Stone's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    U OF BUFFALO SUNY SCH OF MED & BIOMEDICAL SCI

    Graduated in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Duke University Hospital

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinal Diseases

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery