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Robert Thompson Stone, M.D.

Robert Thompson Stone, M.D.

Neurology, Pediatrics, Child Neurology

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Locations

Epilepsy Center

919 Westfall Road, Suite 220
Rochester, NY 14618

About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Thompson Stone is a pediatric neurologist who cares for children with all neurological disorders. In addition, he has special expertise in caring for (1) children with immune conditions affecting the neurologic system (multiple sclerosis and related demyelinating disorders), (2) children with i...
Dr. Thompson Stone is a pediatric neurologist who cares for children with all neurological disorders. In addition, he has special expertise in caring for (1) children with immune conditions affecting the neurologic system (multiple sclerosis and related demyelinating disorders), (2) children with inherited disorders of white matter (leukodystrophy), and (3) treatment of neurologic symptoms in children diagnosed with brain tumors. He currently serves as Director of the Pediatric Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Program and Director of the UR Leukodystrophy Care Center.

He went to medical school at New York University School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society member). He went on to study adult and child neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and graduated from residency in June 2011. Since then he has been been on faculty at the University of Rochester in the departments of Neurology and Pediatrics.

Dr. Thompson Stone is highly active in medical education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He serves as Director of the Child Neurology Residency Program, and Director of the medical student neurology clerkship. He has a significant amount of teaching experience, and was awarded one of the Dean's Teaching Fellowships from 2012 - 2014. In addition, he has developed specific expertise in the area of diversity and inclusion leadership, completing the University of Rochester Inclusive Climate Leadership from 2018-2020. He is Director of the PreDoc program at the University that is a 2?year longitudinal experience with the goal of promoting exposure and interest in academic clinical medicine among high school and college level students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in medicine.

Certified Specialties

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Neurology, Child Neurology (SMD)

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Residency, Resident, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2010 - 2011

Residency, Resident, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2009 - 2010

Residency, Resident, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2006 - 2009

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine GME. 2005 - 2006

Education

MD | New York University School of Medicine. 2005

Awards

American Academy of Neurology 2022 Clerkship Director Teaching Award. 2022

Harry L. Segal Prize for Excellence in Third Year Teaching. 2021

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. 2021

Special Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching. 2020

Special Teaching Commendation for Excellence in Third Year Teaching. 2019

AAN A.B. Baker Section of Neurologic Educators: Teacher Recognition National Honor Roll. 2016

Leonard Tow 2014 Humanism in Medicine Award. 2014

Drs. Irving & Nan Kaufman Prize for Excellence in Third Year Medical Student Teaching. 2013 - 2014

Special Commendation for Third Year Medical Student Teaching. 2012 - 2013

Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award: Pediatric and Medicine/Pediatric Residents. 2012 - 2013

Arnold P. Gold: Humanism in Medicine Award. 2008

Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation. 2008 - 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Member. 2005

Publications

Journal Articles

Low Psychosine in Krabbe Disease with Onset in Late Infancy: A Case Report.

Corre CS, Matern D, Pellegrino JE, Saavedra-Matiz CA, Orsini JJ, Thompson-Stone R

International journal of neonatal screening.. 2021 May 287 (2)Epub 05/28/2021.

Consensus recommendations for the classification and long-term follow up of infants who screen positive for Krabbe Disease.

Thompson-Stone R, Ream MA, Gelb M, Matern D, Orsini JJ, Levy PA, Rubin JP, Wenger DA, Burton BK, Escolar ML, Kurtzberg J

Molecular genetics and metabolism.. 2021 April 3 Epub 04/03/2021.

Triad of hypovitaminosis A, hyperostosis, and optic neuropathy in males with autism spectrum disorders.

Godfrey D, Stone RT, Lee M, Chitnis T, Santoro JD

Nutritional neuroscience.. 2021 March 5 :1-7. Epub 03/05/2021.

Natural history of brain lesions in X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy: On-again, off-again.

Thompson Stone R, van Haren K

Neurology.. 2020 June 1 Epub 06/01/2020.

Education Research: The Narrative Evaluation Quality Instrument: Development of a tool to assess the assessor.

Kelly MS, Mooney CJ, Rosati JF, Braun MK, Thompson Stone R

Neurology.. 2020 January 1494 (2):91-95. Epub 1900 01 01.

Oligoclonal bands increase the specificity of MRI criteria to predict multiple sclerosis in children with radiologically isolated syndrome.

Makhani N, Lebrun C, Siva A, Narula S, Wassmer E, Brassat D, Brenton JN, Cabre P, Carra Dallière C, de Seze J, Durand Dubief F, Inglese M, Langille M, Mathey G, Neuteboom RF, Pelletier J, Pohl D, Reich DS, Ignacio Rojas J, Shabanova V, Shapiro ED, Stone RT, Tenembaum S, Tintoré M, Uygunoglu U, Vargas W, Venkateswaren S, Vermersch P, Kantarci O, Okuda DT, Pelletier D,

Multiple sclerosis journal - experimental, translational and clinical.. 2019 5 (1):2055217319836664. Epub 03/20/2019.

Author response: Education Research: Positive effect of scheduled faculty modeling on clerkship student bedside skills exposure and learning.

Thompson Stone R, Tollefson T, Epstein R, Jozefowicz RF, Mink JW

Neurology.. 2017 November 789 (19):2023. Epub 1900 01 01.

Numerical versus narrative: A comparison between methods to measure medical student performance during clinical clerkships.

Bartels J, Mooney CJ, Stone RT

Medical teacher.. 2017 November 39 (11):1154-1158. Epub 08/28/2017.

Radiologically isolated syndrome in children: Clinical and radiologic outcomes.

Makhani N, Lebrun C, Siva A, Brassat D, Carra Dallière C, de Seze J, Du W, Durand Dubief F, Kantarci O, Langille M, Narula S, Pelletier J, Rojas JI, Shapiro ED, Stone RT, Tintoré M, Uygunoglu U, Vermersch P, Wassmer E, Okuda DT, Pelletier D

Neurology® neuroimmunology & neuroinflammation.. 2017 November 4 (6):e395. Epub 09/25/2017.

Biallelic mutations in the homeodomain of NKX6-2 underlie a severe hypomyelinating leukodystrophy.

Dorboz I, Aiello C, Simons C, Stone RT, Niceta M, Elmaleh M, Abuawad M, Doummar D, Bruselles A, Wolf NI, Travaglini L, Boespflug-Tanguy O, Tartaglia M, Vanderver A, Rodriguez D, Bertini E

Brain : a journal of neurology.. 2017 October 1140 (10):2550-2556. Epub 1900 01 01.

Education Research: Positive effect of scheduled faculty modeling on clerkship student bedside skills exposure and learning.

Thompson Stone R, Tollefson T, Epstein R, Jozefowicz RF, Mink JW

Neurology.. 2017 June 1388 (24):e236-e239. Epub 1900 01 01.

Formal faculty observation and assessment of bedside skills for 3rd-year neurology clerks.

Thompson Stone R, Mooney C, Wexler E, Mink J, Post J, Jozefowicz RF

Neurology.. 2016 November 2287 (21):2266-2270. Epub 10/21/2016.

Enhancing neural transmission in multiple sclerosis (4-aminopyridine therapy).

Goodman AD, Stone RT

Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics.. 2013 January 10 (1):106-10. Epub 1900 01 01.

Endothelial NADPH Oxidase: Mechanism of Activation by Low-Density Lipoprotein.

O'Donnell RW. Johnson DK. Ziegler LM. DiMattina AJ. Stone RI. Holland JA.

Endothelium. 2003; 10: 291-297.

CD34 Stem Cell Antigen Transcripts Present in Mature Sperm: Contribution in Sperm-Egg Adhesion and Fusion.

Goodwin LO, Karabinus DS, Schiliro D, Stone R, Miller R, Pergolizzi B.

Andrology. 2000; 21: 94.

Books

Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System and Their Mimics: A case-based clinical guide: ROHHAD. (2017)

Authors: Benson L, Thompson Stone R, Lotze T

Publisher: Springer 2017

Pediatric Demyelinating Diseases of the Central Nervous System and Their Mimics: A case-based clinical guide: Breakthrough Multiple Sclerosis. (2017)

Authors: Bhise V, Thompson Stone R

Publisher: Springer 2017

Principles and Practice Of Pediatric Infectious Disease 4th edition: Neurologic Symptom Complexes. (2016)

Authors: Weinberg G, Thompson Stone R.

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone 2016

Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology 6th Edition: Bacterial Infections of the CNS. (2016)

Authors: Weinberg G, Thompson Stone R

Publisher: Elsevier Saunders 2016

Neurology in Practice: Multiple Sclerosis and CNS Neuroimmunologic Disorders (2012)

Chapter: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Authors: Thompson Stone R, Banwell B

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Ltd 2012

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