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Robert I. Thompson-Stone, M.D.

Neurology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Child, Pediatric Neurology; Neurology

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2808

Fax: (585) 275-3683

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Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Thompson Stone is a pediatric neurologist and neuroimmunologist who specializes in the care of children with all neurological disorders as well as childen and adults with multiple sclerosis and related disorders (such as optic neurits, transverse myelitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, and neuromyelitis optica). 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 of 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 the founder and director of the University of Rochester Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis clinic, and is an active member of the adult Rochester Multiple Sclerosis Center.

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 Co-Director of the 3rd year medical student neurology clerkship. He also has a significant amount of teaching experience including as liason to neurologic education to the pediatrics residency, and instructor in the 2nd year medical student neuroscience course. He was awarded one of the Dean's Teaching Fellowships from 2012 - 2014, and has been involved in several educational projects and initiatives.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

2001
BS | SUNY Coll at Geneseo
Biology

2005
MD | New York Univ Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/30/2005 - 06/30/2006
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

07/01/2009 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

07/01/2010 - 06/30/2011
Residency in Neurology: Child Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

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Awards

2014
Leonard Tow 2014 Humanism in Medicine Award
Sponsor: Arnold P. Gold Foundation

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

2012 - 2013
Special Commendation for Third Year Medical Student Teaching
Location: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2012 - 2013
Outstanding Hospital Faculty Teaching Award: Pediatric and Medicine/Pediatric Residents
Location: University of Rochester Pediatrics Residency

2008 - Present
Arnold P. Gold: Humanism in Medicine Award
Sponsor: Arnold P. Hold Honor Society

2008 - 2009
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation
Sponsor: Strong Memorial Hospital

2005 - Present
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Member
Sponsor: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

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Publications

Journal Articles

1/2013
Goodman AD, Stone RT. "Enhancing neural transmission in multiple sclerosis (4-aminopyridine therapy)." Neurotherapeutics : the journal of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics.. 2013 Jan 0; 10(1):106-10.

2003
O'Donnell RW. Johnson DK. Ziegler LM. DiMattina AJ. Stone RI. Holland JA. "Endothelial NADPH Oxidase: Mechanism of Activation by Low-Density Lipoprotein." Endothelium. 2003; 10: 291-297.

2000
Goodwin LO, Karabinus DS, Schiliro D, Stone R, Miller R, Pergolizzi B. "CD34 Stem Cell Antigen Transcripts Present in Mature Sperm: Contribution in Sperm-Egg Adhesion and Fusion." Andrology. 2000; 21: 94.

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