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Surgical procedures

Surgery in action

Dr. Kevin R. Stone demonstrates and explains his surgical techniques. Watch with caution, these videos contain graphic images of surgery.

Stone Clinic Medial Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

This video demonstrates a medial meniscus allograft transplantation using the three-tunnel technique. For more information, please visit www.stoneclinic.com

Makoplasty - Partial Knee Replacement

Surgery In Action: Knee

Dr. Kevin R. Stone performs knee surgery, explaining surgical techniques for procedures such as meniscus allograft transplantation, partial knee replacement, articular cartilage paste graft and allograft ACL reconstruction.

Meniscus Allograft Transplantation in Athletes: An Alternative to Arthroplasty?

Knee Dislocation: ACL Reconstruction - PCL Reconstruction

This patient suffered a knee dislocation with an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture, a posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (PCL), and a postero-lateral corner injury. All were reconstructed simultaneosly. Please see the related video titled: postero-lateral corner reconstrucion.

Revision Medial Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

This video demonstrates a revision meniscus transplantation in a 33 year old patient. For more information, visit www.stoneclinic.com

Stone Clinic Medial Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

This video demonstrates a medial meniscus allograft transplantation using the three-tunnel technique. For more information, please visit www.stoneclinic.com

Stone Clinic Meniscus Allograft Recommendations

This video goes over some important information about the presentation and preparation of the meniscus allograft, highlighting the essential tissue that must be left on the allograft for a secure attachment inside of the joint.

Stone Clinic Lateral Meniscus Allograft Transplantation

This video demonstrates a lateral meniscus allograft transplantation using the three-tunnel technique. For more information, please visit www.stoneclinic.com

Allograft ACL Reconstruction

Allograft bone patellar bone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the arthroscopic three portal technique.

Knee Dislocation (part 2 of 2) Posterior Lateral Corner Reconstruction

Allograft reconstruction of a posterior corner injury.

Articular Cartilage Paste Graft Surgical Technique

Knee Dislocation (part 1 of 2) PCL & ACL Reconstruction

This patient suffered a knee dislocation with rupture of his pcl, partial rupture of his acl and a posterolateral corner injury. All three were surgically repair in one procedure.

Makoplasty - Partial Knee Replacement

Surgery in Action: Ankle

Dr. Stone performs surgery of the ankle including percutaneous achilles tendon repair.

Rupture of Achilles Tendon Repair - Percutaneous Achilles Tendon Surgical Procedure

Rupture of Achilles Tendon repaired using minimally-invasive percutaneous achilles tendon surgery at The Stone Clinic in San Francisco

Fix a meniscus to avoid arthritis
A recent study suggested that meniscus surgery doesn't help. Studies can be misleading. Even small losses of meniscus tissue lead to big changes in force concentration on the tibia (shin bone) and eventually arthritis.
DNA-Language
What if we can learn to listen, understand, and respond to genetic communications? Could we have a genetic Fitbit and language translator? And, as gene editing techniques like CRISPR Cas-9 continue to become less inexpensive and more available, could we engage in a daily conversation with our personal genetic dictionary?
Steph-Curry-Ankle-Injury
The questions most often asked by athletes, coaches, trainers, and of course fans are, “What can be done to speed healing?” “What can reduce the re-injury rate—and are there permanent solutions?”
July 14th, 2015
In light of Wes Matthews and other NBA athletes suffering Achilles ruptures, Dr. Stone speaks to Mavs Moneyball, a...
April 27th, 2016
Dr Stone talking about Steph Curry's injury and the Warrior's season.
December 11th, 2014
"A few select orthopedic surgeons and researchers around the country are pioneering alternate cartilage...

Stone, K.R., A.W. Walgenbach, A. Freyer, T.J. Turek, and D.P. Speer. 2006.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets.

Stone, K.R., A. Freyer, T. Turek, A.W. Walgenbach, S. Wadhwa, and J. Crues. 2007.