Dr. Stone was born in Texas and grew up in Fort Myers, FL. He then attended the University of Florida in Gainesville where he completed medical school and a residency in orthopedic surgery. Following residency, Dr. Stone remained at the University of Florida to complete a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery. During fellowship, he had additional training in direct anterior total hip replacement, outpatient hip and knee replacement, complex primary, and revision total joint arthroplasty. He has authored multiple peer reviewed publications in major orthopedic journals including the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of Arthroplasty, and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.