Stephen Stone, MD

Professor Emeritus of Clinical Internal Medicine

    About me

    Dr. Stone is the past Editor-in-Chief of Dialogues in Dermatology, a monthly audio journal published by the American Academy of Dermatology.  He is also on the Editorial Boards of Clinics in Dermatology, (and Section Editor of the Comment and Controversy section in that journal), and Derm Coding Consult.  He has published more than 35 articles and book chapters and has served as an investigator or sub-investigator on more than 40 pharmaceutical studies and drug trials, most dealing with psoriasis.  

    Dr. Stone was elected the 67th president of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD), and AAD Association (AADA) and held that office from March 2006 through February 2007.  In 2017, he was elected an Honorary Member of the AAD.  Dr. Stone has been elected to the American Dermatologic Association and is a long time member and past president of both the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society and the Illinois Dermatological Society.

    Dr. Stone has given more than 230 lectures and Grand Rounds presentations outside of SIU, including such international venues as Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an and Guangzhu, China, the Icelandic Dermatology Association, in Reykjavik, Iceland, the Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira Dermatologia, in Curitiba, Brazil, the Sociedade Brasileira Dermatologia, Salvador, Bahia, and the Sociedade Brasileira Dermatologia, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Philippine Dermatological Society Annual Meeting in Manila, Republic of the Philippines, the Canadian Dermatological Association, at Dermatrends III in Chiang Mai Thailand and most recently Kalambakas, Greece.



    Education & training

    Board Certifications
    Medical School
    MD, New York University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate Degree
    BA, Tuffs University
    Lincoln Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Internal Medicine
    Mayo Graduate School of Medicine - Dermatology


    Wolf R, Davidovici B, Stone SP Tuzun Y: In pursuit of defining clinical relevance of positive patch tests results.  Clin Dermatol. 2007 Sep-Oct;25(5):493-4.

    Reid E, Baker B, Stees M, Stone SP: Buschke-Ollendorff syndrome: A 32-month old boy with elastomas and craniosynostosis.  Pediatric Dermatology, 25(3):349-351, May/June 2008.

    Wolf R, Wolf D, Stone SP, Davidovici B:  Challenging the classification of clinical relevance of positive patch tests results in allergic contact dermatitis: a report on an infant.  Int J Dermatol. 2008 Nov;47(11):1193-4. 

    Maloney ME, Stone SP: Isotretinoin and iPledge: A view of results. J Am Acad        Dermatol. 2011 Aug;65(2):418-9.  

    Hsu S, Papp KA, Lebwohl MG, Bagel J, Blauvelt A, Duffin KC, Crowley J, Eichenfield LF, Feldman SR, Fiorentino DF, Gelfand JM, Gottlieb AB, Jacobsen C, Kalb RE, Kavanaugh A, Korman NJ, Krueger GG, Michelon MA, Morison W, Ritchlin CT,   Stein Gold L, Stone SP, Strober BE, Van Voorhees AS, Weiss SC, Wanat K, Bebo BFJr. Consensus guidelines for the management of plaque psoriasis. Arch Dermatol. 2012 Jan;148(1):95-102.

    Shockman S, Buescher LS, Stone SP  Syphilis in the United States. .Clin Dermatol. 2014 Mar-Apr;32(2):213-8. Hanke WC, Norlin JM, Mark Knudsen K, Larsson T, Stone S, Quality of life in treatment of AK: Treatment burden of ingenol mebutate gel is small and short lasting. J Dermatolog Treat. 2016 Apr 7:1-6. [Epub ahead of print]