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Richard Stone, MD

Dr. Stone is a general surgeon in the Irvine area. He is affiliated with Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital.
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Dr. Stone saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more vascular disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more hemorrhoid patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more gastritis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more colon polyps patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more hiatal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more benign polyps patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more diverticulosis patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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668 doctors
Dr. Stone saw H. pylori patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more diarrhea patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more constipation patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw boil patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Stone saw more fibrocystic breast patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Stone saw more pain patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw anemia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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2.7k doctors
Dr. Stone saw more sebaceous cyst patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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1.3k doctors
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651 doctors
Dr. Stone saw anal polyp patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw skin cancer patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw gastroenteritis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more cellulitis patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.
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Dr. Stone saw sleep disorders patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Stone saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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708 doctors
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Dr. Stone saw hidradenitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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3.2k doctors
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3.2k doctors
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Dr. Stone saw more lipoma patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw more hemorrhage patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Stone saw goiter patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Stone’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Stone 5%
Predicted for his patients 25%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Stone’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Stone’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Stone’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Stone’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Stone’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is higher than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Stone 96%
Predicted for his patients 80%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Stone’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Stone’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Stone’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Stone’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Stone sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital
60 Mercy Ct
Irvine, KY 40336
752 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1978

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Surgery

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Stone is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Marcum and Wallace Memorial Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield