Neil J. Stone, MD
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Lipoprotein Disorders, Lipid Disorders, Ischemic Heart Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Cholesterol Management, Cholesterol Disorders
Education and Training
Northwestern Univ Feinberg School of Medicine 1968
Brigham and Women's Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Mcgaw Medical Center/Nu
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A seasoned and award-winning lipidologist with more than 30 years of experience in the Chicagoland area, Dr. Stone opened Northwestern Memorial's Lipid Clinic in 1974. A pioneer in the field, Dr. Stone has served on numerous expert panels and lectured widely in cardiology and lipidology.
A clinical professor at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Stone's research initiatives focus on cardiovascular nutrition, risk factor control and genetic lipid disorders. He has participated in numerous clinical trials throughout the years, including the first angiographic trial studying the effects of lipid lowering therapy on angiographic progression and regression. Dr. Stone has co-authored three books on cardiovascular nutrition and lipid disorders and has written more than 100 publications in the field.
Dr. Stone was named Northwestern Memorial's first Jacques Smith Distinguished Physician in Medicine in 1993. Consistently elected to the Best Doctors in America by his peers, Dr. Stone was also awarded the New Jersey Healthcare Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award in 2002 and named Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Teacher in 2001 by the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Stone is active in a number of professional societies, serving on boards and expert panels of the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the National Lipid Association. He is the current president of the Midwest Lipid Association and an at-large member of the new Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism. He was a member of the first and third National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panels.
Dr. Stone completed medical school at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, where he graduated in 1968 summa cum laude. He completed his internship and residency at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital and returned to Northwestern University for his cardiovascular fellowship. He studied lipids and cardiology at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and was the chief medical resident at Northwestern Memorial from 1973-1974.
Dr. Stone is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.
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