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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Stone is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin in 1988 as director of Nuclear Cardiology. His clinical activities include supervising and interpreting treadmill and pharmacologic stress tests, interpreting cardiac PET scans, implementing novel imaging protocols and serving as clinical liaison for the Nuclear Cardiology section, which provides a broad base of nuclear imaging techniques. In 2003, he was appointed director of Cardiology Outreach, overseeing outreach clinics at regional hospitals in southern and central Wisconsin. His special interests are noninvasive imaging of heart disease and regional distribution of specialty care.


Cardiovascular Medicine

UW Health Clinics

1 S. Park Clinic
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University Hospital
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Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Specialty Clinic - Fort Atkinson (Fort Atkinson)
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Beaver Dam Clinic (Beaver Dam)
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Reedsburg Area Medical Specialty Center (2000 N. Dewey Ave) (Reedsburg)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston (Mauston)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Portage (Portage)
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UW Health Specialty Clinic - Sauk Prairie (Prairie du Sac)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial, UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Fellowship University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Residency University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Medical School Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1981


Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Best Doctors® in America 2011

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

Programs & Conditions


Dr. Stone is active in studies of myocardial metabolism and perfusion using PET and gamma camera agents. His research awards include the National Research Service Award and the American Heart Association-Wisconsin Affiliate David McClain Award.

PubMed Articles
Lao PJ Betthauser TJ Tudorascu DL Barnhart TE Hillmer AT Stone CK Mukherjee J Christian BT . [18 F]Nifene test-retest reproducibility in first-in-human imaging of α4β2* nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Synapse. 2017 Apr 18;
[PubMed ID: 28420041]
Betthauser T Lao PJ Murali D Barnhart TE Furumoto S Okamura N Stone CK Johnson SC Christian BT . In vivo comparison of tau radioligands 18F-THK-5351 and 18F-THK-5317. J Nucl Med. 2016 Nov 10;
[PubMed ID: 27856627]
Gallagher CL Bell B Palotti M Oh J Christian BT Okonkwo O Sojkova J Buyan-Dent L Nickles RJ Harding SJ Stone CK Johnson SC Holden JE . Anterior cingulate dopamine turnover and behavior change in Parkinson's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Dec;9(4):821-7
[PubMed ID: 25511521]
Hillmer AT Wooten DW Bajwa AK Higgins AT Lao PJ Betthauser TJ Barnhart TE Rowley HA Stone CK Johnson SC Mukherjee J Christian BT . First-in-human evaluation of 18F-mefway, a PET radioligand specific to serotonin-1A receptors. J Nucl Med. 2014 Dec;55(12):1973-9
[PubMed ID: 25453045]
Li CT Palotti M Holden JE Oh J Okonkwo O Christian BT Bendlin BB Buyan-Dent L Harding SJ Stone CK DeJesus OT Nickles RJ Gallagher CL . A dual-tracer study of extrastriatal 6-[18F]fluoro-m-tyrosine and 6-[18F]-fluoro-L-dopa uptake in Parkinson's disease. Synapse. 2014 Aug;68(8):325-31
[PubMed ID: 24710997]
Gallagher CL Christian BT Holden JE Dejesus OT Nickles RJ Buyan-Dent L Bendlin BB Harding SJ Stone CK Mueller B Johnson SC . A within-subject comparison of 6-[18F]fluoro-m-tyrosine and 6-[18F]fluoro-L-dopa in Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2011 Sep;26(11):2032-8
[PubMed ID: 21638324]
Ferrarelli F Haraldsson HM Barnhart TE Roberts AD Oakes TR Massimini M Stone CK Kalin NH Tononi G . A [17F]-fluoromethane PET/TMS study of effective connectivity. Brain Res Bull. 2004 Aug 30;64(2):103-13
[PubMed ID: 15342097]
Chu WW Dieter RS Stone CK . A review of clinically relevant cardiac biochemical markers. WMJ. 2002;101(3):40-8
[PubMed ID: 12109201]