C.V.

Experience

1988 - 2022

Served as Medical Director at Various Hospitals and Healthcare Systems.

  • Present: Certified Compensation and Pension Expert (Department of Defense - Veteran's Affairs (TBI))

  • 2018-2022: Medical Director, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (Acute Rehabilitation Unit)

  • 2011-2018: Chair, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Alameda Health Systems

  • 2010-2011: Associate, Neurology Center of Southern California Physician Group Rehabilitation Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital

  • 2006-2010: Medical Director, Scripps-Mercy Medical Center

  • 1997-2010: Medical Director, Rehabilitation Services, UCSD Medical Center

  • 1994-2010: Medical Director, San Diego Rehabilitation Institute 

  • 1988-1992: Service Chief, Adult Brain Injury Program, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (University of Southern California)

  • 1989-1991: Assistant Medical Director, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (University of Southern California)​

1987-2012

Academic Appointments

  • 2010-2012: University of California, San Diego - Department of Neurology (Voluntary Faculty Instructor)

  • 1997-2011: University of California, San Diego - Department of Orthopedics (Clinical Assistant Professor)

  • 1992-1993: University of Southern California, Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (Chairman, Department of Neurosciences)

  • 1987-1992: University of Southern California - Department of Neurology (Clinical Assistant Professor)

  • 1987-1992: Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center/USC - Wadsworth Veteran's Administration Medical Center - Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Residency and Fellowship Program Director)

Education

1988-1989

Fellowship

Neurologic Rehabilitation

University of Southern California (Downey, California) - Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

1984-1987

Residency

Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation

Craig Hospital/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (Denver, Colorado) - Chief Resident (1985-1986) 

1981-1982

Internship

William Beaumont Hospital 

Farmington Hills, Michigan 

1977-1981

Medical School

Midwestern University

Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)

Chicago, Illinois

Research 

Feasibility Study of the Ekso Bionics Powered Eksoskeleton for Rehabilitation of Ambulatory Impairment Due to Stroke

Principal Investigator: Lance R. Stone, D.O. May 2013 – May 2014

 

Neurorestorative Therapies for Stroke: Neuromodulation

Intensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Harvard Medical School March 7-11, 2011. Instructor: Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Neurology

 

Introduction to Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS). Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Neurology June 30, 2012

 

The Influence of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) polymorphism on Central Post Stroke Pain (CPSP)

Principal Investigator: Lance R. Stone, DO. Department of Neurology, University of California, San Diego Co-investigator: Steven C. Cramer MD. Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine

Scripps Research Institute Pilot Grant 2011 Finalist

 

Burden of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Stroke (BOSAST)

NIH 1 R01 HL091848-01A1. Joel Dimsdale, M.D., Principal Investigator 1 April 2009 - 31 March 2013

Major goals: This study will determine if treating apnea in stroke patients will improve burdens of fatigue, depressive symptoms, and cognitive problems.

 

Effect of Ambient Light on Patient Stress Levels: A Study for Evidence Based Lighting Design

University of California, San Diego - Department of Cognitive Science David Kirsh PhD. Professor of Cognitive Science, Principal Investigator, Lance Stone, D.O. Co-Investigator

Books, Chapters, Letters to the Editor

Neuro-Orthopaedic Complication Following Traumatic Brain Injury. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews. Publisher Hanley and Belfus, Inc. 1993, Volume 7, No. 3, Editor.

Spasticity: Management Using Nerve Blocks. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews 1993, Volume 7, No. 3, 527-558.

 New England Journal of Medicine. Editorials and Conflicts of Interest. Volume 336: 728-729, No. 10., March 6, 1997

Published Articles

 Ramachandran VS, Altschuler EL, Stone LR: Can mirrors alleviate visual hemi neglect?

The Journal of Medical Hypothesis, 1999, Volume 52, No. 4, 303-305

 

Stone LR, Friedlund P: Trauma top ten: Acute rehabilitation of the tetraplegic patient.

Journal of Trauma Nursing, October/December 1998, Volume 5, Issue 4, 105-107

 

Altscheler EL, Wisdom SB, Stone LR, Ramachandran VS: Rehabilitation of Hemiparesis after stroke with a mirror. The Lancet, 1999, Volume 353, No. 9169, 2035-2036.

 

Kim SJ, Shin DY, Stone L: Cranial nerve injuries in the adult with traumatic brain injury.

Journal of Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1993, Volume 17, No. 2, 194-201.

 

Stone LR, Keenan MAE: Deep Venous thrombosis of the upper extremity following traumatic brain injury. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medicine, 1992, Volume 73, No. 5, 486-489

 

Drutt S, Kramer WG, Howard NW, Keenan MAE, Stone LR, Waters RL, Gellman H: Carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to wrist and finger flexor spasticity. The Journal of Hand Surgery, 1990, Volume 15, No. 6, 940-944

 

Keenan MAE, Haider TT, Stone LR: Dynamic electromyography to assess elbow spasticity.

The Journal of Hand Surgery, 1990, Volume 15, No. 6, 940-944.

 

Young S, Keenan MAE, Stone L: The treatment of spastic plano valgus foot deformity in the neurologically impaired adult. Foot and Ankle, 1990, Volume 10, No. 6.

 

Keenan MAE, Tomas SE, Stone L, Gersten LM: Percutaneous phenol block of the musculocutaneous nerve to control elbow flexor spasticity.

The Journal of Hand Surgery, 1990, Volume 15A, No. 2, 340-346

 

Stone LR, Keenan MAE, Shin DY: Acquired limb loss following traumatic brain injury.

American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1990, Volume 69, No. 3, 135-139.

 

Aboulafia AJ, Keenan MAE, Stone LR: An uncommon cause of fever in a brain injured patient.

Brain Injury, Volume 4, Issue 3, July 1990, 307-309.

 

Hurvitz SA, Stone LR, Keenan MAE, Waters RL: Acute subdural hematoma mimicking an epidural hematoma on a CT scan. Brain Injury, 1989, Volume 3, No. 1, 63-65.

 

Stone L, Keenan MAE: Peripheral nerve injuries in the adult with traumatic brain injury.

Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, No. 233, August 1988, 136-144.

Published Abstracts

Stone LR, Fanchiang SP, Keenan MAE, Young S: Outcome of traumatic brain injured patients with delayed admission to inpatient rehabilitation.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, October 1989, Volume 70, No. 11, A-35.

 

Stone LR, Keenan MAE, Stewart CA, Hardy SE: Diagnosis and incidence of reflex sympathetic dystrophy in traumatic brain injury.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, October 1989, Volume 70, No. 11, A-35

 

Keenan MAE, Ahearn R, Stone LR: Selective release of spastic elbow flexor muscles in the brain injured adult.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, October 1989, Volume 70, No. 11, A-10

 Orcutt SA, Stone LR, Keenan MAE, Waters RL, Gellman H: Carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to wrist and finger flexion spasticity.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, October 1989, Volume 70, No. 11, A-14.

 

Payne WK, Keenan MAE, Stone LR: Foot complications in non-ambulatory spastic patients.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, October 1989, Volume 70, No. 11, A-15.

 

Stone LR, Cohen SA, Keenan MAE, Waters RL: Rehabilitation of combined severe traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, 1989.

 

Hardy S, Stewart CA, Stone L, Keenan MAE, Hung G: Incidence of diagnosis of reflex sympathetic dystrophy in traumatic brain injury: Use of bone scintigraphy.

Clinical Nuclear Medicine, Volume 13, No. 9, 16.

 

Jamieson K, Stone L, Keenan MAEL Preventable complications and missed injuries in patients with severe head trauma.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, September 1988, Volume 69, No. 9, 702.

 

Keenan MAE, Stone L, Thomas B, Gersten LM: Percutaneous phenol block of the musculocutaneous nerve.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, September 1988, Volume 69, No. 9, 702.

 

Stone L, Keenan MAEL Peripheral nerve injuries in the adult with traumatic brain injury.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, September 1988, Volume 69, No. 9, 702.

 

Keenan MAE, Haider T, Stone L: Electromyographic assessment of hand placement in brain injured adults. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, September 1988, Volume 69, No. 9, 702.

 

Keenan MAE, Romanelli RR, Lunsford MS, Stone L: Evaluation of motor control in the hands of adults with spasticity from brain injury using dynamic EMG.

Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, September 1988, Volume 69, No. 9, 702.

Scientific 
Presentations 

 ntroduction to Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) in Neuropsychiatric Research.

Course Co-Director

Highland Hospital. Oakland California. October 20, 2012.

 

Neural Repair: Current Trends in Restorative Therapies Following Traumatic Brain Injury.

Faculty

Scripps Memorial Hospital - 6th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference. Carlsbad, California. March 17 and 18, 2011.

 

Late Physical Complications Following Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury.

Medical Grand Rounds. John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital. Indo, California. February 16, 1994.

 

Management of Pain and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Following Traumatic Brain Injury.

International Congress of Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. Anaheim, California. June 22 ,1990.

 

Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury.

Neurology Grand Rounds. Harbor UCLA Medical Centers, Department of Neurology. Torrance, California. February 26, 1990.

The Treatment of Spastic Plano valgus Foot Deformity in the Neurologically Impaired Adult.

The 57th American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. New Orleans, Louisiana. February 10, 1990.

 

Diagnosis and Incidence of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy in Traumatic Brain Injury.

The 51st Annual Assembly, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. San Antonio, Texas. November 6, 1989.

 

Outcome of Traumatic Brain Injured Patients with  Delayed Admission to Inpatient Rehabilitation. The 51st Annual Assembly, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. San Antonio, Texas. November 6, 1989.

 

Rehabilitation of Trauma Patients. Eighth Annual Modern Concepts in Trauma Care Symposium. Orange, California. April 27, 1989.

 

Incidence and Diagnosis of Relfex Sympathetic Dystrophy in Traumatic Brain Injury:

Use of bone Scintigraphy. First Biennial World Congress, International Association of the Study of Traumatic Brain Injury. San Jose, California. April 9, 1989.

 

Pathophysiology of Traumatic Brain Injury. Medical Grand Rounds Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. Downey, California. March 2, 1989.

 

Peripheral Nerve Injuries in the Adult with Traumatic Brain Injury. 50th Assembly, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Seattle, Washington. November 3, 1988.

 

Percutaneous Phenol Block of the Musculocutaneous Nerve. 50th Assembly, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Seattle, Washington. November 3, 1988.

 

Evaluation of Motor Control in the Hand of Adults with Spasticity from brain Injury using Dynamic Electromyography. 50th Assembly, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Seattle, Washington. November 3, 1988.

 

Intrinsic Release for Spastic Hand Deformity. American Association for Surgery of the Hand, Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada. October 1988.

Course Faculty/
Volunteer Activities

Critical Care Summer Session 99

UCSD School of Medicine. Rehabilitation in the Critically Ill Patients. San Diego, California. August 5, 1999. Faculty.

 

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Third Annual Neurotrama Nursing Conference. UCSD Medical Center. San Diego, California. November 10, 1998.

 

Acute Rehabilitation of the Tetraplegic Patient

Trauma Grand Rounds. UCSD Medical Center, Department of Surgery. San Diego, California. October 13, 1998

 

Neuropathology As A Guide to Rehabilitation Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Trauma Grand Rounds. UCSD Medical Center, Department of Surgery. San Diego, California. May 23, 1997

 

Sociedad Occidental de Medicina de Rehabilitacion Annual Internal Meeting

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. May 15-19, 1995. Faculty.

 

San Diego Head Injury Foundation, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: The Reconstruction Phase.

San Diego, California.

 

American Academy of Neurology, Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Course.

Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital and Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. October 14-18, 1991. Faculty.

 

Third International Symposium, Neuro-Orthopeadeic Management of the Traumatic Brain Injured Adult. Anaheim, California. June 21-23, 1990. Course Director.

2005 - 2011: Red Cross Physician Volunteer (Comprehensive Combat and Casualty Care CC5) Balboa Naval Medical Center. San Diego, California.