Kevin R. Stone M.D. is an orthopedic surgeon at The Stone Clinic and the Chairman of the Stone Research Foundation. He has lectured around the world as an expert in cartilage and meniscal growth, repair and replacement. As an orthopaedic surgeon, he has served the U.S. Ski Team, the U.S.Pro Ski Tour, the Marin Ballet, the Smuin Ballet, the modern Pentathlon at the U.S. Olympic Festival, U.S. Olympic Training Center, and now the newly launched World Pro Ski Tour. He is a weekly columnist for the San Francisco Examiner which becomes a blog at www.stoneclinic.com/blog and recently published a book of these articles called “You, Only Better” which is to be released as an audiobook and podcast. He was trained at Harvard in internal medicine and orthopaedic surgery and at Stanford in general surgery, did his sports fellowship with Richard Steadman and a visiting research Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery.