Nelson N. Stone, MD

Nelson N. Stone, MD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, New York

Nelson N. Stone, MD, is Professor of Urology, Radiation Oncology, and Oncological Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and chief medical officer at Viomerse, Inc. Dr. Stone earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland in 1979. He completed a Residency in General Surgery in 1981 at the University of Maryland, followed by a Residency in Urology at the University of Maryland. He then completed a Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a Research Fellowship in Biochemical Endocrinology at Rockefeller University in 1986. He was Chief of Urology at Elmhurst Hospital Queens from 1986-1996. Dr. Stone has founded several medical companies and serves on the editorial board of many scientific journals. He is a member of many professional societies, including the Prostate Conditions Education Council, the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy, the New York State Urological Society, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, and the American Urologic Association. Dr. Stone has participated in approximately 25 research studies on prostate cancer and has authored more than 500 articles, abstracts, and book chapters, primarily on prostate cancer. He invented the real-time technique for prostate brachytherapy in 1990 and has trained more than 5,000 physicians worldwide through his company ProSeed. His most recent company, Viomerse, creates synthetic body parts (phantoms) for surgical training and has recently released an extended reality remote training platform.


Talks by Nelson N. Stone, MD

Advanced PET Imaging for Prostate Cancer Staging

Nelson N. Stone, MD, discusses the importance of precisely locating sites of failure in recurrent prostate cancer patients. He focuses on how new positron emission tomography (PET)/CT imaging agents can improve detection, noting the need for improved detection methods in patients with low PSA levels.

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Long-Term Erectile Dysfunction and Urinary Morbidity Following Brachytherapy

Nelson N. Stone, MD, identifies high-risk factors for erectile dysfunction and urinary morbidity and discusses management strategies for preventing these complications when treating patients with brachytherapy. He specifically addresses seed implementation techniques in patients with prior prostate surgery and large glands, as well as managing post-implantation symptoms.

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3DBiopsy™: Transperineal Mapping Biopsy in 2019

Nelson N. Stone, MD, discusses the need for adequate and accurate prostate cancer identification techniques, especially when selecting patients for active surveillance. He then reviews an emerging transperineal prostate mapping biopsy system that could be an improved tool for fusion biopsy, replace current transrectal biopsy devices, and better detect and localize lesions.

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Long-term Morbidity of ADT and Radiation Therapy

Nelson N. Stone, MD, discusses long-term data about extended neoadjuvant hormone therapy following radiation therapy for high-risk prostate cancer patients. He observes the morbidity, mortality, and testosterone recovery rates of extended hormone therapy, especially in patients treated with hormone therapy for over 6 months.

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