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Joshua Stone, MD

4.9 out of 5 (252 Ratings)

Specialties:

Neurology

About Joshua Stone

Dr. Joshua Stone earned his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. Prior to earning his medical degree, he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. Dr. Stone completed his adult neurology residency followed by a fellowship in multiple sclerosis both at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital.

Dr. Stone is passionate about diagnosing and treating multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, MOG antibody related disease, and sarcoidosis among other neuroimmunological disorders. He also has interests in general neurology, particularly headache and stroke.
Dr. Stone’s philosophy of care is to provide accurate diagnoses by listening to and getting to know each of his patients as if they were family. In doing so, he strives to work together with his patients to develop an effective, timely, and personalized treatment plan to help get their lives back on track as quickly as possible.
Originally from the area, Dr. Stone enjoys spending his free time with friends and family, exploring the Narragansett Bay, skiing, traveling, and cooking.

Locations

Practicing at the following locations:

  1. Southcoast Physicians Group Neurology

    480 Hawthorn Street
    Dartmouth, MA 02747

    P: 508-973-9180

    Get Directions 41.625282 -70.9559079

Insurances Accepted

Southcoast accepts most major insurance plans. Call the Southcoast patient registration department at 844-297-2952 or your health plan with any questions regarding coverage.

Provider Ratings

Rating Willingness to recommend provider’s office Overall Provider Experience
4.9
4.8
4.9

Patient Comments (73)

At Southcoast Health, we strive to deliver exceptional patient care along with an exceptional patient experience. We appreciate all of your feedback and share your comments to recognize the wonderful care our teams provide to you as well as identify areas for improvement.

  • There was somewhat of a wait. We were the only ones in the waiting room. Multiple staff members were behind the desk standing around laughing very loudly!! It was not right!!

  • Everyone was nice and considerate. The Dr was understanding, listened to me and seemed to really care.

  • The staff was very friendly, helpful, and professional.

  • Dr stone has an incredible bed side manner, listened and explained everything to me thoroughly

  • Doctor listened and answered my questions. I hope there will be an after visit summary or notes with some of the discussed information as it can be hard to remember the possible or likely cause of my symptoms. Further imaging was suggested though it's often hard to know the cost of these tests ahead of time.

  • A comfortable visit. Dr Stone is easy ro talk with. He "gets it". He understands. I like him.

  • Very attentive when listening to my concerns. Great personality and explained everything in plain terms.

  • Love going there! Very positive atmosphere!u00A0 Everyone is kind and professional! Dr Stone is the best!He is very knowledgeable and thorough and helpful! He is also extremely kind and thoughtful!! Best experience ever

  • He listened and was Cheerful and encouraging.Loved that he had a natural remedy first instead of drugs.

  • Listen non judgement kind

  • very well

  • Everyone was knowledgeable and friendly. It was a very positive experience. Dr. Stone was very thorough and informative. I would highly recommend him!

  • Dr was attentive and clearly answered questions.

  • Dr. Stone was one of the kindest, attentive and compassionate providers i have had the privilege of undertaking my medical care. He listened to my concerns and had taken the time to review my extensive medical record before entering the room for my first visit. He listened to my concerns and sought appropriate testing in an a very timely fashion . His bedside manner made me feel validated and calm and reassured . I would recommend Dr. Stone without exception to anyone seeking a neurologist .

  • Very positive experience with Dr. Stone and all the staff. Very courteous.

  • I was listened to and was encouraged to let the Dr. know of my feelings!

  • Always a pleasant experience seeing Doctor Stone,staff & the ladies at the reception areau00A0

  • Showed concern and interest for my personal and family life. Very thorough in covering all aspects of my health.

  • Greeting and set by nurses excellent.

  • Joshua Stone MD was my provider, he was thorough, answered any questions I had, explained what I might need in terms of treatment, described some medications that may help my situation, and set up my next appointment. Overall, it was a very good experience.

  • I had to wait 5 months to see Dr. Stone.

  • Dr. Stone was professional and courteous. He is an asset to your team.

  • Staff from beginning to end was pleasant, helpful, and knowledgeable. I was very impressed.

  • Except for the 4 month wait for initial appt. Everything will begood.

  • I had an excellent experience with Dr. Stone. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. Dr. Stone arrived promptly for my appointment and was very knowledgeable and kind. I could not have asked for anything more from anyone.

  • Dr. Stone is the best! He really puts my worries to rest and explains things so well. He is available to answer my questions and is really attentive to me. He has made my journey with MS a lot easier! Thank you Dr. Stone!!

  • Everyone was courteous and helpful

  • Very kind, smart and personable

  • Doctor clearly explained the x-ray of my brain and ordered a blood test for me for some of the outcome. He explained things that I could understand. Excellent appointment and excellent doctor.

  • My experience from start to finish was great.

  • Nothing! Continue exactly as they do now.

  • Dr. stone took his time to listen and explain everything to me.

  • The staff that took my Vitals was Extremely caring and thoughtful, DEFINITELY helped me calm down and feel more relaxed.

  • For a first visit it was very nice

  • Great atmosphere. Relaxed, caring

  • Professional and friendly.Seem to be very caring.

  • Dr Stone is careful, a good listener, a generally an excellent physician

  • Friendly staff

  • Great experience with all of the staff. I felt listened to and given time to discuss all concerns.

  • Dr. Stone literally gave me back my life. I have vestibular migraines and Dr. Stone diagnosed them and found the best treatment. My life is mine again and I have Dr. Stone and his office employees to thank

  • Dr. Stone is wonderful. He addressed all our concerns with patience and compassion. He explained all test results throughly so we could understand them. All the staff were outstanding as well

  • The appointment was quite professionally conducted.

  • Dr. Stone was very personable and down to earth. Although my neuromuscular diagnosis is rare I trust that he will manage my care well and refer me out if needed down the road. I am glad to have such excellent care so close to home.

  • [Name] in the office, was exceptionally nice. I got lost getting to the office and she stayed with me on the phone, giving me directions right to the entrance. I couldn't get over how wonderfully she treated me.

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  • Dr. Stone has been and still is very understanding of my medical situation and has been a great help in finding a treatment that works great for me.

  • As a new patient to this practice, I was greeted in a cordial manner by a pleasant gal at the check in desk who prepared me with the necessary forms to sign. Wait time was very short. Nurse who called me from the waiting area, escorted me to the examination room and was very pleasant with conversation, great personality and as we walked it diminished any anxiety I had. Upon completing the intake info she left saying the Dr would be in shortly. The wait time again was minimal, the Dr. arrived, introduced himself, asked questions, performed an exam, and immediately presented to me and my spouse as being a very good listener, very patient and attentive and discussed the necessity for an MRI and the optional solutions for my pain relief. Then, visited a very pleasant gal at check-out. I am extremely filled with gratitude to have Dr. Stone as my medical provider and his phenomenal staff and are confident that I will reach relief for my medical pain.

  • The staff and provider were so polite and punctual. I was greeted by staff in such a nice welcoming manner. The provider was very thorough in explaining things and was open to questions or concerns moving forward. I thanked the staff member at check out and commended them for such a wonderful atmosphere. I felt like a person and not just another patient.

  • Office personnel were friendly and efficient. Dr. Stone also came across in a friendly manner, asked the right questions and was able to explain the answers in an understandable and rational fashion.I am comfortable with the decisions that were made and for the causal reasons provided.In summary I was very pleased with all aspects of the visit.[Name] [Name]

  • Dr. was professional, and answered all questions

  • Dr Stone was very thorough and took the time to explain things to me. I felt listened to

  • Everyone from start to finish were very kind and helpful. Dr. Stone was very attentive. He listened and helped me sort through symptoms and gave referrals to proper specialists. As well as ordered more conclusive testing. I feel my primary dropped the ball, and Dr Stone without hesitation picked it up and ran with it, thankfully!! I left feeling positive about the direction of my health care and look forward to working with him and the specialists he recommended.

  • Dr Stone was very knowledgeable about my health issue. He was very kind, polite, and profession. I must also comment on the wonderful office staff who were great. [Name] [Name]

  • Dr. Stone is great! He is very easy to talk to. He listens and explaines things in a manner that I can understand. I have recommended him to everyone looking for a neurologist.

  • Prompt professional personable polite Very good experience every time thank you

  • I was very happy with the whole experience. I was able to be seen the same day. The staff were very helpful, and Dr. Stone was very compassionate and professional. First time I was seen by him.Unfortunately I am moving to another state otherwise I would certainly keep him as my Doctor.

  • very personable and considerate did not make you feel as though you were a statistic or number

  • My visit was great…Was seen on time … staff was friendly … Dr Stone was great …would highly recommend this facility and Dr Stone

  • Dr. Stone was extremely thorough and empathetic, knew my history and his goal was to make me feel well. It was a great experience.

  • I was in distress and there happened to be a cancellation. Dr Stone treated me with immediate relief.

  • I was outrageously nervous and Dr Stone was super kind and compassionate. As someone with a lot of medical anomalies, I felt like he actually cared and wasn't just pretend-listening to my issues. He TRULY listened and supported that by responding with answers that made me feel hopeful about my treatment—which is something that has seemed to be hard to find with other providers.

  • Doctor Stone was very personable and helpful

  • From the check in to checkout the staff was professional and courteous. Dr. Stone listened to my symptoms and did a thorough exam. He was professional and kind and ensured me that he can help me. His diagnosis seemed logical and extremely knowledgeable and he gave me confidence that I am very well taken care of and my issues will be resolved. Couldn't have asked for a better experience.

  • Dr. Stone is a great doctor. He listens and asks questions that pertain to my condition!! He is a very nice person.

  • Extremely pleasant, caring and professional staff! Dr Stone is an exemplary physician; a real credit to Southcoast Health!! Very grateful for this entire experience!! Thank You!

  • I am thankful to Dr. Joshua Stone who saw I needed to see a CIDP specialist and recommended a Neuromuscular neurologist in RI. He was sincerely concerned for my health.

  • The doctor put me at ease so I was able to relax a bit which made it easier to recall and answer his questions. I think he did a good job with that and I told him so.

  • My visit was excellent, I wouldn't change a thing!

  • The staff was very friendly and helpful, and so was the Dr. Stone. He ask me a lot of questions about what happened to me. He as also made an assessment of my health issues pertaining to my vehicle accident.

  • I like Dr Stone. Good doctor

  • Dr. Stone is an excellent medical professional.He listened. He was fully aware of possible causes for [Name] condition.He appeared to care.

  • All bases were covered.In general, I find a difference in the medical world since the covid pandemic...more impersonal.

  • I was very happy with your service. Your staff was great. My first appointment with Dr. Stone. I found him very personable, through and efficient.

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