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Dr. James Stone

Radiology - Interventional
Charlottesville, VA
18 years experience male

Locations

University of Virginia Health System

Charlottesville, VA

Address

Box 800170, Charlottesville, VA, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

About

Bio

Dr. Stone is a faculty member within the Division of Interventional Radiology in the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging. Dr. Stone performs minimally invasive therapies for treatment of a spectrum of disease, including peripheral vascular disease and local regional therapies for malignancy.

Specialties
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Radiology - Interventional

Interventional Radiology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Sinuses, possibly: A chronic postnasal drip that comes from one side only might be caused by a chronic sinus infection. Other signs that might be consistent may include ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
See dermatologist: The causes of welts on the skin are quite varied. It can range from insect bites, to drug reactions, to atopic allergies to name a few. A dermatologis... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Not neurons: Most brain cancers are from the cells surrounding neurons rather than he neurons themselves. Within the brain there are neurons, glial cells (supporti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Possible hernia: Any surgery involving opening of the abdominal wall can lead to the formation of what is known as "incisional hernias". Although surgery was performed... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
MRI finding: These are a very common findings. They can be the source of concern to patients when reading their MRI report. However, most doctors do not assign any... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends: This depends upon the type and quantity of fluid and the setting in which it was present. I am assuming this is fluid within the abdomen outside of th... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Normal: This is a very common finding. Vertebral arteries are typical referred to as right or left dominant. This reflects one artery larger than the other. B... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
No: Determining the sex of a child is best done between 18-22 weeks. Although there is development that occurs before then, it can be difficult to definit... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Unknown: The relationship between RF energy and health related issues is a topic of much debate. The FDA has a public information page on radiation-emitting pr... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Can be normal: Eye floaters are very common. They can be a cause of some annoyance but most individuals just learn to live with them. At times floaters can be a sign... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Couple of causes: The quality of this pain sounds as if it is based within the nerve supplying sensation to your legs. This may be an abnormal sensation originating fro... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Unclear cause: The symptoms you describe may be from a number of causes. It sounds like you are under the care of a health professional if you have received an MRI. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends on type: Hemorrhoids are typically classified as internal or external depending upon the location and blood source involved. External hemorrhoids can often be ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Variety of causes: The constellation of findings you report can be due to a variety of causes and it would be important to have all of the clinical details available to ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Lots of fluids: The primary, unassisted method passing ureteral stones are through drinking lots of fluids and trying to develop enough pressure from the kidney outpu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Lymph nodes: This is probably referring to lymph nodes and, unless they are enlarged, probably not related to the underlying problem. Given your age, you should ha... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Equivalent, but: These are all pretty equivalent. They are different drug formulations that work on the same general mechanism within the stomach to decrease acid secr... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Hypoglycemia: This may represent hypoglycemia, which is a medical term that literally means low blood sugar. It can occur due to a variety of conditions though is m... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Need more info: Reidel's lobe is a normal anatomic variant which is nothing to be concerned about. Hepotomology is not a clinical term. Can you recheck the spelling o... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Variety of causes: Anastomotic leak is a term used to describe the breakdown between two surgically connected sites and is often used to describe GI anatomy. This may be... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Possible vein reflux: Most veins have one way valves. When the heart contracts blood through these valves, but when heart is relaxes the valve closes so blood does not move... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Could be helpful: Transvaginal ultrasound at 5-6 weeks shoulder reveal the presence of an embryo. If not present, a diagnosis of blighted ovum is made. This can be a ch... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Nothing tonight : an MRI is a completely noninvasive study. It involves lying on a table inside a medical imaging device for 30 minutes to an hour. The device makes lou... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends: This depends upon exactly what was found on the scan. There are some forms of cancer that can be removed. Others are very slow growing and may not cau... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Need more info: Your creatinine is slightly elevated. Need to know units of measurement for bilirubin though. If this is measured in mg/dL than it is high (normal ran... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Unlikely: Typically with liver disease both the albumin and INR are low. The liver is an organ that is response for packaging both proteins absorbed from the GI... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Go see Dr.: Sounds like an evaluation by your Dr. is in order. If not clear from a basic throat exam, they may refer you to an Ear Nose and Throat doctor to use a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Very possibly: It is very possible you could have an ovarian cyst. However, there are a couple of other things that need to be evaluated as well. These include ovari... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Not recommended: Although 38 weeks is term, it's not ideal to induce pregnancy prior to a pregnancy due date. Castor oil to induce pregnancy has been used by practitio... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends: Depends upon the conditions under which your shoulder was dislocated and whether any injury to the shoulder girdle occurred in the process. With dislo... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends: This is probably normal and depends upon your underlying level of fitness. Individuals who engage in regular exercise typically have lower resting hea... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
? Ischaemia: I would question whether this hyper intensity truly reflect ischemia. If this was observed on what is known as a diffusion weighted sequence, then it ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
See below: CT is a three dimensional reconstruction of X-days and MRI essentially looks at the behavior of water within different tissues of the body to provide ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Difficult to say: It's difficult to say without additional diagnostic tests. Any severe pain should prompt a visit to the doctor. Through a combination of obtaining an ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Probably low: This is a comprehensive set of cardiac imaging studies, which are designed to tell whether there is an underlying anatomic problem with your heart or ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends on details: The presence of a tilt on an X-ray does not necessarily mean scoliosis. There can be positional curves which show up on imaging that have to do with e... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends on cause: This depends upon what the source of your sore throat is. If it is being caused by a virus, then rest and regular fluids are most helpful at this stag... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Depends: This depends if they vomited for infectious reasons. If this was due to a viral infection, it's certainly possible you may have contracted their illne... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Unlikely: It is highly unlikely you have ALS. This is a progressive disease of neurons that control motor functions in the body. If these concerns are disruptin... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Needs to see doctor: Any severe abdominal pain should be evaluated by a health care professional as soon as possible. It can be difficult to distinguish an ulcer from othe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Unknown: Plan B has known side effect of changing menstrual cycles within the months following use. For some it results in earlier cycles with prolonged bleedi... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Most likely: The answer depends upon details of the ultrasound. The uterus is formed by the fusion of two ducts. There can be a near incomplete fusion of the uter... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
MRI: If physical therapy does not help with this injury, then an MRI would be the next step. An x-ray can only provide information on the integrity of bone... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Possibly msk: This may represent musculoskeletal pain or persistent abnormal signal from nerves that may have been divided during the surgery. There are medications... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Yes: Shunts and CF do not preclude survival on a ventilator. It may be more difficult to clear secretions from CF on ventilator but can be done
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Normal: This value is completely normal. There are a number of ways to measure total bilirubin. Either mg/dL or umol/L are the two most common. Normal total b... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Stone
Radiology - Interventional 18 years experience
Not accurate : A negative d dimer is helpful for ruling out pulmonary clots. A positive d dimer is basically useless as it can occur from a variety of reasons. A CT ... Read More

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Helpful answer and it was truly great do get that. I am surprised by the way Doctors help. my father told me about health tap doctors and said, never be afraid to ask, thanks for your help Dr Stone
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Mar 31, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stone is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Kind of U. I asked for 2nd opinion, the NHS UK refused. My father read your answer, arranging to take me to Germany to follow up what you said.Thanks
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Thank you for your help! I'm going to give it a week or two to improve on it's own, but if it persists I will definitely see a doctor.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I started PT and dry needling. Unsure whether to take Celebrex, cymbalta or a muscle relaxant.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Virginia School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

University of Virginia Health System

Affiliations

American College of Radiology
Society of Interventional Radiology
National Neurotrauma Society
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