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Vivian Stone, MD
Rheumatology
 
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
Dr. Stone’s medical interests include inflammatory arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), and connective tissues diseases.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Rheumatology
Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Rheumatology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
Rosalind Franklin University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School, 2004
Residency
Internal Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn., 2007
Fellowships
Rheumatology, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Conn.. 2009
Professional Activities and Awards
Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
All comments are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Patient comments are displayed in their entirety and patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and privacy. Learn about the comments.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr.Stone is the best. I live in Des Moines and could go to Virginia Mason in Federal Way but because of the trust and rapport I have with her I dont mind being in traffic and having to pay for parking.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Dr. Stone is always easy to talk to. She is very knowledgeable and answers all my questions in a manner that is easy to understand. she is terrific!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Stone is a gem! I do reccomend her.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr. Stone is without question the best healthcare provider I have ever had. There is absolutely NOTHING she could do better for me. Give her a raise and make her commit to staying my Dr. for the rest of my life, and the next 2 lives as well, please.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Stone is caring of how I feel and helps my disease maintain stability.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
*Dr. Stone combines knowledge. Skill and compassion! I could not ask for more!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Dr Stone is a treasure! I am so glad to have her as my rheumatologist!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
I love Dr. Stone and look forward to my follow-up visits. She is personable and I always feel respected by her as a patient. I trust her feedback on current practices re: rheumatoid arthritis; most importantly, she listens to my questions and concerns and provides feedback about my course of action with trust.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
What is most important to me is that Dr. Stone listens to my questions and answers them based on medical knowledge. - kindly
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
I would highly recommend Dr. Stone.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Stone was caring, professional and I would recommend her to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr Stone is a kind and compassionate physician. I am so fortunate to have found her. she treats me as an individual and we discuss my treatment as a team and she respects my decisions.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Always a wonderful experience.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Stone is always very compassionate and it is easy to tell she cares for her patients and wants to help them.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Stone is fabulous
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Stone is very good - meds have kept me free of pain now for over 4 years.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Vivian Stone is the best doctor I have had in my life.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
Dr. Stone is thorough and thoughtful. I am grateful to have her as my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
overall great experience
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Stone is one of the best doctors I have ever had.....besides helping me manage my rhumatoid arthritis she is very caring and extremely thorough in her diagnosis and follow up....she is GREAT
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Vivian Stone went above & beyond to provide care during the COVID-19 pandemic. She's the best of the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
The last few visits I've felt that more medication was her go to answer. I will possibly look for a second opinion.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
So wonderful & refreshing as she was so thorough and informative!!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Dr. Stone continues to be one of the BEST physicians I have ever seen. I would highly recommend her to anyone and have told several people about her. She is an amazing doctor and beautiful person.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Stone is very knowledgeable in many areas and I know I can depend on her to overview all my health concerns. She is easy to understand instructions, very informative gives reading material for me to review before committing to new treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Awesome dr. & crew.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I have greatly appreciated the care I have received from Dr.Stone.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
There is no words to express my feeling about the care I get from Dr. Stone. I would recommend her to anyone with RA.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I was in good company
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Stone is awesome.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Simply an excellent physician. 5 gold stars.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
*Dr. Stone is really excellent - - I've worked with a number of rheumatologists, and she made an excellent first impression. She's the first one I felt took time to listen & actually appear to listen thoughtfully & compassionately.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Stone is exceptional at explaining important aspects of my disease, treatment options, and responding promptly to requests & questions.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
As always, Dr. Stone is phenomenal in so many ways. She is affable, punctual, and genuine. I look forward to my 3-month visits with her. Virginia Mason is fortunate to have her on staff.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
*Dr. Stone is always very caring.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
we always talk freely and each understands others concerns/cares
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Stone is very good at communicating with and about my concerns and gives a comforting while direct response.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Stone is so compassionate, clear and respectful. I'm thankful for having her as my Dr.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Stone is thorough, offers options and asks for my thoughts on treatment plans. she is quick and to the point when addressing issues and doesn't waste time.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr. Stone is the most caring provider out there. I find that she goes above and beyond in taking care of me and informing me.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Dr Stone is an excellent provider. She knows her patients and address their problems efficiently. She goes above and beyond on making patients feel cared for. Shows empathy and reassuring.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
I absolutely love Dr. Stone for her knowledge, skills, professional and personal attitude.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
an excellent doctor,Dr. Stone, I am so blessed that I have a chance to let her give me care
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Stone is a good listener and lets me participate in my treatment.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I have only had good experiences in the years I have been seeing *Dr. Stone. I would recommend her to anyone.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Vivian Stone is the greatest. She's professional, extremely knowledgable and takes the time to answer all my questions. She really makes the effort to engage with her patients on a personal level.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Stone is an amazingly supportive physician.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
I already have recommended her to a friend and she was really happy with Dr Stone
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Stone is excellent!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr Stone is a great doctor just hard to get an appointment with if you have to change it. I learned to make my appointment for my next visit while I'm there in hopes I don't have to change it.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Stone is awesome, attentive and empathetic.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
very good experience, friendly, professional, courteous, very clear to understand,
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Stone is a sweetheart!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
I like *Dr. Stone. She listens to me.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Stone is fabulous. She is attentive, personal, and answers questions thoroughly. She makes me feel like she has my best interest in at the forefront of all that she has to do. I feel grateful that I was able to become a patient of hers.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Vivian Stone is OUTSTANDING
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Such an amazing, caring, and thorough doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
Dr. Stone is amazing! She is knowledgeable yet warm and friendly. I'd refer my own mom (whom I adore) to her!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Stone changed my life for the better. She is awesome.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
*Dr. Stone is exceptional!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
great doctor
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
I really like Dr Stone
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr Stone is best physician I have ever had. She is a treasure
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2019
Dr Stone spent a lengthy time talking to understanding my past history. Very comprehensive review and helpful suggestions and information.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
My care provider is outstanding! She feels like family member and has helped me get my disease into remission. LOVE *Dr. Vivian Stone!!
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I've never met a Dr who gives the attention she does and goes above and beyond what other doctors have done for me. VM has great doctors
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I adore *Dr. Stone. She is empathetic, professional & cares about her patients. Very knowledgeable.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I wish all my doctors took as much interest and care in my overall health as Dr Stone does. I am very lucky to have Dr Stone as a part of my care team.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I highly recommend her to all my community as a caring and knowledgeable provider in the area of rheumatology
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Stone is very good and I have much confidence in her ability and knowledge of my condition.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
I'd recommend all the time.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Dr. Stone explains things clearly. I never feel rushed. She seems to easily understand and address questions and concerns I might have about treatment, meds, etc. She is an optimistic, cheerful person, which is pleasantly contagious.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. VIvian Stone is amazing! I recommend her to everyone!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
I love Dr. Stone! She shows great concern for my well being as a person, as well as, as a patient dealing with many autoimmune disorders. I'm always included in making decisions in my care and treatments. I couldn't imagine having to go to another physician. She is most definitely worth a 4 hour drive to be a patient of hers.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Vivian is such a caring, compassionate provider. She not only takes the time to listen, clearly explain things, but she really is a kind person.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Impressed!
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Most excellent experience with Dr Stone - very knowledgeable and patient focused. Involved me in all aspects of decision making
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Vivian Stone is the best of the best. I trust her. Know that she always has my best interest at heart & realize my quality of life would be low without her expertise.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Dr. Stone is the best