Meet Dr. Stone

Professional Summary

dr. kimberly stonePatient service and education oriented physician with 17 years experience. Strong background in the acute care setting and patient education.

Excellent record of maintaining positive relationships with patients and their families, pharmacist, consultants, and medical staff.

License In good standing with the Arizona Medical Board, license #27668 In good standing wit the DEA, #BS6426224


Professional Experience

Cigna Medical Group, April 2014 to October, 19 2018 Primary Care Physician Sun City, Arizona

  • Managed care for Cigna Medicare Advantage.
  • Management of chronic disease processes.
  • Preventative care in the out-patient setting.
  • Diagnosis of acute illness.

Hospice of the Valley, September 2009 to April 2014 Medical Director Phoenix, Arizona

  • Palliative care in the in-patient unit
  • Palliative care for patients in the home setting.
  • Direct nursing staff for medication adjustments.
  • Symptom management of complex cancer related pain.
  • Care coordination with the social workers, nurses, and family members.
  • Managed cost and quality of care standards in the palliative care unit.

Cambridge Medical Clinic, April 2009 to December 2009 Primary Care Physician Sun City West, Arizona

  • Preventive care in the out-patient setting.
  • Management of chronic disease processes.
  • Diagnosis of acute illness.

Apogee Physicians, July 2002 to April 2009 -Iospitalist and Program Director.

Facilities served

  • Banner Estrella Medical Center.
  • West Valley Medical Center.
  • Banner Desert Medical Center.
  • Banner Mesa Medical Center.
  • Chandler Regional Hospital.

Developed floor based model for the hospitalist program which fostered continuity of care and close relationships between the hospitalist, the consultants and the nursing staff. This concept  improved throughput for the hospital and decreased length of stay days in the created  the schedule for sixteen physicians and four administrative staff members.

  • Mediated disputes between physicians, consultants and nursing staff.
  • Surpassed goals for hospital core measures.
  • Improved Emergency Room evaluation and admission time into the hospital. iF

Richard A. Snider M.D., MBA., July 1999 to July 2002 Primary Care Physician 12010 S. Warner-Elliot Loop Phoenix, Arizona

  • Preventive care in the out-patient setting
  • Management of chronic disease processes.
  • Diagnosis of acute illness.
  • Admission to the hospital for acute care.
  • Maintenance care in skilled nursing facility.

Residency, July 1996 to June 1999 Internal Medicine University of Tennessee Nashville, Tennessee

Medical School, August 1991 to May 1996 Meharry Medical College Nashville, Tennessee Doctor of Medicine

College

  • Bachelors of Science in Biology at Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas. July 1988 to May 1991.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. August 1986 to May 1988.

Awards

  • Voted Department of Medicine Chairperson, Banner Estella 2008. Resigned
  • Top Doctor, Banner Estrella, December 2007.
  • Physician of the Month, Apogee Physician March 2006.

Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine 2002 – 2012.
  • Recertification Exam American Board of Internal Medicine October 2013.

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians.
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