Medicine/Division of Cardiology

Kenneth Stone, MD, FACC

Non-Invasive Cardiology

Personal Statement:

Dr. Stone is an invasive cardiologist and Deputy Chief of Cardiology at Audie L. Murphy Veterans Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Stone obtained his B.S. in Psychology and M.S. in Neuroscience at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.  He earned his medical degree from the University of Iowa College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Cardiology Fellowship at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio where he also served as Director of Cardiovascular Imaging.

Dr. Stone joined UTHSCSA and San Antonio VA in 2018. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Noninvasive Lab at Audie L Murphy. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a Fellow of Society of Cardiac CT. He is Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography and Cardiovascular CT.

He enjoys teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.  He has special interest in coronary CT angiography and coronary imaging.


Medical School

  • University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA


  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX


  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX


Original Articles:

Ronald Blankstein, MD; Matthew Budoff, MD; Jeffrey Carr, MD; Jonathan Leipsic, MD; Vinay Malhotra, MD; Christopher Maroules, MD; David Richards, DO; and Leslee Shaw, PhD, Stone, Kenneth Eric MD.  “Coronary CT Angiography- Historical and Current Perspectives.  A White Paper of the Society of Cardiovascular Computer Tomography.”  Published online by Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, September 2015.

Jones, R.L., Clark, R.A., Rubal, B.J., McDonough, R.J., Stone, K.E., Hulten, E.A., Villines, T.C., Slim, A.M., Steel, K.E. “Temporal Trends in Radiation Exposure and Utilization of Coronary CT Angiography, SPECT, and Invasive Coronary Angiography.” British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research, 4(17): 3384-3392, 2014.

Nayar AK, White BM, Stone KE, Slim AM. “Radiation exposure and associated cancer risk with cardiac diagnostic imaging.” J Am Osteopath Coll Radiol 2013; 2(2): 14-20.

Beaudry, D., Stone, K.E., Wetherold, S., Hemphill, J., Do, D., McClish, J., Chilton,R. “Statin Therapy in Cardiovascular Diseases other than Atherosclerosis.” Current Atherosclerosis Reports. January, 2007, Volume 9, Number 1, Pages 25-32.

Stone, K.E., Chiquette,E., Chilton, R.J. “Diabetic Endovascular Disease: Role of Coronary Artery Revascularization.” American Journal of Cardiology. December 2006, Volume 99, Issue 4, Pages 105-112.

Stone, K.E., Bauch,T.D., Rubal B. “Respiratory Changes in the Pulse Oximetry Waveform Associated with Pericardial Tamponade.” Clinical Cardiology. September 2006, Volume 29, Issue 9, Pages 411-414.

Stone, Kenneth Eric, “Organized Medicine: Good for Medical Students Too.” Iowa Medicine (Journal of the Iowa Medical Society). August, 1995, Volume: 85, Page 313.Stone, K.E., and Sakaguchi, D.S., “Perturbation of Developing Xenopus Retinotectal Projection Following Injection of Antibodies against Beta-1 Receptors and N-Cadherin”, Developmental Biology. December, 1996, Volume: 180, Pages 297-310.