Howard A. Stone, DPM, FACFAS


Howard A. Stone

  • Board Certified, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons


  • Faculty, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dept. of Family & Community Medicine
  • Faculty, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Lecturer, Podiatric Surgery & Applied Biomechanics
  • Faculty, Rush University Podiatric Residency Program
  • NorthShore University Health System – Attending Staff
  • Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital – Attending Staff
  • Illinois Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery Center


  • Undergraduate – University of California at San Diego
  • Medical School – Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency – Highlands Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency, Denver, CO

Specialty Areas

  • Foot & Ankle Reconstructive Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Advanced Total Joint Replacement
  • Challenging cases (Surgical Revision Following Unsuccessful Previous Surgery)
  • Pain following trauma
  • Advanced tendon repair
  • Soft Tissue Laser Therapy
  • Amniotic Fluid Injection


  • Hallux Rigidus – First Metatarsal Head Resurfacing. In International Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery (2012)
  • Cortical Screws vs Absorbable Pins for Fixation of the Short-Z Bunionectomy, J. Foot Ankle Surg. (1994)
  • L-Osteotomy with Absorbable Fixation for Correction of Tailor’s Bunion, J. Foot Ankle Surg. (1993)

Practice Philosophy

  • I work closely with my patients to accurately diagnose and treat their foot or ankle condition. I believe it is very important to use the latest technologies available. My areas of specialty include foot surgery, ankle reconstructive surgery, and difficult cases including tumors, childhood deformities, and pain following trauma.

About Myself

  • I enjoy spending time with my family, golfing, and traveling.