Ericka P. Stone, MD
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA
OB/GYN, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA, USA
Dr. Stone obtained her M.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield in 2005. From there, she interned at the Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA., and went on to complete her OB/GYN residency at Louisiana State University in New Orleans in 2009.
Dr. Stone provides both obstetrics and gynecology services and has a special interest in pediatric and adolescent gynecology, heavy menses, fibroids and pregnancy.
"I tailor my care of each patient to fit the person and deliver information in a way that they can understand," said Dr. Stone. "I take the time necessary to make the patient feel cared for and never make them feel rushed. I make them know that I care about them as a person."
Dr. Stone has a great interest in improving healthcare for women worldwide. In Zimbabwe, she studied and discovered cultural differences among the women there regarding their healthcare and in Guatemala she studied ways to improve available healthcare to women in the country. Dr. Stone also worked with the Champaign Crisis Nursery in Champaign, Illinois and the Urban League of Springfield, Illinois where she spearheaded community healthcare forums and fairs to empower its members with healthcare knowledge and increase their access to healthcare screening opportunities.