Joanne Stone

Joanne Stone, MD, MS

  • PROFESSOR AND SYSTEM CHAIR | Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science


Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Joanne Stone, MD, MS, is the Chair of the Raquel and Jaime Gilinski Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Stone is a well-known expert in the field of maternal-fetal medicine and previously served as the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division Director and Fellowship Director for the Mount Sinai Health System.

Dr. Stone’s clinical interests are in multiple gestations, prenatal diagnosis, and invasive fetal procedures. Her research interests span the gamut of multifetal pregnancies, labor induction, and ultrasound. She has also conducted several randomized trials, expanding knowledge on the important topics of cervical ripening, safe labor induction, and reducing surgical site infections in patients undergoing scheduled cesarean deliveries. She currently serves as the co-Principal Investigator for the Generation C Study, evaluating pregnancy outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Stone continues to have a busy consultative and clinical practice, specializing in the care of high-risk pregnancies, as well as being active in teaching.

Dr. Stone is the President of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and serves on the Board of the Foundation for SMFM as well as on the Executive Board. She also serves on the Board of the Gottesfeld-Hohler Memorial Foundation, the PUSH for Empowered Pregnancy Advisory Board, and is Chair of the Sonography Community for the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). She previously served on the Executive Board of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). Dr. Stone is the co-author of the books Pregnancy for Dummies and The Pregnancy Bible. She has been named a Castle Connolly/New York Magazine Top Doctor and a New York Times Magazine Super Doctor for the past several years. 

Dr. Stone received her medical degree from Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. She completed her residency and fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and continued as full-time faculty. She also holds a master’s degree in healthcare delivery and leadership from Icahn Mount Sinai.


Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Clinical Focus


MD, Columbia Univ. Col. of Phy. & Surg.

Residency, OB/GYN, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Residency, OB/GYN, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Maternal & Fetal Med, The Mount Sinai Hospital

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