P. Michael Stone, MD, MS, is a board-certified family physician who practices in Ashland, Oregon, with Leslie Stone, MD, and David Jones, MD. Their Functional Medicine practice is thriving. He has experience in rural and frontier family medicine, emergency medicine, and as a hospitalist. His undergraduate and graduate degrees are in human nutrition. He graduated from University of Washington and did his Residency training in family practice at UCLA-Ventura, where he was chief resident and also completed a teaching fellowship in family medicine. He has been on adjunct faculty at UCLA and University of Washington for primary care students in the doctoring and rural underserved opportunities program (RUOP). His career has offered him medical experiences and practice in Thailand, Alaska, the Eastern Sierras, Idaho, and Oregon. His interests and lectures have covered a wide range of topics–bezoars, neonatal hypocalcemia, health issues with depleted uranium, exposure to vitamin D and chronic disease–and many subjects in between.