Gastroenterologist in Las Vegas & Henderson, NV
Comprehensive Digestive Institute of Nevada
Christian Diaz Stone is an academic gastroenterologist practicing in Las Vegas, NV, since 2009. In addition to seeing general GI patients, he is an internationally recognized expert in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and has conducted research on Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative colitis since completing his GI training in 2001.
Named as a Top Doctor in Las Vegas, Dr. Stone earned his undergraduate degree at the University of California at Berkeley and medical degree at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine. He also received a Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from St. Louis University. Board certified in Gastroenterology, Dr. Stone is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.
Dr. Stone has been a principal or co-investigator in dozens of clinical trials investigating novel IBD pharmaceuticals and has been an invited presenter at numerous national and international medical conferences, including Digestive Disease Week, ACG Conference, and the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Conference. As a thought leader in IBD, Dr. Stone is a highly sought-after speaker for pharmaceutical industry, currently with the following companies: Janssen, Abbvie, Shire, and Takeda. In addition, he serves the public by volunteering and lecturing in the community for various Crohn’s and colitis events.
Dr. Stone’s research has resulted in >100 published books chapters, invited reviews and original manuscripts in peer-reviewed medical journals, including Gastroenterology, Nature, The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, The Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, and others.
Dr. Stone’s previous titles include:
- Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Nevada School of Medicine (UNSOM)
- Program Director, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship Program, UNSOM
- Director of Gastrointestinal Research, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UNSOM
- Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, UNSOM