Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A.

Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A.
Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration Orthopedic Surgeon
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Dr. Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. In 2011, he was appointed as Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush University Medical Center, a multidisciplinary program specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients. He also serves as the head of the Orthopedic Master's Program and trains residents and fellows in sports medicine and research. He lectures nationally and internationally, and through his basic science and clinical research has developed several innovative techniques for the treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee conditions. He has published more than 1,000 articles and has published 5 widely read textbooks in orthopedics.

Dr. Cole was chosen as one of the "Best Doctors in America" each year since 2004 and as a "Top Doctor" in the Chicago metro area each year since 2003. In 2006, he was featured as "Chicago's Top Doctor" and placed on the cover of Chicago Magazine. In 2009, Dr. Cole was selected as the "NBA Team Physician of the Year". In 2012 and 2013, Orthopedics This Week published that "Dr. Cole was chosen as one of the top 19 sports medicine specialists and one of the top 28 North American shoulder surgeons in the U.S. by his peers." He is the team physician for the Chicago Bulls NBA Basketball team, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball team and DePaul University in Chicago.

Dr. Brian J. Cole is a member of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, the regional leader in comprehensive orthopedic services.

Practice Emphasis:Sports Medicine
Cartilage Transplantation
Arthroscopy
Shoulder, Elbow, and Knee Surgery
Medical School:University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency:Hospital for Special Surgery - Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY - Orthopaedics
Fellowship:University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - Sports Medicine
Board Certification:Orthopaedic Surgery
Special Procedures:Arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Arthroscopic shoulder stabilization
Meniscal allograft transplantation
Cartilage cell transplantation
Fresh osteochondral allograft transplantation
Shoulder replacement
Research Interests:Cartilage transplantation
Rotator cuff healing
Shoulder instability
Second Language:Spanish

Dr. Cole has office hours at the following locations:

Rush Oak Park Hospital
Orthopedic Building at Rush

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