Brian J. Cole

Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics at Midwest Orthopaedics

610 S Maple Ave #1550, Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Midwest Orthopaedics
HQ Phone:
(708) 236-2600
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Last Updated 11/5/2017

General Information

Employment History

Team Physician  - Chicago

Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics  - Sports Medicine Weekly LLC

MD New Chair of Surgery  - Oak Park Hospital

Surgery Chairman  - Rush Oak Park Hospital


BS  - Biology and Psychology , The University of Illinois

M.B.A.  - 

MBA  - University of Chicago

MD  - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' Annual Meeting

MD  - University of Chicago

MD  - Faculty

master of business administration degree  - U of C. He


Associate Chairman and Professor, Department of Orthopedics  - Rush University Medical Center

Member At Large  - Hapad , Inc.

Board Member  - OLSEN Orthopedics

Board Member  - Courses & Webinars

Founder  - LiveActive Fund for Orthopedic Research and Education

Board of Advisors Member  - AlterG Inc

Board Member  - Spec Prime

Board Member  - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Scientific Advisor  - BioMimetic Therapeutics , Inc.

Executive Board Member  - International Cartilage Repair Society

Member At Large  - American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Advisory Board Member  - AlloSource

Medical Advisory Board Member  - Biowave Corporation

Member  - TOBI: The Orthobiologic Institute

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Team physician: Brian Cole, MD, of Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush.

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Allosource Announces The Annual Dr. Steven Gitelis Inspiration Award

Company honors Dr. Brian Cole with the inaugural award
Dr. Brian Cole of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush University Medical Center is the inaugural 2017 recipient. "Dr. Cole and I share the same commitment to advancing medicine for patients and AlloSource has been an important part of this journey." Inaugural award recipient Dr. Cole uses allografts to help his patients heal from a variety of injuries and understands the importance of the gift of tissue donation. He is a Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and a physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Chicago, Illinois. He holds a dual appointment as Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and was appointed as Chairman of Surgery at Rush's Oak Park Hospital in 2011. "Dr. Cole has been a great partner to AlloSource and a staunch advocate for the use of allografts," said AlloSource President & CEO, Thomas Cycyota. Dr. Cole, like Dr. Gitelis, provides healing not only to his patients, but also to tissue donor families by giving them the knowledge that their loved one lives on through donation."

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Dr. Cole Named NBA Team Physician of the Year - Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

(CHICAGO) - Dr. Brian Cole, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine specialist and orthopaedic surgeon, has been voted as the 2009 National Basketball Association (NBA) Team Physician of the Year by the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association (NBATA).
The NBATA is comprised of the fifty-seven dedicated athletic trainers servicing the organizations of the National Basketball Association. In addition to the award, the NBATA will be making a $1,000 donation to the charity of Dr. Cole's choice. Dr. Cole has served as the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls for the past five years. In this role, he has become one of the most respected physicians in the NBA. "Brian is an outstanding doctor who cares about our players and works extremely hard to give them the best care possible. The entire Chicago Bulls organization congratulates Brian and thanks him for his dedication." Cole has been 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. Dr. Cole also is the co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox. "We are proud to have Dr. Cole on our team at Rush. "Dr. Cole has been wonderful to work with over the past five seasons," said Head Athletic Trainer Fred Tedeschi. Dr. Cole is also a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research Program at Rush University Medical Center and the Cartilage Restoration Center at Rush, a multidisciplinary program specializing in the restoration of articular cartilage and meniscal deficiency. For more information about Dr. Cole or to schedule an appointment, call 877 MD BONES.

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