We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience. By continuing to use our website without changing the settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linked In
  • Google+
back top

Section Head Cartilage Restoration Center Cole Brian

Cole Brian

Rush Medical College
Orthopaedic Surgery
Chicago, United States of America

Brian Cole is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and joint preservation at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and a Professor of Orthopedics and Anatomy & Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center. He is the Associate Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Rush and the Section Head of the Cartilage Restoration Center. Since 2011, he has served as Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital and as the head of the Rush Orthopedic Master’s Program. He is the Biologic Association Secretary General and the 40th President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America.

Dr. Cole’s research interests include cartilage restoration, therapeutic biologics, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of the knee, elbow, and shoulder. He has published more than 1,000 articles and 15 textbooks on orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He received his MD and MBA from the University of Chicago, completed his orthopedic residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery at Cornell Medical Center, and a Sports Medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh.

His professional career outside of academia includes serving as a team physician for the Chicago Bulls, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox, and President of the NBA Team Physician’s Society. He also hosts Sports Medicine Weekly, a weekly podcast for the last 13 years.