Dr. Brian Cole is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and a Professor of Orthopaedics, Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Cole is Managing Partner of Midwest Orthopaedics and is the Department's Associate Chairman and the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center. He is the Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital
and leads the Rush Orthopedic Master's Program. Dr. Cole’s research interests include cartilage restoration
, therapeutic biologics and regenerative medicine
, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of the knee, elbow, and shoulder. Honors awarded to Dr. Cole range from the “Best Doctors in America”
since 2004 and “Top Doctor” in Chicagoland since 2003. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine
as “Chicago’s Top Doctor." In 2009, he was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year
and Orthopedics This Week
has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee and shoulder specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers.