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Explore this section for multimedia resources directed at patients or other audiences without a medical background.










For for in-depth medical and scientific information, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, surgery demonstrations and more by Dr. Cole, visit the Academic Resource Library.


Surgical and Non-Surgical

Brian Cole, MD, MBA is an expert in shoulder, elbow and knee surgery. He is the Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital and leads the Rush Orthopedic Master’s Program. Dr. Cole holds several leadership positions in national and international orthopedic societies. He has a dedicated clinical staff and assistants to assist in delivering high-quality and expert care. Dr. Cole’s patients describe his practice as compassionate, available and willing to offer novel solutions to avoid surgery whenever possible. Dr. Cole speaks often on the importance of A Surgeon’s Intuition…Listen Before You Operate, and has been featured on TEDX talks speaking on Sparing the Scalpel: A Surgeon’s Perspective on the Future of Orthopedics.

Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A.

The Brian Cole MD Knee Guide and Shoulder Guide are your own personalized injury APP's for your pocket. These APP's provide users with detailed information, treatment and identification of the most common injuries.

The Brian Cole MD Knee Guide

The Brian Cole MD Shoulder Guide

Sports Medicine Weekly on 670 The Score Chicago Sports Radio

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Dr. Cole at TedX: Spare the Scalpel TEDx

Brian Cole MD Youtube Videos

A Surgeon's Intuition...Listen Before You Operate

Dr. Cole speaks about patient-centered decision-making from a surgeon's perspective

Brian Cole MD Youtube Videos


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