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Dr. Cole prepares a cartilage transplant in the operating room. He has performed over 1,500 cartilage transplants in the knee and shoulder. These are joint-saving procedures to reduce pain and disability for patients suffering from localized areas of cartilage loss.

For all appointments and inquiries, please call (708) 236-2701 or click here to request an appointment online.

For worker’s compensation and Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), please call (708) 236-2783.

Please obtain and bring the following to your appointment:

  • Drivers License or a valid ID
  • Insurance information
  • Referral Letter (if required)
  • Reports, X-rays, MRI’s, CT scans etc and any other relevant information
  • List of medications (if any)

Appointment Cancellation:

Telephone the office during business hours and allow at least 1 day’s notice so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.

We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to run on time. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time causing scheduling delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting. Click here to view the patient wait time on the day of your appointment.

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

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