Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA

Physician Field of Practice: Orthopaedic Surgeon

Practice Focus: Sports Medicine and Surgery, Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow

Expertise:  Cartilage Restoration, Regenerative Medicine, and Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery

Medical School: The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Fellowship: Sports Medicine Fellowship at The University of Pittsburgh

Residency:  The Hospital for Special Surgery Cornell Medical Center

Board Certification: ABOS Orthopaedic Surgery 2020-2029; ABOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 2022-2029 

Professional Affiliations: AANA President 2020-2021, AAOS, ICRS Secretary General, AOSSM, ASES, NBAPA Treasurer/Secretary 2020-2021, Herodicus Society, ON Foundation President 

Hospital Affiliations:  Rush University Medical Center, Rush Oak Park Hospital

Additional Information:  Dr. Cole is Managing Partner of Midwest Orthopaedics and is 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 is the 2020 President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He also holds several other leadership positions in national and international orthopedic societies.


Disclosures: Submitted on 10/03/2019

Aesculap/B.Braun: Research support

American Journal of Orthopedics: Editorial or governing board

American Journal of Sports Medicine: Editorial or governing board

Arthrex, Inc: IP royalties; Paid consultant; Research support

Arthroscopy Association of North America: Board or committee member

Athletico: Other financial or material support

Bandgrip Inc: Stock or stock Options

Cartilage: Editorial or governing board

Elsevier Publishing: IP royalties

International Cartilage Repair Society: Board or committee member

Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery: Editor only: Editorial or governing board

Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: Editor only: Editorial or governing board

JRF Ortho: Other financial or material support

National Institutes of Health (NIAMS & NICHD): Research support

Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine: Publishing royalties, financial or material support

Ossio: Stock or stock Options

Regentis: Paid consultant; Research support; Stock or stock Options

Smith & Nephew: Other financial or material support