Brian Cole, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has been appointed to the Dr. Ralph and Marian C. Falk Professorship of Biochemistry at Rush University in Chicago.
Established in 1992, the professorship aims to further the study of osteoarthritis and cartilage physiology within the Rush Arthritis and Orthopedics Institute.
Dr. Cole is the section head of the cartilage research and restoration center at Rush, specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients with a focus on regenerative medicine. He is also the head team physician for the Chicago Bulls, co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox and co-team physician at DePaul University in Chicago.
He has developed more than 20 surgical procedures and medical devices used to treat and improve outcomes for patients with cartilage and soft tissue injuries.