Dr. Cole Honored with Distinguished Alumnus Award at Hospital for Special Surgery

The HSS Distinguished Alumnus Award was created to acknowledge an exemplary alumnus who has shown leadership and/or has had special recognition in his/her professional specialty and has actively participated in HSS Alumni Affairs.

As a graduate of HSS, Dr. Cole is among an illustrious group of alumni from a very special institution. Hospital for Special Surgery is the oldest orthopaedic hospital in the country. With over 1,500 members, its active Alumni Association spans the globe having alumni in 33 foreign countries and 47 US states.

Concussions: Fact vs Fiction; ACL Repair; Chicago Sports Summit

Episode 17.25 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment One (01:25): Dr. Tad Seifert, Neurology, Sports Medicine from Norton Concussions: Fact vs. fictionHealthcare talks about concussions and relationship to migraine headaches; prevalence in the lay athlete and elite athletes; fact vs fiction; management of concussions and migraines.

Dr. Tad Seifert a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of Texas-Houston and a subsequent fellowship in headache & facial pain at the renowned Houston Headache Clinic. Dr. Seifert currently serves as Director of Norton Healthcare’s Sports Neurology Program in Louisville, Kentucky.

Tad D. Seifert, M.D.

Dr. Seifert is an Independent Neurotrauma Consultant for the NFL and serves as Head of the NCAA’s Headache Task Force.  He is currently the Team Neurologist for a number of Kentucky and Indiana-based colleges and universities and is Chairman of the Kentucky Boxing & Wrestling Commission’s Medical Advisory Panel.

His research interests include post-traumatic headache in athletes as well as combat sports medicine.  Dr. Seifert cares for athletes of all ages and levels – from youth sports to professional leagues.

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Segment Two (12:50): Steve talks with Dr. Cole about ACL repair in NBA athletes: description, causes, using grafts to rebuild the ACL, recovery and prognosis for rehab and return to play.

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Segment Three (21:00): Grant Koster from Athletico Physical Therapy and Dr. Cole talk about the Chicago Sports Summit to be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on October 4th from 8 AM to Noon. Grant will be one of the speakers from a list of prominent leaders in the community and sports. Watch the video about last year’s Summit and be sure to sign up for the 2nd annual Chicago Sports Summit.

Founded in 2016, the Chicago Sports Summit brings together several prominent politicians, business leaders and celebrities to discuss sports topics that impact the city of Chicago.

This year’s panels include:

  1. Curbing the Violence in Chicago: Empowering youth to participate in sports/activities, develop confidence and cultivate leadership skills. The panel will feature Chicago sports celebrities who are making a difference in the lives of Chicago teens.
  2. The Business of Sports Marketing: How the world’s largest and most recognizable brands leverage sports marketing to grow their business.
  3. The Science Behind Sports: The latest advances and how they play a role in endurance, performance, injury prevention, and recovery for athletes.

Chicago Sports SummitThe Sports Summit Foundation was formed as a continuation of a successful event held in 2016 called the Chicago Sports Summit. Part of the events promotion was that all net proceeds after direct expenses would be donated to a charity. At the conclusion of the event, over $30,000 was raised for After School Matters. After School Matters is a public charity that provides educational and recreational programs for Chicago area teenagers. The Foundation plans to continue it’s partnership with that organization and those similar for future contributions from the event.

This event attracted a wide range of sponsors and patrons to listen to a panel of professional sports executives, physicians, players and coaches who discussed both the business component of their sport as well as prevention and care of sports injuries. In addition to funding programs for youth education, The Sports Summit Foundation intends to also contribute toward non-profit research activity surrounding Orthopaedic care.

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is the main sponsor of this entity and we hope to add to our existing partners in future years as we award more donations and fulfill our mission.

Pre & Post Workout Supplements; Chicago Sports Summit; Replacing Opiods with Physical Therapy

Episode 17.23 with Hosts Steve Kashul and Dr. Brian Cole. Broadcasting on ESPN Chicago 1000 WMVP-AM Radio, Saturdays from 8:30 to 9:00 AM/c.

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Segment One (01:31): Personal Trainer & Sports Nutritionist, Alex Carneirofrom Optimum Nutrition helps us understand how to sort out all the information available on supplements to select the best for our training program; the role of protein supplements, caffeine, branched-chain amino acid and resveritrol for building muscle, fueling our workout and recovery.

As an international leading fitness authority, Alexandre Carneiro has spent the last decade educating others on the meaning of fitness, health, and connecting those two things with a healthy mind. With a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and nutrition, along with positive, motivating philosophies, Carneiro has helped people all over the world achieve their fitness goals. From celebrities to military personal and everyday people, Alexandre has worked and helps expand his philosophy that fitness only needs one thing; a changing mindset.


Segment Two (13:33): Dr. Cole announces the 2nd Annual Chicago Sports Summit, a half-day event featuring some of Chicago’s heaviest hitters. Participants will speak about how sports and after school activities empower youth to engage in positive behavior to help reduce Chicago’s violence.

Executives will also discuss how they use sports marketing and celebrities to grow their business. Attendees will learn about new developments in sports science and how these advances impact an athlete’s endurance, performance and injury prevention.

October 4th, 2017 - 8AM to Noon Hyatt Regency Hotel, 151 East Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago ILCLICK HERE TO REGISTER


Segment Three (20:08): Dr. Wajde  Dabah from Pain Therapy Associates and Dr. Brian Cole discuss the use of physical therapy, as provided by ATI Physical Therapy, for an alternative to Opiods in managing pain.

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Wajde Dabah, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. He has special expertise in spinal cord stimulation as well as treatment of complex regional pain syndrome, musculoskeletal pain and peripheral neuropathy.

Dr. Dabah believes that chronic pain is a disease no different than hypertension or diabetes and that with time, commitment and partnership with his patients, they will take back control of their lives and overcome their chronic pain.

Dr. Dabah is also the medical director for transcranial magnetic stimulation, innovative technology for the treatment of depression.

Biologic Knee Reconstruction: A Surgeon’s Guide

Treatment of articular cartilage pathology in the knees of young and active patients is a challenging and controversial issue. Biologic Knee Reconstruction: A Surgeon’s Guide is a how-to, step-by-step guide that addresses the evaluation and management of this unique patient population.

Internationally renowned cartilage experts Dr. Brian J. Cole and Dr. Joshua D. Harris, along with their contributors, present information on normal and abnormal history and physical examination. The reader will learn proper decision-making using a patient-centered approach of treatment, increasing the likelihood of a successful outcome. In addition to radiographic assessment of articular cartilage, Biologic Knee Reconstruction discusses the use of biomarkers, defect classification, and patient-reported and surgeon-measured outcomes. Aggressive nonsurgical medical management, including medications, injections, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation, is also presented.

Biologic Knee Reconstruction also discusses the management of concomitant pathologies such as malalignment, meniscal deficiency, and ligamentous instability. Selection of surgical cartilage restorative treatment options is multifactorial, requiring consideration of several patient-, knee-, and defect-specific issues. All contemporary open and arthroscopic cartilage techniques are presented in detail with high resolution figures. A unique feature of Biologic Knee Reconstruction is the presentation of several chapters discussing non-medical issues highly pertinent to the advancement and future of this field: funding of research and cost of new advanced technologies, regulation of advanced cellular, tissue, and genetic technologies, evidence-based medicine and clinical trial design and conduct, and the ethics of allograft tissues and stem cell use.

Features:

  • Technique preference cards from the experts performing cartilage surgery
  • Patient education information
  • The most up-to-date descriptions of advanced cartilage techniques
  • Unique chapters not covered in books elsewhere, including:
    • Biomarkers
    • Patient-reported outcomes assessment
    • Newer injection techniques (PRP, stem cells)
    • One- and two-stage open and arthroscopic techniques using chondrocyte- and stem cell based cell therapies
    • Costs and public and private funding of research
    • Barriers to high-quality randomized trials
    • Governmental regulation and availability/accessibility to patients
    • Gene therapy and tissue engineering
    • Ethics of articular cartilage surgery with stem cells, ex-vivo cell manipulation, and juvenile tissue sources

With the most up-to-date content and step-by-step methods for surgical procedures, Biologic Knee Reconstruction: A Surgeon’s Guide is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of the orthopedic surgeon, cartilage researcher, sports physical therapist, or athletic trainer who evaluates and manages this unique patient population.

Editorial Review

“This is a wonderful reference on a growing area and that has had an important impact on patient function, especially over the past decade. This guide provides foundational knowledge and well thought out approaches for residents and fellows in training and a thorough reference for orthopedic surgeons in practice who wish to stay current on the state of the art of biological knee reconstruction.”

– Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody’s Review Service


About the Authors

Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. In 2011, he was appointed as Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush University Medical Center, a multidisciplinary program specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young, active patients.

He also serves as the head of the Orthopedic Master’s Program and trains residents and fellows in sports medicine and research. He lectures nationally and internationally, and through his basic science and clinical research has developed several innovative techniques for the treatment of shoulder, elbow, and knee conditions. He has published more than 1000 articles and has published 11 widely read textbooks in orthopedics.

Dr. Cole was chosen as one of the “Best Doctors in America” each year since 2004 and as a “Top Doctor” in the Chicago metro area each year since 2003. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine as “Chicago’s Top Doctor” and was selected NBA Team Physician of the Year in 2009. In 2012, 2013, and 2014, Orthopedics This Week named Dr. Cole as one of the top 19 sports medicine specialists and one of the top 28 North American shoulder surgeons as chosen by his peers.

He is the team physician for the Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association team and co-team physician for the Chicago White Sox Major League Baseball team and DePaul University in Chicago.


Joshua D. Harris, MD is an Assistant Professor at Houston Methodist Hospital Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in the Institute of Academic Medicine in Houston, Texas. He holds a conjoint appointment as Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York.

He trains fellows in sports medicine and residents in orthopedic surgery at HoustonNot found Methodist Hospital, and medical students from Texas A&M University. He is co-director of the Houston Methodist Cartilage Repair Center and the Houston Methodist Hip Preservation Center. Dr. Harris received his MD from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, in 2006.

He completed General Surgery internship in 2007 and Orthopedic Surgery residency in 2012, both at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He completed his Sports Medicine Fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Harris also serves as head team physician for the Houston Dash and the Houston Methodist Endurance Medicine Program and serves as assistant team physician for the Houston Ballet.

Dr. Harris specializes in knee, hip, and shoulder surgery. His clinical interests include articular cartilage surgery of the knee, hip, and shoulder; meniscoligamentous and realignment surgery of the knee; arthroscopic and endoscopic hip preservation surgery; and open and arthroscopic shoulder surgery. His research interests include clinical, translational, and basic science of knee, hip, and shoulder pathologies and treatments.

He has authored and edited more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and presented more than 250 national and international presentations. He is a member of several national and international societies, reviews and serves on the editorial board for multiple orthopedic sports medicine journals, and is a member of numerous committees in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and other national and regional societies.