Orthopaedic Surgeon

J. Dean Cole, MD

Medical School:
  • University of South Florida, College of Medicine
Residency:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – (University of South Florida)
Fellowship:
  • Orthopaedic Traumatology – (University of Texas Medical School)
Biographical Sketch

J. Dean Cole, MD has truly focused his career on providing the best patient care available – even if he must invent a new therapy to do so. As medical director at Florida Hospital Fracture Care Center, Dr. Cole propels our orthopedic surgery and traumatology care to the cutting edge of medicine. In fact, his expertise, skill, dedication to excellence and patented innovations have made the Fracture Care Center an international destination for treating complex orthopedic injuries and conditions.

Dr. Cole specializes in complex procedures for deformity correction, limb lengthening, bone infection treatment, limb salvage, calcaneus fractures and nonunions/malunions. He focuses on each patient’s specific condition and works efficiently with his expert OR staff to achieve the best possible outcome. And if a therapy isn’t available – he invents one.

Dr. Cole holds the patent to more than a dozen surgical devices. One of his most well-known innovations, the Intramedullary Skeletal Kinetic Distractor (ISKD) is the only FDA approved internal device for limb lengthening. He also holds patents for many screws and nails specially designed for healing after trauma. Drawing on his precise skill, Dr. Cole pioneered minimally invasive orthopedic surgery to improve surgical precision. His innovative drive for excellence provides our patients with the best orthopedic care available anywhere in the world.

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Orthopaedic Surgeon

J. Dean Cole, MD

Education

Medical School:
  • University of South Florida, College of Medicine
Residency:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – (University of South Florida)
Fellowship:
  • Orthopaedic Traumatology – (University of Texas Medical School)
Specialty:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Complex procedures for deformity correction, limb lengthening, bone infection treatment, limb salvage, calcaneus fractures and nonunions/malunions
Specialty Certified:
  • Orthopaedic Surgery – (American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery)

Achievements

Awards and Honors:
  • Recognized in “Patients Choice Award”
  • Healthcare Hero Award: Physician, Orlando Business Journal
  • Recognized in “The Best Doctors in America”
  • Orange County Sheriff’s Office Certification of Appreciation
Professional Societies:
  • Fellow – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Board of Counselors – (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS)
  • Board of Directors – Florida Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (FOPAC)
  • Advisory Board – Florida State Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (FSARN)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials
  • Florida Citrus Orthopaedic Society
  • Florida Medical Association (FMA)
  • Florida Physicians Association (FPA)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • President – Florida Orthopaedic Society, (2003 – 2005)
  • Executive Committee – FOS Committee, (1996 – Present)
Professional Appointments:
  • Medical Director – Florida Hospital Fracture Care Center, (Present)
Academic Appointments:
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery – Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Medical School, (1987 – 1989)

Biographical Sketch

J. Dean Cole, MD has truly focused his career on providing the best patient care available – even if he must invent a new therapy to do so. As medical director at Florida Hospital Fracture Care Center, Dr. Cole propels our orthopedic surgery and traumatology care to the cutting edge of medicine. In fact, his expertise, skill, dedication to excellence and patented innovations have made the Fracture Care Center an international destination for treating complex orthopedic injuries and conditions.

Dr. Cole specializes in complex procedures for deformity correction, limb lengthening, bone infection treatment, limb salvage, calcaneus fractures and nonunions/malunions. He focuses on each patient’s specific condition and works efficiently with his expert OR staff to achieve the best possible outcome. And if a therapy isn’t available – he invents one.

Dr. Cole holds the patent to more than a dozen surgical devices. One of his most well-known innovations, the Intramedullary Skeletal Kinetic Distractor (ISKD) is the only FDA approved internal device for limb lengthening. He also holds patents for many screws and nails specially designed for healing after trauma. Drawing on his precise skill, Dr. Cole pioneered minimally invasive orthopedic surgery to improve surgical precision. His innovative drive for excellence provides our patients with the best orthopedic care available anywhere in the world.