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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (20)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Cole is Excellent. Dr. Cole has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 20 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Cole, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 10 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cole graduated from East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Indianapolis
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Cole has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • St. Francis Hospital - Beech Grove 
  • St. Francis Hospital - Mooresville 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. James Kenneth Cole MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. James K. Cole practice?
Dr. James Cole has 4 office locations.
Dr. James Cole practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Avon, IN.
Additional practice locations include: Kokomo, IN and Noblesville, IN.
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