About Dr. Christopher R Cole

Dr. Christopher R Cole, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Colorado Springs, CO. He has 26 years of experience. His specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Cole is affiliated with Penrose Hospital. He speaks English.

Dr. Cole has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 12 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Christopher R Cole is Great. Dr. Christopher R Cole has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 12 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Christopher R Cole is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.


2222 N Nevada Ave Ste 4007
Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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Dr. Christopher R Cole has the following 3 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Christopher R Cole has the following 6 expertise

  • Unstable Angina
  • Heart Block
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias

Board Certifications

Dr. Christopher R Cole is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Outstanding Doctor!

Dr. Cole has been my Cardiologist for 15 years. He has put in a pacemaker (twice) and also performed ablation surgery to correct an an afib condition. The afib has been corrected (6 years) and the pacemakers are great. He is caring, competent, and an outstanding surgeon. I asked the nurses and they guided me to him. Dr. Cole is one of the best doctors I have ever had. I would definitely recommend him.

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Compassionate and knowledgeable care

Dr. Cole provides compassionate and knowledgeable care for his patients. He has particular expertise in care of the "electrical system" of the heart. He trained at the Cleveland Clinic with Dr. Natale and spends much of his time taking care of patients with atrial fibrillation. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking an Electrophysiologist.

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in need of an ablation

I was referred by my cardiologist and I traveled several hours for a consultation. I waited 45 minutes in the waiting room and then another 2 hours in the exam room. When he finally made it for the consultation there was no apology or explanation for his lack of promptness and he was condesending and rude. I ended up going to another surgeon at another hospital.

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56 minutes
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Great PA, David

I saw Dr. cole only one time prior to my ablation. All subsequent visits were with his PA, who is very kind and knowledgeable. I continued with Afib, after the ablation, have tried a variety of medications and now am considering another type of treatment. At this point I don't know how I feel about the doc. I do know I am very frustrated by my lack of results.

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I had a very bad experience with surgery by Dr. Cole. He implanted my defibrillator and did not program the LIA correctly. Therefore, when my Sprint Fidelis Lead broke I my alarm did not go off. I got 12 very painful inappropriate shocks and could have died had I not been near assistance. When I called him (many times) to explain what happened it took him four months to return my call. I was simply trying to help prevent this from recurring. He was simply focused on avoiding a lawsuit rather than understanding his responsibility and helping to avoid a recurrence. I do not recommend him.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cole is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    26 Years Experience

  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Cleveland Clinic Health System


  • Dr. Christopher R Cole Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority HMO
    • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
    • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
    • Anthem CO HMO
    • Anthem CO Pathway
    • Anthem CO Silver Pathway X HMO
    • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana Colorado HMOx
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Health
    • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
    • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Christopher R Cole

Dr. Cole completed fellowships in cardiology and electrophysiology at the Cleveland Clinic. Prior to that, he did a fellowship in Preventive Cardiology and Exercise Physiology at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, TX. Dr. Cole has published over 20 research articles in peer-reviewed journals that include The New England Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine and JAMA. , he is the author of numerous book chapters and abstracts.

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