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Dr. James Cole

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fishers, IN
32 years experience male

Locations

AHN Bone and Spine

Fishers, IN

Address

13861 Olio Road, Suite 306, Fishers, IN
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

Sagamore Health Network

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About

Bio

I enjoy woodworking and metal working. I enjoy outdoor activities of biking, camping in cool weather, and hiking in Colorado. I really enjoy fast cars and going to car actions

Specialties
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Orthopedic Surgery

Doctor Q&A

101 Answers
23 Agrees
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cole
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Not the same: Radiculopathy is caused by nerve irritation/inflammation. This can be caused by bone spur (arthritis), herniated disk, and/or foraminal stenosis from disk collapse.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cole
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: Three possibilities , one is anterior neck fusion, second is an artificial disk replacement , third is a posterior discectomy. All outpatient surgeries. The best procedure for you is dependent on the cause and the ability of the surgeon.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cole
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 32 years experience
I hope not: Arthritis is just wear and tear changes in a joint. Any joint. Every living mammal will have some form of arthritis from normal wear changes from living. If every one with arthritis were on disability, then 100% of folks would be disabled. Arthritis is not a disease. It is a normal part of living.

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Testimonials
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Feb 19, 2013
Excellent orthopedic spine specialist highly recommended.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cole is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cole is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Had two lumbar surgeries that completely disabled me. The first was poorly done & needed revision. The second was to stabilize my lumbar.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! TY. But now I'm even more confused as to how to proceed. Help!!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I started yesterday movements weights &did lower abs stretchs

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

Vanderbilt University
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Residency

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Awards

Ray Neff Award, University of Kentucky Medical Center

Affiliations

Indianapolis Medical Society
American Medical Association
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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