Dr. Christopher L. Cole, DO

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Dr. Christopher L. Cole, DO

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General Surgery | Male

Neurosurgical Specialists of Tulsa 2448 E 81st St Ste 1100, Tulsa, OK 74137 Get Directions
(918) 505-3400

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Dr. Cole specializes in General Surgery and practices in Tulsa, OK. He practices at 1 location.

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based on 10 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Cole's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (8)
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in Chouteau, ok |
Dr. Cole performed two surgeries on my mom and did a fantastic job. Dr. Cole is one of those rare doctors that is good at what he does AND has good bed side manners. He is a very caring surgeon/doctor. His staff is kind and helpful as well. Thank you Dr. Cole for taking such good care of my mom.
in Tulsa, OK |
Upon 12/14/2011 D.O. Cole operated upon me doing the Sleeve Surgery (Weight Loss). He is a great man. D.O. Cole is larger than life. He is tall in stature, character, compassion, and care for other people. This excellent man is compassion in action. He lives what he says he can do. In other words, D.O. Cole is above board in all things concerning my healthcare. His word is his bond in everything. He is a pillar of the Tulsa community. You have tried all the rest now try the very best.
in Broken Arrow, OK |
Dr. Cole was brought in to do surgery on my wife after finding out she had a ruptured colon. We couldn't have asked for a nicer, more gentle surgeon. Our experience with him was excellent and we would recommend Dr. Cole to anyone who needs this type of treatment. Thank you Dr. Cole. Mike Hancock
in salina ok |
He was great to me treated me right loved seeing them and took great care of me
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Oklahoma State Univ Center For Health Sciences College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Tulsa Regional Medical Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    Northeastern State University
  • Other Education
    Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • The C.T. Thompson, M.D. Award: Excellence in Trauma Care
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Cole's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Oklahoma not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cole's Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Cole

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients