Dr. Gary W. Cole, DO

Dr. Gary W. Cole, DO

Family Medicine | Male | 53 years old

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I treat the patient as a whole, and by that, I mean the mind and spirit, as well as the body. I do a variety of simple surgical procedures such as laceration repair, biopsies, nail removals etc. I do Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), when appropriate. OMT is a form of manual medicine similar to what a chiropractor or physical therapist might administerRead more

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Dr. Cole's Care Philosophy

I treat the patient as a whole, and by that, I mean the mind and spirit, as well as the body. I do a variety of simple surgical procedures such as laceration repair, biopsies, nail removals etc. I do Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), when appropriate. OMT is a form of manual medicine similar to what a chiropractor or physical therapist might administer

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 Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Anemia
  • Angioedema
  • Arthritis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Boil
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diabetes
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infection
  • Edema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Functional Dyspepsia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Hand Pain
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion, Non-Ulcer
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome
  • Jock Itch
  • Knee Pain
  • Laceration
  • Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Lower Urinary Tract Syndrome
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Migraine
  • Mole
  • Mononucleosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Nicotine Addiction
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pleurisy
  • Pneumonia
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Ringworm of the Beard
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Shin Splints
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sinusitis
  • Snoring
  • Strep Throat
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thrush
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Warts
  • Wounds
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Westview Hospital

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Westview Hospital

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of New England

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Earwax Removal
  • Joint Injection
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Mole Removal
  • Neonatal Care
  • Pap Smear
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wart Removal

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