Dr. James Cole, MD

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Dr. James Cole, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

COLE JAMES J MD 1672 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203 Get Directions
(518) 452-9570

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Dr. Cole specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and practices in Albany, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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4.9 based on 17 responses
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Cole
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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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)
    31 – 45 minutes (12)
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I have been going for the past four years due to injury from a car accident from 2005 .thanks to Dr Cole I'm able to live a new life again
I was on the verge of giving up. I had been to doctor after doctor and nobody cares or understood my pain. I had lost hope in ever being able to have any kind of quality of life. I couldn't even use the bathroom. Finally I found Dr . Cole. He is not only smart and tells me what is going on but he also listens to me. Sometimes the wait is long but it is well worth it. If you need 2 hours with him he will give it to you. I thank the Lord everyday for finding him. If I hadn't I wouldn't be here
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Cole has received 1 sanction

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    • Gross Negligence  (5/20/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
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    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Maryland Gen Hosp

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Long Is Jewish Mc

    Completed in 1992

Awards & Recognition

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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Cole's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 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