Dr. Jeffrey Cole, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Cole, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey Cole, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Payne, AL and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Birmingham in 2004 and specializes in general surgery, wound & burn care, and more.Read his story

317 Medical Center Dr SW

Fort Payne, AL 35968

Contact Information

(256) 845-3336

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cole performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Cole's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Born and raised in Fort Payne, AL, I chose to return here after medical school and surgical training to live and work in the community that I grew up in. My wife was raised in Kentucky and is now an Emergency Physician here at DeKalb Regional Medical Center and we both try to take active roles in our community. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "As a surgeon, my skills include a variety of very specific surgical procedures which are beneficial in multiple situations.  I give my best effort in applying my skills, my experience, advancing and ever changing technologies and my judgment to each circumstance or situation."

6  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Oncology
  • Wound & Burn Care

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

187  Conditions Treated

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123  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Bowel Reconstruction Surgery
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bowel Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Treatment
  • Colostomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Detailed Stool Analysis
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Endoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gallbladder Procedure
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Scan
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Procedure
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Banding
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration
  • Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Stone Removal
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymph Node Resection
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhoids
  • Oral Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Resection of Diverticulae
  • Rigid Sigmoidoscopy
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoid Colectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Cancer Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Small Bowel Resection
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Thoracentesis
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Birmingham-Southern College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Kentucky Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Kentucky Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Wake Forest Bapt Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Cole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Cole is caring and compassionate of his patients. I recently had gallbladder surgery and Dr. Cole took great care of me. I highly recommend him to anyone in our area.
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From my point of view, Doesn't lesson to the patient, he does what ever makes it easier on him and not the patient, A routine surgery, has turned into a night mare for the patient. If he had of lessened in the begging to his patient, the patient wouldn't be in the shape they are in, one week after...more
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He's very personable, puts patient at ease, takes time to go over concerns, and his staff is efficient in scheduling and providing needed information for procedures.
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i have worked with different doctors in my travels throught the southeast in my experience most docs see god is their assistant them i was fortunate to meet dr cole,he isnt arrogat,big header or anything,in my opinion he was one of the most caqring and pleasant docs i have ever seen i would...more
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I have seen numerous doctors over the years. Dr. Cole is amazing. He truly cares about his patients and their well being.
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