Dr. Robert Cole, MD

Dr. Robert Cole, MD

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Dr. Robert Cole, MD is a radiation oncology specialist in Succasunna, NJ and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 1979 and specializes in radiation oncology.Read his story

66 Sunset Strip Ste 405

Succasunna, NJ 07876

Contact Information

(800) 232-1104

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Cancer
high
more than 78% of peers
Lung Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Cole's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Robert John Cole, MD DABR a Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, has been in clinical practice since 1979 and specializes in cancers of the breast, colon, lung, and prostate gland. He is a firm proponent of prostate seed implantation as it affords a high success rate with minimal downtime or side effects. With over 35 years of experience, he has successfully performed hundreds of prostate seed implants. He pioneered the prostate seed implantation program at Morristown Memorial Hospital in Morristown, New Jersey during his eighteen-year tenure there. He is currently the medical director of The Cancer Center, PC in Morristown with additional offices and surgical facilities throughout northwest New Jersey. He can be found on the web. Dr. Cole is recognized in the books, Who's Who in America, How to Find the Best Doctors in the New York Metro Area, Guide to Top Doctors, and has been designated a "Top Doc" by New Jersey Monthly Magazine for many years. Through his voluntary efforts, Dr. Cole has raised over one million dollars for the American Cancer Society for cancer research and patient care. Dr. Cole has also participated in the Vida International Medical Care program in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama. Dr. Cole earned his medical degree at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University in North Carolina. He completed an externship in anesthesiology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, a diagnostic radiology internship, and served as the chief resident in a three-year radiation oncology residency at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dr. Cole received postgraduate training in Transrectal Ultrasound Prostate Implantation at the Pacific Northwest Cancer Foundation in Seattle, Washington with pioneer Dr. John Blasko, and at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York with Dr. Nelson Stone. He is currently affiliated with many New Jersey Hospitals including Newton Medical Center in Newton, Trinitas Medical Center, Elizabeth, St. Josephs in Wayne, Clara Maass Medical Center/ St Barnabus Health Network, Belleville, Veterans Hospital East Orange Campus, as well as numerous free standing outpatient surgical centers throughout the state."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cole "Holistic care of the patient with Body Part Preservation. Maintaining one's lifestyle and relationships with Treatment Success is my top goal"

1  Specialties

  • Radiation Oncology

4  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Radiation Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*
  • Therapeutic Radiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Radiology*

28  Conditions Treated

5  Procedures

  • 3D Conformal Radiotherapy
  • Brachytherapy
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Prostate Brachytherapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Polish
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cole's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cole to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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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

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (2)

If you are dealing with Prostate Cancer and you are contemplating the Seed Implant procedure, Dr. Cole is the Doctor to go to. He will sit down with you and walk you through the entire process. He spent a lot of time with me on the consultation with a visual demonstration showing you exactly what...more
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What a guy!!! friendly, easy to talk to, not your normal egotistical medical doctor. Like a new friend you met at a bar sharing experiences over a beer. Very knowledgable; takes as much time as needed to explain any questions. Always smiling, very upbeat. The consultations before and after...more
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