Elliott Cole, M.D., MPH

Specializing in Sports Medicine

About Dr. Elliott Cole

Dr. Cole is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with a subspecialty in sports medicine, focusing on injuries related to the knee and shoulder. As a surgeon committed to patient-centered care, his goals align seamlessly with ROC’s dedication to delivering personalized, high-quality treatment.  

Dr. Cole is currently accepting new patients and welcomes them to ROC.

Read more about Dr. Cole's past experience and expertise

Dr. Cole is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in sports medicine and a focus on knee and shoulder injuries. He is proud to provide patient-centered care at ROC in Tualatin and Oregon City, Oregon. 

Dr. Cole received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University where he also played Division I Men’s Basketball. After obtaining a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Memphis and his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Dr. Cole moved West where he completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Oregon Health & Science University. He then completed the Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco where he provided team coverage to high school, NCAA Division I, and professional sports teams including the Cal Golden Bears and the San Francisco Giants. 

At ROC, Dr. Cole’s practice interests include treating the full spectrum of shoulder, knee, and sports-related injuries, ranging from non-operative care to arthroscopic and open surgical options. He believes that educating patients on their injuries and all of the available treatment options is key to providing tailored care that gets patients back to doing the activities they love. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Cole enjoys playing basketball, hiking, traveling, and spending time with his fiancé and their dog. 

 

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Speciality Services

As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Cole focuses on the health and well-being of active individuals. He is involved in treating and preventing sports-related injuries, including:

  • Stress Fractures in the Feet or Ankles
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Ankle Sprains
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Plantar Fascitis
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Joint Dislocation
  • Fractures
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Labral Tears
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Muscle Strains
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Shin Splints

Dr. Cole's FAQ

Education

Undergraduate Degree

Vanderbilt University

 

Medical Degree

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Training

Orthopedic Surgical Residency

Oregon Health & Science University

Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship

University of California, San Francisco

Locations

Map Pin of Tigard, Oregon

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