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Ratings for Dr. J. Dean Cole

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It was great. Good stuff. Much bone. Many helps.

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flag | Submitted February 22, 2017

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Thanks to Dr. J. Dean Cole skill set and dedication, I have a quality of Life. He replaced my joints from my shoulders to my knees. No more RA pain in those joints. Oscar Perez Deltona, Fl. He is the ruler to which surgeons should be measured. Thank you Dr. Cole, I appreciate It.👍

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flag | Submitted August 25, 2016

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My issue is with his staff, not the doctors. I did not find out I was out of network until six weeks after my surgery. His office staff, mainly accounting, is rude and uncooperative. I was out of network and they tried as hard as they could not to work with my insurance company. They tried to make it difficult for me and made me jump through all these hoops to give them insurance information they already knew the answer to, trying to discourage me. That office cares about the bottom dollar, not the patient. They can't give you a definitive answer on how much an office visit or procedure costs. They even told me the doctors have no clue how much we are charged for items as they (the staff) make up the prices!!!! I needed to have my hardware removed after healing and my out of network insurance company agreed to pay 100% as I had made my deductibles for the year. All their office had to do was sign a " patient advocacy letter" and the office would get paid. They refused as it was out of network and " they don't do that." I'm going to another first rate ortho Doctor who takes my insurance to get the hardware out. If you ever find yourself at any FL Hospital ER with a broken bone and need emergency surgery, find out first if First Response takes your insurance. If not, get the hell out of there. Otherwise it can cost you thousands out of your own pocket because of the cold hearted office staff at First Response. The doctors may be good, but their staff needs to be fired and replaced with people who care about the patients and are willing to work with them.

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flag | Submitted July 11, 2016

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Full knee replacement. Brilliant Dr and communicator. Terrific result. True about long wait time but in his case it is worth it.

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flag | Submitted April 9, 2016

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Dr. Cole is a great surgeon. I had two knee replacements and I feel much better.

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flag | Submitted March 28, 2016

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He performed two surgeries on my left foot he did an ankle replacement and installed multiple pieces of hardware. He has ruined my life forever, I can no longer walk,my foot swells when I sit without elevating my foot. When I first met this man I was so happy that I found a doctor that could fix my badly promoting foot. After two surgeries and over seven months in a rehab centre, I wish I had never met this man. When I went to him months later and complained about my foot swelling and constant pain he told me I was just a bad penny and he couldn't get thru to me. The best thing he could have done for me would have been for him to tell me he couldn't help me.

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flag | Submitted February 27, 2016

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Dr. Cole is a brilliant man. My husband broke both of his legs. We went to three different hospital because no other doctor would even attempt to fix him. One even told us he would lose one leg below the knee. It's been a long road, but Dr . Cole and his PAs have him on his feet, walking and working. We have always had excellent care from his office and his staff. If I even break a toe, I will go to him for help.

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flag | Submitted May 15, 2015

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Office wait time is ridiculous why have an appointment if you still have to wait over an hour to be seen.

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flag | Submitted April 15, 2015

5
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flag | Submitted August 10, 2014

4
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5
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flag | Submitted August 6, 2014

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  • University Of South Florida College Of Medicine (Grad. 1981)

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