The Sports Doctor
The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.
Guest, Dr Brian Cole
Dr. Brian Cole is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and a
Professor of Orthopaedics, Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center. Dr.
Cole is Managing Partner of Midwest Orthopaedics and is the Department’s Associate Chairman
and the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center.
He is the Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital and leads the Rush Orthopedic Master’s
Program. Dr. Cole is the 2020 President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr.
Cole also holds several other leadership positions in national and international orthopedic societies.
Outside of academia Dr. Cole serves as team physician for the Chicago Bulls, co-team physician
for the Chicago White Sox, and a team physician for the Chicago Red Stars, Chicago Dogs, and DePaul
Honors awarded to Dr. Cole range from the “Best Doctors in America” since 2004 and “Top
Doctor” in Chicagoland since 2003. In 2006, he was featured on the cover of Chicago Magazine
as “Chicago’s Top Doctor.” In 2009, he was selected as NBA Team Physician of the Year and
Orthopedics This Week has named Dr. Cole as one of the top 20 sports medicine, knee and shoulder
specialists repeatedly over the last 5 years as selected by his peers. Dr. Cole’s patients describe his
practice as compassionate, available and willing to offer novel solutions to avoid surgery whenever
possible. Testimonials to the surgical care that Dr. Cole’s team provides are frequently featured
Dr. Cole’s research interests include Cartilage Restoration, therapeutic biologics and regenerative
medicine, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of the knee, elbow, and
shoulder. He has published more than 1,000 articles and 8 textbooks on orthopedic surgery and
sports medicine, has lectured nationally and internationally on more than 2,000 occasions and has
appeared as an expert on several TV documentaries.