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John Cole, MD



Dr. Cole is chairman of the hematology and medical oncology department, South Shore Clinics at Ochsner Clinic Foundation and acting clinical chief of hematology/oncology at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology. 

Dr. Cole earned a medical degree from Louisiana State University and completed a medical internship and residency at Ochsner. He also completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Columbia University in New York.  He was assistant professor of medicine at Columbia prior to retuning to Ochsner in 1989. 

Dr. Cole has written many articles for scientific medical publications and has authored chapters on medical therapy for breast cancer in several oncology textbooks.