• At A Glance
  • Education
  • Bio
    Robert John Cole, MD DABR Robert John Cole, M.D., 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 37 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 at: www.Robertcolemd.com 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. He lectures throughout the state on a variety of topics. 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 St. Josephs in Wayne, Newton Medical Center in Newton, Trinitas Medical Center in Elizabeth, Robert Wood Johnson in New Brunswick, Clara Maass Medical Center/ Newark Beth Israel/ St Barnabus Health Network in Belleville and Newark, the East Orange Veterans Hospital in East Orange (for US Veterans), as well as numerous free standing outpatient surgical centers throughout the state.
    Clinical Interests


  • Medical School

    8/75-5/79 Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Medical Center Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC. Degree conferred: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)


    University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia. 7/79-6/80 Internship: Diagnostic Radiology


    University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia. 7/80-6/83 Residency: Radiation Oncology, serving as Chief Resident


    Postgraduate Training: 11/2002 Intravascular Radiotherapy for prevention of angioplasty restenosis Galileo System training by Medical Media Communications Inc. 4/2002 Advanced Transperineal Prostate Brachytherapy Training, Pacific Northwest Cancer