Featured Clinical Trials
“Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Transforming Powder and Standard of Care Dressing Therapies to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers”
This study is currently enrolling.
You are invited to take part in this research study because you have diabetes, are between the ages of eighteen (18) and eighty-nine (89) years old and have a diabetic foot ulcer (wound) for thirty (30) days or more. Your wound ...
Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) Cells for Non-operative Treatment of Small Rotator Cuff Tears.
The purpose of the study is to compare the relative clinical efficacy of placebo injection with exercise program to SVF cell injection with Exercise program in patients with partial thickness Rotator Cuff tears. Study Duration ...
Use of GID SVF-2 Device to Produce Autologous Adipose-Derived Stromal Vascular Fraction for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee: A Pivotal Medical Device Randomized Concurrent Controlled Study
A research study that intends to determine if an injection of stromal vascular fraction (SVF) cells derived from your own fat (adipose) will relieve pain and increase function in one of your osteoarthritic knees. The GID Group ...
Meet the Team
The elite team of orthopedic professionals at the AdventHealth Orthopedic Institute Orlando (AHOIO) provides patients with unrivaled care. As part of AdventHealth, the Institute has access to state-of-the-art technology and medical specialties from orthopaedic imaging and surgery to rehabilitation and wellness. Led by J. Dean Cole, MD, Brian Vickaryous, MD, Michael A. Hawks, MD and Robert Meuret, MD, the AHOIO team provides high-quality, round-the-clock, diagnosis and treatment.
The AHOIO team of experienced orthopedic surgeons and related professionals treat more than 4,000 orthopedic patients per year. This case volume includes both routine and the most complex orthopedic surgical cases.
Due to the location of the Orthopedic Research Department on the AdventHealth campus, there is access to state-of-the-art imaging, laboratory and specialty services. AdventHealth also provides a dedicated research pharmacy, which has a variety of multi-temperature, monitored refrigerators and freezers.
Dr. Cole’s clinical practice is also located on campus in the AdventHealth Medical Plaza, which provides access to a high volume of potential study subjects and registry data collection opportunities.
Dr. Cole’s pioneering use of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) has provided true innovations in the field of orthopedic traumatology. His belief has always been that this approach is more beneficial to the patient.