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“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

“Learning is like rowing upstream; not to advance is to drop back.”

Allosource and Brian Cole visitation

25th – 30th January 2020

Allosource and Brian Cole Visitation

25th – 30th January 2020

Joint Operations sees true value in education and learning. We are delighted that you’re able to join us on this educational trip, through #savethejointEDUCATION.

We hope you get everything you need from the visit and we are here to facilitate you in doing so, so please get in touch at any stage if you have any questions about this visitation.

Below are full details for your trip.

Travel Itinerary & Tickets

Travel Itinerary & Tickets

Outbound Travel – Saturday 25th January 2020 

Booking Reference: British Airways J9NURG

Flight No. BA0219, departs London Heathrow (LHR) T3 12.20, arrives Denver international (CO) 15.15

Internal Flight, Monday 27th January 2020

Flight No:264 Depart Denver International (CO) 19.00, arrive Chicago  22.25  United airlines,. ESKY


Inbound Flight Wednesday 29th January 2020

Flight No: BA1543 Departs Chicago (IL) T3 18.55, arrives London Heathrow (LHR) 8.40 T3 – Thursday 30th January 2020.

Booking Reference: British Airways J9NURG

(as outbound above)




Accommodation & Weather

Accommodation & Weather

Your first stop over in Denver will be at:

Hotel – Denver Marriot Tech Centre Hotel

4900 S. Syracuse Street

Denver, Colorado 80237 USA

Tel : ++1 303-779-1100

Reservation Confirmation numbers:

Tim Barker              73426915

Vipul Mandalia      73428485

To see more of your lovely accommodation in Denver click HERE

The weather for the duration of your trip in Denver has 50% chance of rain showers with highs of 6º

For the most up to date weather report for Denver click HERE 

For the duration of your stay in Chicago you will be staying at:

Chicago Oak Brook Mariott Hotel

1401 West 22nd Street

Oak Brook, Illinois 60523 USA

Tel:+1 630-573-8555

To see more of your lovely accommodation in Chicago click HERE

The weather in Chicago during your visit looks to be cloudy with highs of 4°        

For the most upto date weather in Chicago click HERE


Agenda & Expert information

Course Agenda

Sunday 26 Jan 2020

  • Day of rest – Dinner with Allosource 

Monday 27 Jan – Visit Allsource JRF 

  •   Meet Ron Waters to discuss meniscus sizing. 
  •   Overview of Allosource and JRF Allograft offerings       and processing techniques. 
  •  Tour of facility  
  • Depart Denver: 19.00 arrive Chicago  22.25  
  • Arrive Hotel: Chicago Marriott Oak Brook (2 Nights) 

Tuesday 28 Jan – Visit Brian Cole. 

 Oak Park Hosp., 520 S Maple Ave., 7th Floor, Oak Park, IL 60304

Wednesday 29 Jan – Visit Brian Cole  

  • Rush Oak Brook Surgery Center, 2011 York Road, 3rd Floor, Oak Brook, IL 60523
  • Depart Chicago Flight :  18.55  – arrive Heathrow  08.40 (30th thurs)


Allosource & JRF Ortho

Company Overview


Founded in 1994, AlloSource is a nonprofit leader in maximizing tissue donation to help surgeons heal their patients.

As the world’s leading manufacturer of fresh cartilage tissue used for joint repair and skin allografts to heal severe burns, AlloSource has grown into one of the largest tissue networks in the country with more than 450 employees. With over 200 types of precise bone, skin, soft-tissue and custom-machined allografts, our organization offers products for an array of life-saving and life-enhancing medical procedures. We deliver unparalleled expertise and customer service to our growing network of surgeons, partners and the country’s most reputable Organ Procurement Organizations.


Leading the way in cellular and tissue therapies.


Inspired by the gift of donation from our communities, AlloSource responsibly provides innovative cellular and tissue allografts to advance patient healing.

Read more about Allosource HERE

JRF Ortho

JRF Ortho specializes in providing orthopedic surgeons with the highest viability, most widely available cartilage solutions in the industry. Our goal is to provide innovative solutions for allograft joint repair to orthopedic surgeons who specialize in helping patients regain movement and improve their quality of life; thus, JRF Ortho is redefining the standard for allograft joint repair and maximizing the gift of donation. Our unique member relationship with AlloSource® and Community Tissue Services® (CTS) enables us to offer the largest selection of specialized high-viability fresh osteochondral grafts, tendons and menisci in the industry. Through innovation and a commitment to clinical results and positive outcomes, JRF Ortho is redefining the standard for allograft joint repair.

Our mission is to improve quality of life through innovative solutions for allograft joint repair.
Read more about JRF Ortho HERE



Prof. Brian Cole



Brian Cole

Dr. Cole is a Professor in the Department of Orthopedics with a conjoint appointment in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. In 2015, he was appointed as an Associate-Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Rush.  In 2011, he was appointed as Chairman of Surgery at Rush Oak Park Hospital. He is the Section Head of the Cartilage Research and Restoration Center at Rush specializing in the treatment of arthritis in young active patients with a focus on regenerative medicine and biologic alternatives to surgery…….

keeping reading more here: Brian Cole full profile

Oval OCA technique

Using Medial for Lateral repair

Core for Trochlear defect

Joint Operations Attendees

The following Joint Operations representative will be joining you for this trip. Please don’t hesitate to contact them if you need any assistance either before you travel or whilst you are away.

Tim Barker

Territory Manager – South West

Tim has over 10 years experience in the healthcare industry, working as an Operations Manager for several Orthopaedic distributors during this time.

During the last 2 years Tim has moved from Operations into Sales and will be managing the South West area for Joint Operations.
  07535 482236

Call Tim

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