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Mario J. Cole, MD

About Mario

Mario Jitano Cole, MD joined the medical staff of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System in June 2017. Immediately prior to joining Salinas Valley Memorial, he was an internal medicine telemedicine hospitalist with Baptist Health System, Jacksonville, Florida, and lead internal medicine nocturnist and emergency medicine physician with Overton Brooks VA Medical Center, Shreveport, Louisiana. Dr. Cole earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C. and completed an internal medicine residency at the University of Florida Shands, Jacksonville. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
He loves to spend time with his wife and their five children. Dr. Cole speaks English, Spanish and rudimentary Japanese. In his leisure time, he enjoys coaching, saltwater fishing and collecting Japanese movies.
Affiliations SVMC Multi-Specialty
Education
  • Internship
  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center Jacksonville, FL
    1999
  • Residency
  • University Medical Center Shands Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
    1999
  • Shands Jacksonville Medical Center Jacksonville, FL
    2000
  • Fellowship
  • LSU University Health Shreveport Shreveport, LA
    2012
  • Louisiana State University Medical Ctr-Shreveport Shreveport, LA
    2012
  • Medical Education
  • Howard University College of Medicine Washington, DC