Mr Rob Pollock

Mr Rob Pollock

BSc (Hons), MBBS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgery

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3 specialists

27 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.93

Bedside Manner

4.93

Explanation

4.91

Top feedback

“Mr Pollock is one of the best medical consultants I have dealt with if not the best!! He explains things in great detail but simple enough way for the patient to understand. The surgery he performed on my son's hand has gone so smoothly with no complications and the care he gave my son before, during and after this period has been of top quality. Mr Pollock truly cares about his patients and this is very visible, which gives the patients the reassurance that they are in great hands. We are very grateful to Mr Pollock for all that he has done and wish him all the best for the future. “
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Subspecialties

  • Bone Tumour Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4033297
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £275

    Follow-up appointment: £195

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    1358 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    364 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    14:00 - 18:00 | 08:30 - 12:30
    Tue
    Not available
    Wed
    Not available
    Thu
    08:30 - 12:30
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
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    Sun
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    About

    Mr Rob Pollock specialises in the management of hip and knee conditions as well as bone and soft tissue tumours throughout the body. He is the Clinical Director of the Joint Reconstruction and Sarcoma Units at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital where he was appointed as a Consultant in 2004. His private practice is run at The Princess Grace and The Wellington Hospitals operated by HCA Healthcare UK.

    Mr Pollock has extensive experience in first time and revision hip and knee replacements and limb salvage surgery for musculo-skeletal tumours.

    Qualifying at University College London in 1993 with a first class honours degree, his orthopaedic training took place in various London teaching hospitals including UCLH, St Mary's and the RNOH. He then undertook fellowships in Sydney, Australia and Denver, USA where he gained experience in hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, and the management of bone tumours.

    In 2008 he was awarded the prestigious American, British and Canadian (ABC) Fellowship by the British Orthopaedic Association. He spent six weeks visiting the premier orthopaedic clinics in North America and the experience he gained has been of great benefit to him and his patients.

    He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association, British Hip Society, British Association for Surgery of the Knee, British Orthopaedic Oncology Society and European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Society.

    Mr Pollock has published over 90 research papers on joint reconstruction and bone cancer and regularly presents his work at national and international meetings. He enjoys teaching orthopaedic and is an instructor on many of the postgraduate courses at the RNOH. Mr Pollock has 7 clinical excellence awards related to his NHS practice.

    In his spare time he is mostly found outdoors in the Chilterns with his young family enjoying cycling, running and walking his dog. He regularly competes in triathlons and in 2016 completed a full Ironman.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Knee arthroscopy
    • Partial and total knee replacement
    • Robotic assisted knee surgery
    • Hip replacement
    • Revision knee and hip replacement
    • Bone and soft tissue tumour surgery
    • Hips
    • Knees
    • Bone and soft tissue tumours
    • Metastatic bone disease

    Procedures

    • Knee Replacement
    • Bone Tumour Surgery
    • Hip Replacement
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Hip Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic Acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Arthroscopy
    • Biopsy (Musculoskeletal)
    • Custom-Made Knee Replacement
    • Hip Arthroplasty
    • Knee Injections (including Steroid, Hyaluronic acid, PRP and nStride)
    • Limb-Lengthening Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
    • Partial Knee Replacement
    • Patellofemoral Joint Replacement
    • Revision Surgery
    • Robotic Assisted Knee Surgery
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
    • Knee Pain
    • Sarcoma
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Arthritis (Hip)
    • Arthritis (Knee)
    • Knee Cyst
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Schwannoma
    • Stress Fractures
    • Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
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    Education

    British Orthopaedic Association

    British Association for Surgery of the Knee

    British Hip Society

    British Orthopaedic Oncology Society

    European Musculo-Skeletal Oncology Society

    International Society of Limb Salvage

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