Mr Rob Pollock

Mr Rob Pollock

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

Orthopaedic Surgery

Recommended by 8 specialists
29 years of experience
18 years as a specialist

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“Rob is a fantastic surgeon as well as a great guy. I am an 80 years old reasonably fit male who had suffered for far too long with arthritic knees. I was introduced to" Rob Pollock through a fellow sufferer and after the normal friendly meetings & discussions, etc. I finally underwent bilateral patella forma reconstruction surgery (both knees ON THE SAME DAY) just a few weeks ago. The result is simply amazing. i was walking without any support or aid after 2 days and I am now walking, cycling, swimming far more than I have done for years and all WITHOUT PAIN. I cannot recommend Rob & his anaesthetist team highly enough. I followed Robs exercise regime(fairly) carefully which obviously helped accelerate the recovery period and am now almost ready for shoulder surgery so that I can start playing golf again in the spring (without a buggy) my only regret is that Rob Pollock doesn't do shoulders but happily knows a man that does. If after reading this you are still in doubt about having surgery and still maybe just a bit afraid, ask Robs PA for my contact details for an informal and reassuring chat. Terry C.“
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  • 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
    2,137 reviews

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

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

    Outpatients and Diagnostic Centre at 30 Devonshire

    30 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 7AF
    16 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    14:00 - 18:00 | 08:30 - 12:30
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    Mr Rob Pollock specialises in the management of hip and knee conditions as well as bone and soft tissue tumours throughout the body. He was the Clinical Director of the Joint Reconstruction and Sarcoma Units from 2017-2021 at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and has been a consultamt there since 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


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

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