Dr Noel Pollock

Dr Noel Pollock

MB BCh MSc (Sports Med) FFSEM

Sports & Exercise Medicine

Offers video consultation
Recommended by 1 specialist
20 years of experience
12 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

5

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Noel was very thorough and recommended an MRI Scan. The scan was carried out and Noel explained the results of the scan very thoroughly. Noel’s advice regarding rehab was also excellent.“
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Subspecialties

  • Sports Injury
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6052902
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £250

    Follow-up appointment: £150

    Practices worked at

    The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

    170 Tottenham Court Road, London, United Kingdom, W1T 7HA
    159 reviews

    Chiswick Medical Centre

    Bond House, 347-353 Chiswick High Road, London, United Kingdom, W4 4HS
    290 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:00 - 16:00
    Tue
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wed
    09:00 - 16:00
    Thu
    13:00 - 20:00
    Fri
    Not available
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Dr Noel Pollock is a Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine at Chiswick Medical Centre and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH). Dr Pollock is also an Associate Professor at UCL and is Chief Medical Advisor for British Athletics.

    Dr Pollock obtained his medical degree from Queen's University Belfast and later completed his Master's degree in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Bath University. He was among 8 specialists who were the first cohort of 8 Sports & Exercise Medicine trainees in the UK.

    He held the position of Team Doctor for GB Track and Field team from 2006 to 2021 and attended several Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as World and European championships with the team during this time period. He was the Chief Medical Officer of the medical team for the British Athletics from 2016 to 2021 and also was a lead doctor in sports medicine in the London 2012 Olympics Athletics Stadium.

    Dr Pollock began his role as a Consultant in Sports & Exercise Medicine at the ISEH and Chiswick Medical Centre in January 2021. In these positions he provides treatment and care for all individuals with musculoskeletal pain and injury.

    Alongside his clinical work, he has published papers in the areas of injury rehabilitation, female athlete health, Achilles tendinopathy and muscle injury classification.

    Procedures

    • Injury Rehabilitation
    • Joint Injection
    • Ultrasound
    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Exercise Prescription
    • Prolotherapy
    • Shockwave Therapy
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Endurance Sports Injuries
    • Running Injuries
    • Football Injury
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Joint Injury
    • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
    • Sports Medicine
    • Ligament Injury
    • Cartilage Injury
    • Cricket Injury
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sports Injuries
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shin Splints
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Tennis Injury
    • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)
    • Osteoporosis
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis (Shoulder)
    • Bursitis (Hip)
    • Rugby Injury
    • Dance Injury
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Musculoskeletal Injury
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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.96
    Bedside Manner
    5
    Explanation
    4.96
    Running Injuries
    12/27
    Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
    9/27
    Joint Injury
    6/27
    Sports Injuries
    5/27
    Injury Rehabilitation
    3/27
    Endurance Sports Injuries
    2/27
    Joint Injection
    2/27
    Musculoskeletal Injury
    2/27
    Sports Injury
    2/27
    Sports Medicine
    2/27
    Ultrasound
    2/27
    Ligament Injury
    1/27
    Musculoskeletal Medicine
    1/27
    Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
    1/27
    Osteoarthritis
    1/27
    Shoulder Pain
    1/27
    Soft Tissue Injection
    1/27
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Noel was very thorough and recommended an MRI Scan. The scan was carried out and Noel explained the results of the scan very thoroughly. Noel’s advice regarding rehab was also excellent.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very professional & demonstrated a lot of knowledge & experience.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very thorough
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very friendly and professional. Dr Pollock was very proactive in dealing with my condition. I am happy with the advice he has given me.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Very friendly and understanding. Explained all his decisions and answered all of my questions allowing me to gain a greater understanding
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    He clearly has an excellent grasp of his subject and explained it very clearly
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    As usual Noel was very helpful and knew exactly what was wrong with me and came up with a simple plan to help me (yet to know if it will work but I suspect it will). If you have a sport/running type injury then Noel is certainly one of the top people in this field.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr. Noel Pollock has dealt with all injuries that I have seen him with thoroughly. He explains issues calmly and concisely and is able to recommend further specialist treatment where required.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Pollocks was very informative and pro active with his knowledgeable approach. I wouldn’t hesitate to see him again.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Pollack was extremely kind and knowledgeable. He took time and trouble to explain I everything clearly and carefully to me. I recommend him unreservedly.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr. James Hull
    Dr. James Hull
    Respiratory Medicine
    I have referred patients to them

    "Noel is a top rate sports physician and world authority on running-related sports medicine issues. "

    11-05-2021

    Recommended for:
    Tendinopathy (Tendonitis), Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Injury

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