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Mr Rob Pollock is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon specialising in hip and knee disorders and all bone and soft tissue tumours. He has vast experience in first-time and revision hip and knee replacements, as well as limb salvage surgery for musculoskeletal tumours. Mr Pollock has been a consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) since 2004 and was the Clinical Director of the Joint Reconstruction and Sarcoma Units there from 2017 to 2021. His private practice is at Princess Grace and Wellington Hospitals. He has been recognised for his work with the NHS and has received seven clinical excellence awards during his career.
After graduating with honours from University College London in 1993, Mr Pollock pursued orthopaedic training at a number of hospitals in London. He went on to complete fellowships in Australia and the USA where he further trained in hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic (keyhole) surgery, and bone tumour care. He later earned the renowned American, British, and Canadian (ABC) Fellowship awarded by the British Orthopaedic Association and spent six weeks at top orthopaedic clinics in North America, gaining invaluable knowledge.
Mr Pollock is active in research and has written over 90 articles on joint reconstruction and bone cancer and frequently presents at national and international conferences. He also teaches on a number of postgraduate courses at the RNOH.
In his free time, Mr Pollock enjoys cycling, jogging, and walking his dog in the Chilterns with his young family. He often competes in triathlons and completed Ironman in 2016.
- 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
- Video Consultation
- 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
- Patella (Kneecap) Dislocation
- Knee Pain
- Hip and Groin Pain
- Knee Cyst
- Torn Meniscus (Cartilage)
- Arthritis (Hip)
- Arthritis (Knee)
- Stress Fractures
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
"Mr Pollock is a conscientious and dedicated surgeon with whom I have worked for the last 12 years at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. I would have no hesitation recommending him to one of my friends or family."
"Mr Pollock is a highly regarded, decisive surgeon with a wide experience in lower limb arthroplasty as well as the management of bone and soft tissue tumours. Mr Pollock is respected for his technical skill and patient-centred care. He leads and works closely with a highly skilled team in the delivery of individualised but protocol-guided management of musculoskeletal tumours. "
"Rob is a truly outstanding surgeon. I have known him professionally for many years and have referred numerous patients to him who have all been very impressed and satisfied with his care. He is involved in the care of some of the most challenging pathology in our field and is extremely adept to deal with it. He is very approachable and diligent but above all else makes excellent decisions which are always in his patients best interests. "
"Mr. Pollock has been a trusted colleague for over 20 years. He is a very experienced and highly regarded surgeon renowned for his surgical skill. He is well liked by patients and colleagues alike. I have no hesitation in recommending him."