About Mr Pollock

Mr Rob Pollock, Orthopaedic Surgeon

An experienced and highly regarded surgeon, Mr Rob Pollock specialises in knee and hip surgery and the management of bone and soft tissue tumours throughout the body. He sees patients privately at The Princess Grace Hospital, London and Elstree Waterfront Medical Centre, both part of HCA Healthcare UK.

After graduating from University College London with a first-class honours degree in Human Anatomy, Mr Pollock went on to train at UCL Medical School, St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington and on the North Thames Orthopaedic Registrar rotation. Following this, he was appointed as a consultant at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) in 2004, where he held the position of Clinical Director of the Joint Reconstruction and Sarcoma Units from 2017 to 2021.

Mr Pollock has also undertaken several fellowships: Bone & Soft Tissue Tumours and Lower Limb Arthroplasty in Sydney Australia; AO Trauma Fellowship in Denver, Colorado; and a travelling fellowship that saw him visit Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Denver, San Antonio, Dallas, St Louis, Iowa, Memphis and Quebec.

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Current positions

As well as seeing patients privately at HCA Healthcare UK, where he is also Chair of the HCA UK Sarcoma Board, Mr Pollock has an NHS practice at the world-renowned Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

He was elected president of the British Orthopaedic Oncology Society in June 2023, and will serve a three-year term.

Mr Pollock is widely published, with more than 100 research papers on joint reconstruction and bone cancer to his name, (visit ResearchGate for more details) and regularly presents his work at national and international meetings.

He has a passion for teaching and is an instructor on many of the postgraduate courses at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.


Mr Pollock also belongs to a number of medical societies, including:

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Hip Society
  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Oncology Society (President Elect)
  • British Sarcoma Group
  • International Society of Limb Salvage
  • European Musculo Skeletal Oncology Society (Board Member)
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