hip and pelvic surgeon

Mr William Poole

MBBS, BSc, MRCS, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Poole is an NHS Consultant in Trauma & Orthopaedics at the North Bristol NHS Trust. He specialises in hip replacement (primary and revision) surgery as well as pelvic and acetabular and complex lower limb trauma. He works in Southmead Hospital and the Spire Hospital, Bristol. Mr Poole is a Hip Surgeon specialising in hip replacement, pelvic reconstruction, and sports injuries.



Email :WillPoole.Secretary@SOC-Bristol.co.uk

Website : SOC-Bristol.co.uk

Phone :Call Emma Smyth +44 117 9339983

Address : SOC Bristol Ltd, Spire Hospital Bristol, Bristol, BS6 6UT, UK



Mr Poole is and NHS Consultant at the Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery at North Bristol NHS Trust. NBNHST is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and runs the Major Trauma Centre at Southmead hospital. Mr Poole works within the internationally renowned Pelvic and Acetabular Trauma Reconstruction Unit at Southmead Hospital, receiving referrals of patients from all over the world. Mr Poole is a member of the British Orthopaedic Association and the Orthopaedic Trauma Society.


Medico-legal & Medical Negligence Experience

Mr Poole does not undertake medico-legal expert witness work.


Research Interests and Publications

Mr Poole has published research and review papers in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include fracture fixation, pelvic trauma surgery, hip replacement for arthritis and acute trauma and rehabilitation. He continues to undertake and publish research and articles on current orthopaedic and trauma practice. For a list of his publications click here:Poole WEC

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience

Mr Poole has had a broad training and wide experience in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. He graduated from University College London Medical School with MBBS in 2010 also with a BSc in Infection Science in 2008.

He completed basic surgical training in Wessex, before Specialist Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery training in the Kent, Surrey and Sussex region. He was awarded FRCS (Tr & Orth) and Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Orthopaedic Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and admitted to the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council.

He then underwent further advanced fellowship training in Pelvic and Acetabular trauma and Hip reconstruction at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia in 2020-21. Whilst in Australia he gained experience and accreditation in robotic hip surgery. Mr Poole has been a Consultant in Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery in Bristol since 2022, specialising in hip arthroplasty (primary and revision) as well as pelvic and acetabular reconstruction and complex lower limb trauma.


Peer Reviewed Audit

Mr Poole is involved in the systematic critical analysis of his own and his colleagues’ standards of medical care and surgical practice as required by the General Medical Council. Mr Poole undertakes rigorous annual appraisal.



Mr Poole works in a teaching hospital and has been involved in tutoring medical students, nursing staff and physiotherapists. He teaches junior doctors and surgeons in training. Mr Poole is an active member of renowned national and international surgical training faculties, giving lectures and surgical training in Europe and many other countries.