Consultant Profile

Dr Andrew Pool

Dr Andrew Pool FRCP,MBBS
Practicing at:
Spire Sussex Hospital, Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
  • General medicine
    • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatology
    • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
    • Osteoporosis
    • Soft tissue rheumatism
Special clinical interests:
  • Inflammatory Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Soft Tissue Rheumatology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Joint injections
  • PMR/Giant cell arteritis
Research interests:

The Effects of exercise on patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Glycosylation differences in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Rheumatologist and Physician at East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust. Dr Pool is also the clinical lead for Rheumatology services at East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust.

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
Private secretary:
Mrs  Sheila Fox
Private secretary telephone number:
07527 267309
Private secretary email address:
Every other Tuesday evening
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr Andrew Pool studied medicine at Westminster Medical School qualifying in 1986. He spent three years in research, in the department of Academic Rheumatology at St Georges Hospital Medical School, London.
Dr Andrew Pool was trained in both rheumatology and acute internal medicines by the South Thames Regional Training Scheme. He was awarded a certificate of specialist accreditation in both rheumatology and internal medicine in 2000.
Dr Andrew Pool was appointed as a consultant rheumatologist and physician in 2000, at the East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust. He has a large NHS commitment to the north of East Sussex with up to 8 clinics per month in Uckfield and Crowborough.

Personal profile:

Dr Andrew Pool interests include sailing, windsurfing and ski touring.

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