Dr Andrew Pool

Consultant Rheumatologist


Specialises in

I studied medicine at Westminster Medical School qualifying in 1986. I spent three years in research in the department of academic rheumatology at St Georges Hospital Medical School, London. l was trained in both rheumatology and acute internal medicines by the South Thames Regional Training Scheme. I was awarded a certificate of specialist accreditation in both rheumatology and internal medicine in 2000.

I was appointed as a consultant rheumatologist and physician in 2000, at the East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust. I have a large NHS commitment to the north of East Sussex with up to eight clinics per month in Uckfield and Crowborough.

To book an appointment with me please call my secretary directly on 07527 267309.


Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Andrew Pool at Spire include:


Other treatments

  • Inflammatory rheumatic disorders
  • Osteoporosis
  • Soft tissue rheumatism

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Additional information


Osteoporosis; Rheumatology; Inflammatory rheumatic disorders; Soft tissue rheumatism; Special clinical interests: Inflammatory Arthritis, Gout Fibromyalgia, Soft Tissue Rheumatology, Osteoporosis, Joint injections, PMR/Giant cell arteritis

Professional memberships

Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians

  • The effects of exercise on patients with rheumatoid arthritis
  • Glycosylation differences in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Consultant Rheumatologist and physician, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinical lead for Rheumatology services, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust

My interests include sailing, windsurfing and ski touring.

Telephone 07527 267309
Private secretary Sheila
Private secretary telephone 07527 267309
Private secretary email info@medi-sec.uk