Meet the Team

All patients visiting the Shoulder Unit have access to a large and highly skilled multidisciplinary team.

Our doctors and physios are all highly experienced specialists ensuring that, whatever their upper limb injury or complaint may be, patients receive the utmost care and attention.



Our Consultants


Other Services

All patients visiting the Shoulder Unit have access to a large and highly skilled multidisciplinary team. Our doctors and physios are all highly experienced specialists ensuring that, whatever their upper limb injury or complaint may be, patients receive the utmost care and attention. For further information about our team, please select a group from below:

Anaesthetists

Dr John Dick B Sc MB ChB FRCA

John qualified from St Andrew’s and Manchester Universities in 1995. Appointed Consultant Anaesthetist at UCH in 2006 and has a special interest in Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks which he teaches Internationally.

Dr Alan McGlennan BSc, MB BS, FRCA

Alan McGlennan qualified from UCL Medical School in 1997. He trained in Anaesthesia in the Central London School of Anaesthesia and was appointed Consultant at the Royal Free in 2007. Dr McGlennan has an interest in the use of ultrasound in regional anaesthesia. He is now the Training Program Director for Central London School of Anaesthesia.

Imaging Consultants

Imaging of shoulder and elbow problems is performed in consultation with musculoskeletal radiologists in a bright and spacious, purpose built unit, situated on the hospital’s ground floor.

A team of six specialist musculoskeletal (MSK) radiologists provide cover every working day.

Physiotherapists

The Physiotherapy Unit at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of the UK’s leading physio centres, offering a comprehensive range of services at your convenience.

Our department is staffed by experienced chartered physiotherapists whose variety of specialist skills and interests cover every area.  They work closely with some of country’s finest consultants and nurses, offering the highest standard of specialist care and attention.

Sports Physician

Dr Noel Pollock BCh (Hons) MSc Sports Med FFSEM CESR (Sport & Exercise Medicine)

Dr Noel Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University. He works as a Sports Medicine Doctor for UK Athletics, providing medical services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth and Lee Valley Athletics Centre.