Dr. Colin Poole, MD

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Dr. Colin Poole, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

St Lukes Clinic Orthopedics 600 N Robbins Rd, Boise, ID 83702 Get Directions

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Colin E. Poole, MD, AAOS, ABOS is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and specializes in joint replacement, adult trauma, and general orthopaedics. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed his fellowship at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, sub-specializing in total joint replacement surgery.Read more

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4.3
based on 33 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Poole
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Poole's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Boise, ID |
Absolutely terrible physician. Became offended when I asked about simple questions regarding my surgery, didn't care about me or my procedure at all. He was only interested in whether I could pay for my surgery. I'm a young, insured athlete and would never let him operate on me
in Boise, ID |
Doctor Poole is wonderful !! ... a good person and a fantastic surgeon. Two hip replacements with fabulous results. Both times my experience with Dr. Poole was great. He is a very caring physician and has great skill. He and his staff are attentive and helpful. Long waits to get appointment but well worth it.
in Boise, ID |
Fantastic ! Great communicator, great staff, very efficient & compassionate. A+ with a bullet !!!
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Replacement With Robotic Assistance
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Idaho.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Wa School Of Med
    Virginia Mason Med Center

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Poole's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Why Does Experience Matter?

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Dr. Poole's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Poole

Level of trust in provider's decisions
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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Poole's Care Philosophy

Colin E. Poole, MD, AAOS, ABOS is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and specializes in joint replacement, adult trauma, and general orthopaedics. He earned his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Washington in Seattle. He completed his fellowship at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in San Diego, sub-specializing in total joint replacement surgery.