Dr. Colin Poole, MD

Dr. Colin Poole, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Colin Poole, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

600 N Robbins Rd

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Poole performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Poole's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Poole "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."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • 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)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • 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 Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
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21  Procedures

  • 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, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Cape Town, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poole's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poole to family and friends
42 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Poole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Dr Poole and Nicole, are very good at what they do. Very good communications as to what was going to happen.
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Dr. Poole completed my total knee replacement at the end of July 2017 and did a fabulous job. I am delighted with my recovery and progress. He is a skilled surgeon who really cares about his patients.
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Only worried about getting as many patients in as possible with high pay
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Had another surgeon replace knee and then called out on family emergency. Dr. Poole stepped in to manage my care and was brilliant during hospital stay. Amazing bed side manner and got my pain under control - should have had him from the start and will have him replace other knee for sure. Cannot...more
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Excellent surgeon, maybe the best in the Treasure Valley. Replaced both my knees, 8 years apart, without any complications. Great listener and bedside manner.
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