Dr Richard Seah

Dr Richard Seah

MBBS, MSc (Hons), MAcadMEd, MRCGP, MFSEM, FFSEM(UK), DCH, DFFP, Dip Football Med, DipSEM(GB&I)

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports & Exercise Medicine

Recommended by 3 specialists
23 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.97

Explanation

4.93

Top feedback

“Rick was very understanding, explained everything clearly, and immediately organised the next steps in my treatment.“
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Subspecialties

  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Injury
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Mandarin
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4643302
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £260

    Follow-up appointment: £190

    Practices worked at

    The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront

    The Waterfront Beaufort House Elstree Road, Elstree, United Kingdom, WD6 3BS
    811 reviews

    The Institute of Sport Exercise & Health (ISEH)

    170 Tottenham Court Road, London, United Kingdom, W1T 7HA
    159 reviews

    About

    Dr Richard Seah is a consultant in musculoskeletal and sports & exercise medicine at RNOH Stanmore. He consults privately at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), The Wellington Hospital Elstree Waterfront & Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf, London. He is also an honorary sports physician at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust & British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM).

    Dr Seah is interested in all aspects of musculoskeletal and sports injury, including acute traumatic injury, chronic overuse injury, and myofascial pain syndromes. He oversees all aspects of the management process, from diagnosis to rehabilitation and subsequent injury prevention.

    Dr Seah qualified in medicine in 1999 at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, University of London. He went on to gain his IABSEM diploma and a Master's degree in SEM with distinction in 2005. He then trained for 4 years as a London Deanery SEM speciality registrar and spent a further year as a senior registrar. He has trained for a total of 12 years in the NHS. He is an accredited specialist and generalist and is also a qualified musculoskeletal sonographer.

    Dr Seah has previously been a sports medicine doctor at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. He has also worked with the English Institute of Sport, British Fencing, British Canoeing and Wheelchair Tennis. In addition, he was a medical officer for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon for four years and the Wembley National Stadium event medical team for two years.

    www.LondonSportsPhysician.co.uk

    Procedures

    • Injury Rehabilitation
    • Ultrasound
    • Dance Medicine
    • Exercise Advice
    • Exercise Prescription
    • Joint Injection
    • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
    • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
    • Orthobiologics
    • PRP Treatment
    • Prolotherapy
    • Shockwave Therapy
    • Shoulder Hydrodilatation
    • Soft Tissue Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Knee Pain
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis (Hip)
    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    • Hip and Groin Pain
    • Joint Injury
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sports Injuries
    • Adolescent Athlete
    • Ankle Sprain
    • Ankle Tendonitis
    • Bursitis
    • Bursitis (Shoulder)
    • Cartilage Injury
    • Cricket Injury
    • Dance Injury
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Disc Injuries
    • Endurance Sports Injuries
    • Football Injury
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Ligament Injury
    • Musculoskeletal Injury
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Radiculopathy
    • Rugby Injury
    • Running Injuries
    • Shin Splints
    • Shoulder Impingement
    • Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder)
    • Soft Tissue Injury
    • Spondylolisthesis & Spondylosis
    • Sports Medicine
    • Stress Fractures
    • Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
    • Tennis Injury
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    Education

    Education:

    • Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery Degree- MBBS. Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School, King’s College London, University of London (1999)
    • Diploma in Child Health- DCH. Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health (2002)
    • Master’s Degree in Sport & Exercise Medicine (with Distinction)- MSc (Hons). University College London, University of London (2005)
    • Diploma in Sport & Exercise Medicine- DSEM (GB&I). Intercollegiate Academic Board of Sport & Exercise Medicine of Great Britain & Ireland, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (2005)
    • FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine (2020)

    Memberships:

    • UK Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (2006)
    • Irish Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine (2006)
    • Academy of Medical Educators, UK (2010)
    • Faculty of Medical Leadership & Management (2012)
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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.97
    Bedside Manner
    4.97
    Explanation
    4.93
    Knee Pain
    3/30
    Shoulder Pain
    3/30
    Back Pain
    2/30
    Bursitis (Hip)
    2/30
    Musculoskeletal Medicine
    2/30
    ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury
    1/30
    Hip and Groin Pain
    1/30
    Injury Rehabilitation
    1/30
    Joint Injury
    1/30
    Sports Injuries
    1/30
    Ultrasound
    1/30
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Rick was very understanding, explained everything clearly, and immediately organised the next steps in my treatment.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent treatment everything explained. Treatment given and so far results have been brilliant.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    I left feeling that after he has assessed the MRI scan that I will receive an expert opinion of my complaint and the way to treat it
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Extremely professional, excellent diagnosis and explanation with an agreed action plan. I would highly recommended Rick.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Very professional
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Open, friendly, took his time to explain the suspected diagnosis, discussed a plan of action, also described how diagnostics would help, carried out one set of diagnostics himself at my first appointment and then recommended further diagnostics & gave a clear outline of route to recovery, as well as acupuncture work at the time in order to provide some more immediate relief from my injury,
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Seah was compassionate and diagnosed me after years of pain
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Friendly and provides clear upfront communication ahead of procedures. Helpful
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    He has recently fixed an enduring pain in my hip and two years ago my plantar fasciitis. Brilliant.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Really good. Dr Seah was really good and immediately relieved pain I have had in my leg for many years to a more comfortable level and gives me confidence he will be able to heal my problem totally soon
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 specialists
    Mr Sam Singh
    Mr Sam Singh
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    I have referred patients to them

    "Rick is an experienced Sports Doctor and a good opinion."

    02-02-2020

    Recommended for:
    Sports Injuries
    Mr Andrew Goldberg OBE
    Mr Andrew Goldberg OBE
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Most doctors treat just the problem presented to them. Rick refreshingly looks at patients as a whole and takes a very holistic approach to care. He spends a lot of time getting to know his patients and offers an exceptional standard of care."

    27-04-2019

    Recommended for:
    Musculoskeletal Injury
    Mr Amit Amin
    Mr Amit Amin
    Orthopaedic Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "I have known Rick as a friend and colleague for many years, and he is a specialist in Sport and Exercise medicine. We have worked together treating patients with simple and complex problems. Rick is an exemplary professional, thorough and he gives patients the time they need to fully understand their condition/problem. On top of this, he is an extremely pleasant individual, and I have no hesitation recommending his services to my patients/friends and family."

    21-12-2020

    Recommended for:
    Dance Injury, Tendinopathy (Tendonitis), Sports Medicine
    , Sports Injuries, Sports Injuries, Hip and Groin Pain, Tennis Injury, Running Injuries, Rugby Injury, Back Pain, Cricket Injury, Football Injury, Endurance Sports Injuries, ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Injury, Ankle Sprain, Shoulder Tendinopathy (Pitcher’s Shoulder), Shoulder Pain, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis), Osteoarthritis, Cartilage Injury, Shin Splints, Musculoskeletal Injury, Ligament Injury, Joint Injury

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