Dr Rick Seah, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

Dr Rick Seah MBBS, MSc, FFSEM (UK), MAcadMEd, MFMLM, MRCGP, MFSEM (UK&I), DCH, DFFP, DSEM (UK&I)

Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

MBBS, MSc, FFSEM (UK), MAcadMEd, MFMLM, MRCGP, MFSEM (UK&I), DCH, DFFP, DSEM (UK&I)

Areas of expertise

  • Sports injuries
  • Knee
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Injection therapy
  • Musculoskeletal medicine

Recommendations for Dr Seah

These recommendations are for information purposes only. Doctors providing recommendations do so in good faith and are not responsible for clinical outcomes.

Recommended by:

  • byMr Richard Simpson, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah possess good communication skills and is very knowledgeable in his field. He's very good at multi-disciplinary team work. Draws on more than one profession to get results for patients.

  • byMs Jennifer Touzel, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is an excellent sports physician. He's good at communicating. He's really good with providing an in-depth diagnosis and management plan.

  • byMr Daniel McCarthy, Osteopath

    I would recommend Dr Rick Seah for any musculoskeletal injury or sports injury for a good quality diagnosis and management plan.

  • byMr Nima Heidari, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

    Trusted colleague and would be happy to refer a member of family to him.

  • byMr Adil Ajuied, Knee Surgeon

    Great sports and MSK specialist. Leading ultrasound interventionalist

  • byMr Michael Harrop, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is excellent with myofascial and muscular issues.

  • byMrs Sara Badvie, Laparoscopic, Colorectal and General Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • byDr Dominique Dock, GP

    Rick is approachable, enthusiastic and thorough in his consultation with patients. I have only heard praise about the service he has provided my patients. In addition he has been an excellent counsel when I personally needed a professional to look after my complex ankle sport injury, and I have since climbed the Matterhorn in Zermatt.

  • byDr Anurag Verun Patel, GP

    Dr Rick Seah is incredibly skilled in his field. His clear and caring style of communication aids to his ability to address complex clinical problems. He puts others at ease and finds time to explore all options. My patients have found him excellent in his expertise, support and treatment on their road to recovery.

  • by Dr Eric Woo, Radiologist

    A first-class sports medicine doctor who treated my nephew's rugby injury. Highly recommended.

  • by Mr Charles Willis-Owen, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • by Mr Sam Gidwani, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • by Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Multi-skilled sports doc

  • byDr Dominique Dock, GP

    Rick is approachable, enthusiastic and thorough in his consultation with patients. I have only heard praise about the service he has provided my patients. In addition he has been an excellent counsel when I personally needed a professional to look after my complex ankle sport injury, and I have since climbed the Matterhorn in Zermatt.

  • byDr Anurag Verun Patel, GP

    Dr Rick Seah is incredibly skilled in his field. His clear and caring style of communication aids to his ability to address complex clinical problems. He puts others at ease and finds time to explore all options. My patients have found him excellent in his expertise, support and treatment on their road to recovery.

  • byMr Nima Heidari, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

    Trusted colleague and would be happy to refer a member of family to him.

  • byMr Adil Ajuied, Knee Surgeon

    Great sports and MSK specialist. Leading ultrasound interventionalist

  • byMrs Sara Badvie, Laparoscopic, Colorectal and General Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • by Dr Eric Woo, Radiologist

    A first-class sports medicine doctor who treated my nephew's rugby injury. Highly recommended.

  • by Mr Charles Willis-Owen, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • by Mr Sam Gidwani, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • by Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Multi-skilled sports doc

  • byMr Richard Simpson, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah possess good communication skills and is very knowledgeable in his field. He's very good at multi-disciplinary team work. Draws on more than one profession to get results for patients.

  • byMs Jennifer Touzel, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is an excellent sports physician. He's good at communicating. He's really good with providing an in-depth diagnosis and management plan.

  • byMr Daniel McCarthy, Osteopath

    I would recommend Dr Rick Seah for any musculoskeletal injury or sports injury for a good quality diagnosis and management plan.

  • byMr Michael Harrop, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is excellent with myofascial and muscular issues.

  • Address

  • Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf E14

    Level 2, Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf, London, GB, E14 4QT

  • About Dr Rick Seah

    GMC number: 4643302

    Year qualified: 1999

    Place of primary qualification: University of London

    Dr Rick Seah studied medicine at Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals Medical School, King’s College London, graduating in 1999. He is a consultant at the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH) and an honorary consultant at UCLH. He works at Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf in London as a consultant in Sports and Exercise medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include exercise medicine and image guided injection. His sporting interests are tennis, swimming, kayaking and hiking.

    Dr Seah was a Sports Physician at the English Institute of Sport (EIS), British Fencing, British Canoeing, GB Wheelchair Tennis, Abu Dhabi International Triathlon, Wembley Stadium Event Medical Team and Olympic Medical Institute. He also worked as a Sports Medicine Doctor at the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games. He is a fellow of the UK Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine - FFSEM (UK) and a recipient of the UKADIS Malcolm Read Scholarship Award in Sport & Exercise Medicine.

    Areas of expertise

    • Sports injuries
    • Knee
    • Ultrasound scanning
    • Injection therapy
    • Musculoskeletal medicine
    • Back and neck
    • Anterior knee pain
    • Degenerative joint disease
    • Exercise-induced leg pain (EILP)
    • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
    • Myofascial pain syndromes
    • Performance & dance medicine
    • Physical activity prescription
    • Soft tissue dysfunction
    • Bone stress injuries
    • Tendon, ligament and muscle injuries
    • Work-related & overuse disorders
    • Acupuncture
    • Shockwave therapy
    • Pain management
    • Shoulder & elbow pain
    • Hip pain
    • Knee pain
    • Leg pain
    • Foot & ankle pain
    • Overtraining syndrome
    • Orthobiologics & PRP
    • Compartment pressure testing
    • Dryneedling
    • Emergency medicine
    • Internal medicine
    • Orthopedics

    Frequently asked questions

  • What are the common symptoms that your patients tend to present with?

    The common symptoms that patients present with when they first see me include musculoskeletal joint pain and swelling. This also includes issues such as stiffness and difficulty with usual activities or daily living.

  • What are the treatments that you're able to offer your patients?

    I'm able to offer patients diagnostic ultrasound scans, as well as access to all the common musculoskeletal imaging modalities such as MRI, x-rays and CT. I'm also able to offer them ultrasound-guided procedures such as cortisone injections, acupuncture and also compartment pressure testing, along with shockwave therapy treatment for chronic tendon and ligament injuries.

  • What are your areas of sub-specialist interest?

    My areas of subspecialist interest include all forms of musculoskeletal injury and medicine, exercise-induced leg pain and also bone stress injuries.

  • Professional memberships

    Other specialists recommended by Dr Seah

  • Mr Richard Simpson, Physiotherapist

    I have worked together with Mr Richard Simpson recently on a lot of common musculoskeletal injuries such as low back pain and knee issues, and the outcomes have been very encouraging. He comes across very well to patients and does take a lot of time to explain the problems and management of them.

  • Mr Ali Noorani, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgeon

    Technically able sports and trauma related upper limb surgeon. Significant expertise with massive rotator cuff injuries and reverse shoulder replacements. Friendly and approachable to patients and colleagues. Excellent teacher.

  • Ms Ele Bray, Physiotherapist

    I've worked with Miss Ele Bray on a whole range of musculoskeletal issues. She has a very nice way with her patients and they often appreciate their time and approach with trying to manage their difficult injuries.

  • Mr Michael Harrop, Physiotherapist

    Michael is a very capable and approachable physiotherapy colleague. We have collaborated on many cases together, usually lower limb and backs, and I find his input to be highly valuable.

  • Mr Stephen Davies, Physiotherapist

    Mr Stephen Davies is a very experienced physiotherapist. He enjoys treating spinal injuries. We've had quite a few cases where we successfully managed patient symptoms.

  • Mr Adil Ajuied, Knee Surgeon

    Adil is a very caring clinician who takes a thoughtful and thorough approach to managing patients with knee pathology. Highly recommended!

  • Mr Nima Heidari, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

    Significant expertise in trauma and lower limb reconstruction surgery. Very professional in approach to his patients.

  • Dr Stephen Thompson, Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

    Steve is a highly valued consultant colleague; caring and thorough in his care with patients.

  • Dr Deane Halfpenny, Pain medicine specialist

    I've known Dr Deane Halfpenny for more than a decade. I've spent two years of my specialty registrar training under his care. He has a very thorough approach to managing musculoskeletal and all forms of persistent pain syndromes. He does this through a comprehensive MDT approach and also via various injection techniques.

  • Mr Simon Owen-Johnstone, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Simon has helped me with patients who have upper limb injuries over the years. I have always found his approach to be thoughtful and measured, a vital attribute especially when dealing with complex cases. A highly recommended colleague.

  • Mr Charles Willis-Owen, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    I have known and worked with Charles on lower limb injuries over a number of years in central London. He is a thoughtful, caring clinician and a technically proficient surgeon. London's loss is the South Coast's gain!

  • Mr Sam Singh, Leading Senior Foot and Ankle Consultant

    Sam treats complex foot and ankle injuries on a regular basis. He is well-liked by colleagues and patients who appreciate his methodical approach and good sense of humour! An excellent surgical operator.

  • Mr Amit Amin, Orthopaedic Surgeon

    Highly recommended Foot & Ankle surgeon. Methodical approach to managing sports & trauma-related injuries, engages well with rehabilitation colleagues. Significant expertise in major orthopaedic trauma.