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)
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Areas of expertise

  • Sports injuries
  • Knee
  • Ultrasound scanning
  • Injection therapy
  • Musculoskeletal medicine
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Recommendations for Dr Seah

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Recommended by:

  • 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

  • byMr Sam Gidwani, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist surgeon

    Recommended Sport & Exercise Medicine Specialist

  • byMr Stephen Davies, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah has a high level of knowledge regarding sports and exercise medicine. He has an ability to taking everything into account, treating the patient holistically, and will always strive towards providing the most up-to-date and excellent intervention for the individual patients. We have worked well together with several patients where we have bounced ideas off each other to clinically reason a certain pathology which has led to a successful outcome.

  • byMs Sinead Delaney, Physiotherapist

    Rick is an amazing doctor I have worked with for over 6 years. He works with a wide range of injuries and has very extensive experience with musculoskeletal injuries. He knows many other doctors not only in his field but across all of medicine and can refer to the best practitioner if your problem is not within musculoskeletal field. He is very empathic to all his patients and he adapts his treatment plans to each individual patient.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • by Mr Daniel McCarthy, Osteopath

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

  • by Mr Michael Harrop, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is excellent with myofascial and muscular issues.

  • 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

  • byMr Sam Gidwani, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist 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

  • byMr Stephen Davies, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah has a high level of knowledge regarding sports and exercise medicine. He has an ability to taking everything into account, treating the patient holistically, and will always strive towards providing the most up-to-date and excellent intervention for the individual patients. We have worked well together with several patients where we have bounced ideas off each other to clinically reason a certain pathology which has led to a successful outcome.

  • byMs Sinead Delaney, Physiotherapist

    Rick is an amazing doctor I have worked with for over 6 years. He works with a wide range of injuries and has very extensive experience with musculoskeletal injuries. He knows many other doctors not only in his field but across all of medicine and can refer to the best practitioner if your problem is not within musculoskeletal field. He is very empathic to all his patients and he adapts his treatment plans to each individual patient.

  • 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.

  • by Mr 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.

  • by Mr Daniel McCarthy, Osteopath

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

  • by Mr Michael Harrop, Physiotherapist

    Dr Rick Seah is excellent with myofascial and muscular issues.

  • Address

    • Telephone or video consultation

      Available for patients, please call to arrange, London, E14 4QT

    • Pure Sports Medicine, Canary Wharf E14

      Level 2, Cabot Place West, Canary Wharf, London, 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

    General Medical Council
    British Association of Sports and Exercise Medicine (BASEM)
    British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine
    Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine UK
    Royal College of Physicians
    Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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