Dr Rick Seah

Consultant in Sport & Exercise Medicine


Year qualified:1999


Personal profile

Dr Rick Seah graduated from Guy's & St Thomas' Hospital Medical School, King's College London, in 1999. He subsequently obtained his Master's degree with distinction from University College London in 2005. He carried out clinical research at the Olympic Medical Institute in Harrow and spent 5 years as a specialist registrar training in Sports & Exercise Medicine. He is listed on the General Medical Council's specialist register and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, RCP & RCSEd.

Dr Seah currently works as a consultant in Sports & Exercise Medicine at Pure Sports Medicine Clinic in London. He is also a sports physician at the English Institute of Sport, treating elite athletes at the EIS clinics in University College Hospital and Lee Valley Athletics Centre, London. He is an honorary physician at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is currently the EIS physician for the British Fencing team.
He was previously a member of the Wembley National Stadium event medical team; as well as a member of the medical team for the Olympic test events of rowing, canoe sprints and volleyball. He was also part of the sports medicine team for both the London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games.

Professional Memberships

  • UK Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, RCPL and RCSED
  • Irish Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine, RCPI and RCSI
  • British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine
  • British Institute of Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Academy of Medical Educators
  • Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management
  • General Medical Council
  • Royal Society of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Overuse sporting injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Traumatic musculoskeletal injuries
  • Tendinopathies
  • Exercise-induced leg pain (EILP)
  • Soft-tissue and muscle dysfunction
  • Acute and chronic myofascial pain management
  • Musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Obesity-related lifestyle issues
  • Physical activity and exercise prescription

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