Mr Robin Seagger

Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon

MBBS MSc FRCS

Year qualified:1998

Specialty

Personal profile

London under the supervision of Mr Tim Bunker and Mr Andrew Wallace, two leading and respected arthroscopic shoulder surgeons. He subsequently undertook a further fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at The Avon Orthopaedic Centre, Bristol under Mr Mark Crowther and Mr Neil Blewitt. During his fellowships, he has been actively involved both in research and the treatment of numerous world class sportsmen. 

Mr Seagger’s primary concern is with obtaining optimal results for his patients. The management goals can range from the reduction of pain and dysfunction to return to high level sporting activities. He actively audits his practice, using internationally validated scoring systems. 

Mr Seagger has also published in a number of journals including:

Surgeon Operated Ultrasound in a One Stop Shoulder Clinic
Seagger R, Hamer P, Bunker TD
In Print Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England 

Impingement and Degenerative Cuff Disease
Seagger R, Wallace A
Orthopaedics and Trauma, Vol. 25:1, Feb 2011

Beware Glenoid Dysplasia Mimicking Bone Trauma In The Injured Shoulder
Seagger RM, Loveridge J, Crowther M.
International Journal of Shoulder Surgery. 2009. 3:2: 37-40 

A Rare Combination of an Axillary Artery and Brachial Plexus injury due to a Proximal Humeral Fracture
Seagger RM, Kitson J
International Journal of Shoulder Surgery. 2009 3:3 71-73 

Imaging of rice bodies in a non-rheumatoid shoulder 
Robin M. Seagger; Simon J. Gregg-Smith 
Rheumatology 2007 46: 64-64 

Prevention of secondary osteoporotic fractures - why are we ignoring the evidence?
Seagger RM, Howell J, David HG 
Injury. 2004 Oct; 35(10):986-8 

Securing the head during shoulder surgery- a new and cost effective method.
Seagger RM, Murray J, Gregg-Smith SJ
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2003 November; 85(6): 429 

Professional memberships


  • British Elbow and Shoulder Society
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Medical Defence Union

Clinical Interests


Mr Seagger has a subspecialist interest in the diagnosis and treatment of the whole spectrum of problems related to the shoulder girdle and elbow including arthroscopic and open procedures of the shoulder and open procedures of the elbow. 

Operations performed include advanced arthroscopic surgery for instability and rotator cuff problems. Complex open procedures including joint replacement surgery for arthritis (joint resurfacing, hemiarthroplasty, total shoulder replacement and reverse polarity shoulder replacement) and surgery to treat trauma and fractures around the shoulder, clavicle and elbow. 

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