Mr Robin Seagger

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

MBBS, MSc, FRCS

Personal profile

Mr Seagger studied at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, London, where he qualified as a doctor in 1998. He undertook his orthopaedic training in the Severn Deanery (Bristol area) before embarking on sub-specialty training in shoulder surgery. He was awarded fellowships in Exeter and 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 

Clinical Interests

  • Shoulder decompression
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder stabilisation
  • Keyhole shoulder surgery
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder steroid injections
  • Arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs
  • Arthroscopic stabilisation surgery
  • Arthroscopic decompression surgery
  • Acromioclavicular joint surgery
  • Elbow surgery
  • Nerve releases
  • Frozen shoulder release surgery and treatment

Professional Memberships

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

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