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Dr Ajai Seth

Sports & Exercise Medicine (consultant)

 

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About me

Dr Ajai Seth is a highly experienced Consultant in Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Medicine. He has dedicated his career to helping people with sport and exercise related injury and illness.

He believes that everyone deserves the very best treatment for their sporting injuries/illnesses, whether they are an olympian, or a first time runner. Dr. Seth works with top elite sports clubs and teams and is able to apply the same medical principles for his athletes to the everyday exerciser. He values the time, dedication and determination that people put into their health, and feels they deserve the best medical advice to make the right decisions. He has a holistic approach to treating injury, taking the time to explore all his patients' needs; physically, mentally and socially.

Sports Medicine

Dr. Seth is one of a small number of Consultants in the UK who specialise purely in sports medicine. He has undergone in-depth training to develop a unique clinical skill set. Dr. Seth works with the England Men's Football Development squad, but also for British Athletics, European Tour Golf, Women's Tennis Association (WTA).

Dr. Seth also prides himself in working in disability sport, and is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Team GB Wheelchair Tennis and the Tennis Foundation, Britain's largest Tennis Charity. He also has a passion for travel and Expedition Medicine, which has seen him accompany medical, scientific and charity expeditions all around the world. He also has vast experience in treating musculoskeletal injuries from children and adolescents to veteran exercisers, both male and female.

What to expect at your appointment

Dr. Seth specialises in using non-surgical techniques to rehabilitate patients from injury. He believes that exercise and physical activity is the best form of rehabilitation. In his consultation, he is able to assess your injury or illness and provide an accurate diagnosis. He is able to perform an ultrasound scan in the consultation and is able to arrange other imaging such as MRI, CT scan efficiently if required.

Dr. Seth believes that patients should be in control of their care and rehabilitation. He helps his patient understand their injury and go through any scans or investigation with them in detail to ensure they have the full clinical picture. From there, Dr. Seth creates a joint management plan with his patients.

He works closely with other specialists in the same clinic including physiotherapists, strength and conditioning coaches, podiatrists and soft tissue therapists, with seamless transition between practitioners if required. In the uncommon scenario where a surgical opinion is required, Dr. Seth has a vast amount of contacts who specialise in the surgical management of sport injuries to ensure his patients receive the best advice and care.

Career history

Dr. Seth studied medicine at University College London, graduating in 2008. Outside of his private practice and elite sport work, he maintains his passion for his work in the NHS as Physician Lead for the musculoskeletal services at Circle MSK Greenwich, London. He also works as a Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Headley Court DMRC with the Ministry of Defence.

His qualifications include:

- MBBS
- BSc (First Class Hons) Neuroscience
- MSc (Merit) Orthopaedic Engineering
- MRCS, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons
- MRCGP, Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners
- PGCert Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Dr. Seth belongs to the following committees:

- British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine (BASEM) Executive Committee Member
- The Royal Society of Medicine, SEM Council Member
- FFSEM, Fellow of the Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine

Dr. Seth also has a strong academic interest having published in sports medicine peer reviewed journals, and conducting a Research Fellowship at the University of California, San Francisco. His has presented his research findings internationally.

Areas of interest

Sports medicine; musculoskeletal medicine; overuse injuries; sport doctor; paediatric medicine; tendon, muscle and joint injuries; Achilles tendon; Sports injuries; overuse injuries; Shoulder injury; Running injuries; Stress fractures; Sports Trauma; Tendonitis; Tendinopathy; Shin splints; Hip disorders; Musculoskeletal ultrasound; Ankle pain; Groin pain; Knee pain; foot pain; Joint injection; Orthopaedics; Back pain; Football medicine; Tennis Medicine; ultrasound injection; shockwave therapy; sport and exercise medicine; sports medicine; sports injury; musculoskeletal injury; dance medicine; diagnostic ultrasound; ultrasound guided injections; corticosteroid; hyaluronic acid; shockwave therapy; MSK doctor; sports injury doctor; MSK pathway; heel pain; sports injury specialist; impingement; ITB; Plantar fasciitis; Tennis elbow; Golfers elbow; Rotator cuff; Sciatica; Acupuncture; Chronic pain; shoulder pain; Muscle injury; Bursitis; Arthritis; Carpal tunnel; US020; AA663; W9030; US014

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Procedures completed

  • W9030

    Injection(s) +/- aspiration, into joint, cyst, bursa with image guidance - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

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