Having attended Southampton University Medical School in 1993, MR Edward Seel went on with orthopaedic training at Wessex deanery, considered nationally as one of the most prestigious academic training schemes. His sub-specialty training in spinal surgery took place at Southampton University Hospital and he completed his fellowship level at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen’s Square, London. Along with his personal expertise, Mr Seel has gained a wide breadth of knowledge as a result of his experiences in these institutions.
Mr Seel’s practise is sub-specialised in the field of spine surgery and allows the patient to be assessed, diagnosed and treated with spinal conditions in Buckinghamshire, including non-operative, injection therapies as well as all aspects of open spine surgery. The following areas are of specific interests, back pain, sports injuries, sciatica, cervical disease (neck or arm pain), adult deformity, motion preservation surgery and minimally invasive techniques.
Mr Seel is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is very involved in education. He completed a Postgraduate master’s in medical education at Dundee University. For his thesis, he reviewed the Southampton University Medical School curriculum and redesigned the undergraduate musculoskeletal component. He is also an NHS Clinical Tutor for Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust and a member of the Speciality Training Committee for Trauma and Orthopaedics at the Oxford Deanery School of Surgery. He is a contributor to the AO Spine Europe spinal trauma curriculum and has undertaken research into orthopaedic and spinal conditions presenting his findings on national and international stages.
As well as focussing on his academic studies, Mr Seel also has many social interests. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also has a passion for sailing and is a qualified dinghy instructor and Yachtmaster. He has competed in various regattas worldwide including the Australian National Farr 40 championships and the Fastnet Race.