Dr. Charles Seal brings to Fauquier Health a wealth of expertise in diagnosing and treating spinal injuries and disorders. Having spent the last decade researching the spine and presenting his findings, Dr. Seal has discovered new techniques to help improve our patients’ lives. Some of his specialty areas include comprehensive spinal care, degenerative and traumatic diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine, cervical myelopathy, spinal stenosis, and minimally invasive treatment of spinal disorders. Dr. Seal understands that when working together as a team with the patient and rehabilitative therapists, the needs of the patient will always remain the primary focus.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 2001, Dr. Seal completed the University of Maryland Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Internship and Residency Program. Following, Dr. Seal completed the Bohlman Spine Surgery Fellowship at Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals— one of the nation’s premier comprehensive spine surgery fellowship programs, known best for producing leaders and innovators in the field.
Honors and Awards
Among his many academic honors, Dr. Charles Seal graduated magna cum laude in his undergraduate program at Texas A&M University. During his undergraduate years, he also studied abroad at Lancaster University in England.
Throughout his education, training and career, Dr. Seal has conducted numerous research projects related to surgical procedures of the spine, hand and wrist. His findings have appeared in Seminars in Spine Surgery, Current Opinion in Orthopaedics, Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association, and Essentials of Musculoskeletal Imaging. He has also presented his research at numerous leadership conferences and medical events, including the North American Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and Wake Forest University.
Dr. Charles Seal has been in private practice at Fauquier Health with the Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center since 2007. He also is the volunteer team physician for the Kettle Run High School sports program.
Learn more about our orthopedic physicians on our orthopedic services page.