Ryan Alan Seals, DO

Ryan Seals, DO

Senior Associate Dean, Interim Chairman & Assc. Prof. - Family Medicine
For an appointment: 817-735-DOCS (3627)
Academic Affairs-TCOM
Research interests:Neuromusculoskeletal medicine/osteopathic manipulative medicine

Dr. Ryan A. Seals firmly believes in the power of the body to heal itself and that it is the role of the physician to aid in the healing process. With a degree in nutritional sciences, he incorporates dietary principles into his patient care philosophy.

Dr. Seals has a passion for treating patients by applying osteopathic principles and techniques. This includes addressing musculoskeletal problems (neck pain, back pain and extremity pain) and neurologic complaints, such as headaches. Treatment also extends to visceral problems, such as acid reflux. Treatment modalities include osteopathic manipulation, traditional pharmaceuticals, and injection therapies with prolotherapy, homeopathic injections and neural therapy.

He has worked at UNT Health Science Center’s Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine since 2012. Dr. Seals enjoys sharing his knowledge with patients, medical students and resident physicians. He is actively involved in instructing all levels of medical students and residents through lectures, hands-on labs and other didactic activities.

Dr. Seals has served on the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners in multiple areas involving COMLEX test grading and standardization. He also has been a presenter and table teacher for presentations on osteopathic manipulative medicine (OMM) at state and national levels.

Additionally, Dr. Seals gives back to the school and community by participating in a variety of health fairs and Student American Academy of Osteopathy events. He also is involved in multiple research projects with osteopathic manipulation and educational curricular design.

Academic:Year 2 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Course Director

Board-certified in Family Medicine and Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

Integrated Family Medicine/Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency, Florida Hospital, East Orlando

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University


Honors:2014 – WOW Award for Excellence in Service, UNT Health Science Center

2012 – Community Service Award, Florida Hospital Residency Program

2008 – Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence, OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine