Mr Giuseppe Morassi

Qualifications

MD MSc Phd(c)

GMC number: 7484491

Practicing since: 2003

Specialties

Orthopaedic surgery

Consultation times

  • Ad Hoc
  • Overview

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About

Mr Morassi is a Consultant Complex Spine Surgeon at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. After completing his CCT in Trauma and Orthopaedics in Greece, he embarked on a two-year Fellowship at the internationally renowned Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery (CSSS) based at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.  

After completing his fellowship, he was appointed as a Consultant Spinal Surgeon in the same unit – one of the biggest and busiest spinal units in the UK – where he was privileged to work with leading figures in the field of spinal surgery.

He has gained significant surgical experience and is able to deal with a variety of spinal pathologies including congenital and degenerative spinal conditions, spinal infections, spinal trauma, spinal tumours and spinal deformity. 

Special interests

Mr Morassi has developed a special interest in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and endoscopic (keyhole) surgery to the spine. 

Mr Morassi is actively involved in teaching endoscopic spine surgery to qualified spine surgeons as well as teaching medical students, junior doctors and surgical trainees.

Other interests

Treatments undertaken by Mr Morassi include:

  • Cervical spine surgery – Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF), Cervical Disc Replacement (CDR)
  • Endoscopic transforaminal discectomy for lumbar disc herniation
  • Spinal deformity correction
  • Microdiscectomy for lumbar disc herniation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for fractures and fusion procedures
  • Lumbar decompression surgery for spinal stenosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint fusion
  • Spinal injections
  • Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty for osteoporotic spinal fractures


Languages spoken

English, Greek, Romanian, German, French

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Giuseppe Morassi at Nuffield Health

  • Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion surgery (ACDF)
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Facet joint injections
  • Lumbar discectomy surgery
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Nerve blocks
  • Nerve surgery
  • Osteotomy
  • Spinal decompression
  • Spinal fusion
  • Vertebroplasty

Locations Mr Giuseppe Morassi works with

Related experience

Research

Mr Morassi is a keen researcher with numerous papers published in peer-reviewed international journals and numerous presentations in national and international conferences. He has been an investigator in international multicentre clinical trials.

He has completed an MSc degree in Metabolic Bone Diseases from the University of Athens (Greece) and is is in the process of writing a dissertation to complete his PhD

Memberships

  • British Association of Spine Surgeons
  • AO Spine
  • North American Spine Society

Other post held

  • Consultant Complex Spine Surgeon at the Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

Declaration

Mr Giuseppe Morassi does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Giuseppe Morassi does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Giuseppe Morassi does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.