Mr Giuseppe Morassi

MD MSc Phd(c)


  • Specialities Spinal and Neck Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Spinal Disorders
  • Telephone 01273 627007 (Brighton Enquiries) or 07479756193 (Medical Secretary)
  • Year of first qualification 2003
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Greek, Romanian, German, French

  • GMC Number 7484491
  • Fax 01273 627003

Profile

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. 


Clinics

  • Ad Hoc

Locations

Current posts

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

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



Member of

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

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

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.